Roald Dahl: Biography Main Points

  • Roald Dahl is one of the renowned authors.
  • Dahl was named after a Norwegian scientist.
  • Roald spent his boyhood in Oslo, Norway.
  • His father died when he was four.

Roald Dahl: Life

  • Dahl’s initial school was Llandaff Cathedral School.
  • Roald finished his education at Repton.
  • Roald became Shell Petroleum Corporation member operative.
  • Dahl became a pilot in Royal Force.


  • Roald works was influenced by inducing events.
  • Dahl ‘s wedding actress Patricia was another factor.
  • Dahl started making bedtime tales for children.
  • Constructing night tales was Dahls ideal training.

Professional Path

  • Forester influenced Roald’s works.
  • Dahl produced more than 30 children literature books (Roald Dahl Biography).
  • Majored in short stories, poems and screenplays.
  • Dahl’s books featured youngsters and monstrous adults.

Example of Books

  • Children stories would bring an enduring reputation.
  • Darkly comedic quality distinguished his writings.
  • An example is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
  • The protagonist were younger children in his work.

Example of Books

  • Esio Trot is a book about love.
  • Mr. Hoppy was in love with Mrs. Silver.
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox is a story about starvation
  • Mr. Fox help the underground animals to get food
  • Mr. Fox was rather clever


  • Dahl used Cubism artistic movement in writings.
  • Roald style was lighthearted and addressed youngsters.
  • Roald employed different figures of speech titles.
  • Dahl demonstrated high creativity in his narratives.

Style and Genres

  • Children’s fiction

    • 1943 – The Gremlins

  • Children’s poetry

    • 1983 – Dirty Beast

  • Adult fiction

    • 1986 – Two Fables

  • Non-fiction

    • 1946 – The Mildenhall Treasure (Facts about Roald Dahl books)

Information on Awards

  • Children’s Librarians Award in 1972
  • Surrey School Award in 1973 and 1975
  • Nene Award in 1978 (Awards)

Information on Awards

  • Roald tremendous work bolstered him to win awards till the year.
  • Interestingly of accolades were awarded to him posthumously.

Interesting Facts About Roald Dahl

  • Roald Dahl is an experienced moviegoer.
  • Roald Dahl had his own writer’s hut.
  • Roald Dahl had the same pair of shoes as the “BFG.”
  • Roald Dahl was a particular fan of wordplay and malapropisms.

Facts About Roald Dahl

  • The Ronald Dahl books can be found at
  • The Ronald Dahl website is dedicated to Roald Dahl fans.