Roald Dahl remains one of our best-loved authors. His creativity and mischievous mind seem to have struck a chord amongst children and adults alike, and more than 20 years after his death we are still entranced by his writing.
Above: Roald Dahl photographed in April 1954 by Carl Van Vechten.
If you want to know more about the man and his work, then Roald Dahl Facts is designed to provide a quick, simple and fun snapshot of some of the key facts and figures on his life and his writing.
I hope you find something of value - happy reading!