By Rebecca Reed
It’s something that happens to many bookworms, you have so much to read but not enough focus. You really want to sit and curl up with your book but you end up reading the same sentence over and over again. It’s just frustrating, well not to worry we have a few tips to help you get out of that reading slump.
Regular readers of this blog will know that I am a massive fan of The BFG. I read a lot as a child and this became a firm favourite from the moment I read the first chapter. I love all of Roald Dahl’s children’s books, I can’t quite bring myself to read the ‘adult’ stories he’s written. In reminiscing on our favourite Dahl character, we’re come up with a list of all the things we learnt from the BFG.
Roald Dahl once boasted, lacking modesty, that his name was known to virtually every child in the western world. almost 30 years on from his death, it is safe to say that every child you will encounter has probably read or is currently reading one of his great children’s stories. However, should have added that he was already quite well known to his adult audience as well! Read on to discover the salacious world of Roald Dahl stories for adults.
You might have noticed that recently we’ve been talking a lot about Roald Dahl. We’re big fans of him here at World of Books. And it just so happens that this year marks 100 years of Roald Dahl, so there’s no better time to honour one of our all-time favourite children’s book authors.
Asking around the office of World of Books HQ, we’ve been collecting the best quotes from his books and we’ve compiled them here for your perusal.
By Sarah Pont – Customer Marketing Manager
From a very young age I was encouraged by my parents to read books and lots of them, because to me it never felt like a chore or something I had to do, I really enjoyed it.
Before the Harry Potter craze really took hold of me (and I mean really – I am still massively obsessed with the wizarding world despite being an actual grown up now) I loved the stories of Roald Dahl.