List of Roald Dahl Books

Some first edition covers of books by Roald Dahl

Above: Some first edition covers of books by Roald Dahl.

Introduction

Roald Dahl was as prolific a writer as he was creative, releasing fiction and poetry for children and short stories and non-fiction for adults. Here we present a chronological bibliography of works published during and after the author's life: children's fiction, children's poetry, adult fiction and non-fiction.

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Children's Fiction

1943 - The Gremlins

1961 - James and the Giant Peach

1964 (US) 1967 (UK) - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

1966 - The Magic Finger

1970 - Fantastic Mr Fox

1972 - Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

1975 - Danny, the Champion of the World

1978 - The Enormous Crocodile

1980 - The Twits

1981 - George's Marvellous Medicine

1982 - The BFG

1983 - The Witches

1985 - The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

1988 - Matilda

1990 - Esio Trot

1991 - The Vicar of Nibbleswicke (Posthumously)

1991 - The Minpins (Posthumously)

2005 - Roald Dahl's Incredible Chocolate Box (published posthumously for World Book Day, and including a missing chapter from Charlie and the Chocolate factory).

Children's Poetry

1982 - Revolting Rhymes

1983 - Dirty Beasts

1989 - Rhyme Stew

Adult Fiction

* All short story collections except where indicated.

1946 - Over to You: Ten Stories of Flyers and Flying

1948 - Sometime Never: A Fable for Supermen*

1953 - Someone Like You

1960 - Kiss Kiss

1969 - Twenty-Nine Kisses from Roald Dahl

1974 - Switch Bitch

1977 - The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More

1978 - The Best of Roald Dahl

1979 - Tales of the Unexpected

1979 - My Uncle Oswald*

1980 - More Tales of the Unexpected

1983 - Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories

1986 - The Roald Dahl Omnibus

1986 - Two Fables

1989 - Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life: The Country Stories of Roald Dahl

1991 - The Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl (Posthumously)

1997 - The Roald Dahl Treasury (Posthumously)

1998 - The Great Automatic Grammatizator (Posthumously)

2000 - Skin and Other Stories (Posthumously)

2006 - Roald Dahl: Collected Stories (Posthumously)

Non-Fiction

1946 - The Mildenhall Treasure

1984 - Boy: Tales of Childhood (Autobiography)

1986 - Going Solo (Autobiography)

1988 - Measles: A Dangerous Illness (a pamphlet published by the Sandwell Health Authority, written 26 years after he lost his first-born daughter, Olivia, to measles in 1962).

1991 - Memories with Food at Gipsy House (Posthumously)

1991 - Roald Dahl's Guide to Railway Safety (Posthumously)

1993 - My Year (Posthumously)

2016 - The Great Mouse Plot (published posthumously for World Book Day 2016, this title features a chapter from 'Boy'. It became the first Roald Dahl book to reach No. 1 in the UK book chart).


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