HAPPY ROALD DAHL DAY 2019 – BIBLIOGRAPHY

HAPPY ROALD DAHL DAY 2019

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jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG Friday 13th September 2019

Happy Roajd Dahl Day FRRIDAY 13th October 2019

 My most favourite place to be today and most days is Roald Dahl’s writing shed. Oh the places you could visit.

To celebrate, as if you didn’t know here is a list of his novels

Dahl’s novels

Year of first

Title                                                                        publication            First edition publisher                         Scope

 

The Gremlins                                                        1943                       Random House, New York                Children

Sometime Never: A Fable for Supermen[a]   1948                       Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York Adult

James and the Giant Peach                                1961                       Alfred A. Knopf, New York              Children

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory                  1964                       Alfred A. Knopf, New York              Children

The Magic Finger                                                1966                       Harper & Row, New York                 Children

Fantastic Mr Fox                                                 1970                       Alfred A. Knopf, New York              Children

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator              1972                       Alfred A. Knopf, New York              Children

Danny, the Champion of the World                 1975                       Alfred A. Knopf, New York              Children

The Enormous Crocodile                                   1978                       Alfred A. Knopf, New York              Children

My Uncle Oswald                                                1979                       Michael Joseph, London                    Adult

The Twits                                                              1980                       Jonathan Cape, London                     Children

George’s Marvellous Medicine                         1981                       Jonathan Cape, London                     Children

The BFG                                                                1982                       Farrar, Straus and Giroux, NY          Children

The Witches                                                          1983                       Farrar, Straus and Giroux, NY          Children

The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me                    1985                       Farrar, Straus and Giroux, NY          Children

Matilda                                                                  1988                       Viking Kestrel, New York                 Children

Esio Trot                                                               1990                       Jonathan Cape, London                     Children

The Vicar of Nibbleswicke                                1991                       Century, London                                 Children

The Minpins                                                         1991                       Jonathan Cape, London                     Children

 

Poems – Dahl’s poetry

 

First edition publisher

Title                                                                        Year of first          publication

Revolting Rhymes                                               1982                       Jonathan Cape

Dirty Beasts                                                          1984                       Farrar, Strauss and Giroux

Rhyme Stew                                                         1989                       Jonathan Cape

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

There are no traffic jams along the extra mile. -Roger Staubach

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…a writing shed like Roald Dahl’s or Dylan Thomas’ where your adventures are limited only by your imagination

 GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

If prisoners could take their own mug shots…Would they be called cellfies?

LOVE IS…

Love is… someone to share a breath-taking view with

TRACK OF THE DAY

Sugar Baby Love – Rubettes

Highest Chart Position: No.1 18th May 1974

WHAT DAY IS IT?

Friday 13th October 2019

Roald Dahl Day

Blame Someone Else Day

Fortune Cookie Day

Positive Thinking Day

Defy Superstition Day

 

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