Win a copy of The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl

The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl

Today we are celebrating 100 years of the fabulous Roald Dahl and her is my little SFG (small friendly giant) all dressed up for their special celebration at school.

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My children are both avid readers and Roald Dahl funny and fabulous books have been a significant and loves part of their reading journey. They have also seen his books enacted at the theatre and listened to the story cds in the car many times.

I can say that we do truly love Roald Dahl.

We were absolutely delighted to review The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl’ (published by Carlton Books), a fabulous new book that reveals the stories behind the spectacular tales of Roald Dahl. it gives gives fans an enchanting new insight into the fascinating mind of the world famous author and is perfect for adults and children alike. My two completely devoured this book! It is illustrated by the world best children’s illustrator Quentin Blake and it has a fun, scrap book style format.

It has fascinating facts and funny stories about the books and it really is a pure delight. This wonderful writer deserves celebrating and this book does exactly that.

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The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl

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  1. Tracy Nixon
    September 13, 2016 / 1:47 pm

    I have always loved the BFG! He is such a friendly giant and I loveall the strange words he uses – such as snozcumber and jumbly!

  2. Laura Banks
    September 13, 2016 / 8:06 pm

    a book my mum read to me called mervyn the mouse

  3. September 13, 2016 / 10:40 pm

    We are slowly getting into Dahl. We did part of the Persil BFG trail couple weeks ago. Then I did the River trail on my won, it was an amazing experience. Saw parts of London, I’ve never seen :0)

  4. Jean Vaughan
    September 14, 2016 / 11:49 am

    The BFG – read it, seen the film, watched it at the theatre. Fabulous story.

  5. Sarah Parkin
    September 14, 2016 / 7:20 pm

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

  6. iain maciver
    September 15, 2016 / 3:30 pm

    charlie and the chocolate factory

  7. Jennifer Toal
    September 15, 2016 / 3:56 pm

    The twits

  8. Sally Collingwood
    September 15, 2016 / 4:28 pm

    The BFG, nothing like it.

  9. Paul Meulen
    September 15, 2016 / 4:55 pm

    Georges Marvelous Medicine

  10. Tilly
    September 15, 2016 / 5:41 pm

    Although I read and was read to lots as a child my favourite childhood story was ‘not now Bernard’. It may have only been a few pages long but I found it more shocking and scarier than anything else as a child.
    I still can’t believe how awful his parents are!

  11. Andrea Fletcher
    September 15, 2016 / 5:55 pm

    We’re going on a bear hunt.

  12. lucy higgins
    September 15, 2016 / 6:39 pm

    I love the Enid Blyton books as they bring back fond memories of my childhood

  13. laura stewart
    September 15, 2016 / 6:49 pm

    cinderella 🙂

  14. Paula Barker
    September 15, 2016 / 7:55 pm

    Ballet shoes by Noel Streatfield

  15. Margaret Gallagher
    September 15, 2016 / 7:59 pm

    The Gruffalo Child is my favourite

  16. Samantha O'D
    September 15, 2016 / 8:38 pm

    The Jolly Postman

  17. sharon martin
    September 15, 2016 / 8:51 pm

    my favourite story is the velveteen rabbit

  18. Ann Marie Gould
    September 15, 2016 / 9:07 pm

    The Witches was always my favourite as a child- really caught my imagination 🙂

  19. Michelle smith
    September 15, 2016 / 9:12 pm

    Cinderella

  20. Mary Duncan
    September 15, 2016 / 11:44 pm

    Dogger, written and illustrated by Shirley Hughes. It made a huge impression on me as a child, and I love reading it to my little boy now

  21. Iris Tilley
    September 16, 2016 / 9:49 am

    Such a great movie love the book

  22. September 16, 2016 / 11:59 am

    I really like the BFG – need to go and watch the film!

  23. kim neville
    September 16, 2016 / 1:02 pm

    Charlie and the chocolate factory

  24. Victoria Lovell
    September 16, 2016 / 4:17 pm

    My favourite story was always Charlie and the Chocolate factory.

  25. JULIE WARD
    September 16, 2016 / 5:26 pm

    Grandson loves any book about Thomas tank and friends

  26. Lorna Ledger
    September 16, 2016 / 6:55 pm

    My favourite was lego!

  27. Katie Skeoch
    September 16, 2016 / 7:14 pm

    From Roald Dahl it has to be Charlie & the Chocolate factory

  28. Keith Hunt
    September 16, 2016 / 7:19 pm

    famous five go to smuggler’s top

  29. Lynn Heath
    September 17, 2016 / 1:29 pm

    Danny The Champion of the world!

  30. Corinne Peat
    September 17, 2016 / 7:46 pm

    We love the Twits

  31. Susan Sargent
    September 18, 2016 / 8:13 am

    Love BFG,

  32. MichelleD
    September 18, 2016 / 9:33 am

    The BFG is my favourite!

  33. Allan Fullarton
    September 18, 2016 / 2:59 pm

    Love the BFG – my favourite!

  34. Victoria B
    September 18, 2016 / 3:39 pm

    Carrie’s War – Nina Bawden

  35. MANDY DOHERTY
    September 18, 2016 / 3:53 pm

    The Witches

  36. Sheri Darby
    September 18, 2016 / 7:45 pm

    The BFG

  37. Shelby
    September 18, 2016 / 9:16 pm

    It’s so lovely that books that I grew up with and loved my son now enjoys. Roald Dahl’s stories are timeless and will be enjoyed by future generations too.

  38. EJ Dunn
    September 18, 2016 / 9:19 pm

    I loved anything by Enid Blyton

  39. AnnaH
    September 18, 2016 / 9:19 pm

    Julia Donaldson’s Room On the Broom and Eva Ibbotson’s Abominables for older children

  40. Kirsten Barthy
    September 18, 2016 / 10:12 pm

    The singing mermaid

  41. Ray Becker
    September 19, 2016 / 8:08 am

    BFG

  42. kirsty szekeres
    September 19, 2016 / 9:34 am

    Charlie and The Chocolate Factory

  43. carol boffey
    September 19, 2016 / 11:19 am

    BFG is my favourite

  44. Jade Hewlett
    September 19, 2016 / 11:30 am

    I like Matilda

  45. Stevie
    September 19, 2016 / 12:27 pm

    My favourite children’s story is Georges Marvellous Medicine.

  46. Wendy Guy
    September 19, 2016 / 2:52 pm

    The BFG is our favourite.

  47. Stephen Little
    September 19, 2016 / 3:00 pm

    Treasure Island

  48. Kim Styles
    September 19, 2016 / 3:53 pm

    Matilda- we love the story -it all comes good at the end!

  49. Lisa Houston
    September 19, 2016 / 4:38 pm

    We love reading Matilda in our house

  50. Angela McDonald
    September 19, 2016 / 5:31 pm

    ELMER the patchwork elephant!

  51. Deborah Mackenzie
    September 19, 2016 / 5:47 pm

    Hop, Skip and Jump by Enid Blyton

  52. Caroline Signey
    September 19, 2016 / 5:53 pm

    Matilda

  53. Kirsty Barraclough
    September 19, 2016 / 6:07 pm

    The Twits!
    Probably the only time I sat still in school was when this was ready at story time.

  54. September 19, 2016 / 6:31 pm

    The magic faraway tree by Enid Blyton

  55. Claire Matthews-curtis
    September 19, 2016 / 8:13 pm

    george’s marvellous medicine, my kids love it. Myself and the children like taking turns in reading it before bed. It gets my children reading and I enjoy reading to them. Fabulous prize X

  56. Zoe Warren
    September 19, 2016 / 8:15 pm

    I used to love reading The Twits. Roald Dahl books are so good, I’m looking forward to reading them to my kids now!

  57. gemma Middleton
    September 19, 2016 / 8:28 pm

    The BFG is the most fantabulous story ever! Thanks for the chance.

  58. Chrissie Curtis
    September 20, 2016 / 2:06 am

    We love the BFG

  59. Louise Mason
    September 20, 2016 / 7:23 am

    My daughter loves me to read the Hungry catterpiller, she just will not let me read anything else.

  60. kelly morgan
    September 20, 2016 / 8:32 am

    anne of green gables

  61. Jayne Kelsall
    September 20, 2016 / 9:38 am

    I used to love The Hungry Caterpillar .x

  62. zoe somerfield
    September 20, 2016 / 9:44 am

    Anything by Enid Blyton or Roald Dahl

  63. Persha den-Kader
    September 20, 2016 / 10:18 am

    I used to love Threadbear, I would insist my poor mum read it to me every night! It is a much loved book, which has now been passed down to my daughter who also insists on be being read regularly!! I think we both know it off by heart now!

  64. Alison King
    September 20, 2016 / 10:36 am

    My favourite children’s story? I love all of Roald Dahl but The Giraffe and The Pelly and Me is an absolute favourite! I’ve had given various favourite books to my nieces and nephews like Burglar Bill, Funny Bones, The Jolly Postman, Hairy Maclary, Each Peach, Pear, Plum, The Tiger Who Came To Tea, The Gruffalo, I Want My Hat Back, Meg and Mog, Not Now Bernard!, King Rollo, We’re Going On A Bear Hunt, Don’t Forget The Bacon and many more!

  65. Ruth Liddle-Howden
    September 20, 2016 / 1:31 pm

    I used to love the Mr Pinkwhistle books by Enid Blyton

  66. theresa cooke
    September 20, 2016 / 2:16 pm

    The Witches. scared me for ages

  67. karen watt
    September 20, 2016 / 7:14 pm

    Charlie & the Chocolate Factory

  68. Louise Crocker
    September 20, 2016 / 7:26 pm

    My favourite book as a child was Revolting Rhymes by Roahl Dahl and is now my children’s favourite:)

  69. ann clements
    September 20, 2016 / 7:27 pm

    I loved Alice in Wonderland

  70. Hayley Todd
    September 20, 2016 / 7:38 pm

    We love so many books at the moment, from The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom, Peace at Last and The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Princess and the Pea!

  71. Natalie Crossan
    September 20, 2016 / 8:55 pm

    The Big Friendly Giant xx

  72. September 20, 2016 / 9:52 pm

    the twits… i don’t know how many times we’ve read it 🙂

  73. Michelle Cheeseman
    September 20, 2016 / 10:18 pm

    The BFG and Charlie & The Chocolate factory where always my favourites.

  74. LORNA WILSON
    September 20, 2016 / 10:34 pm

    Nania..my favourite!

  75. Natalie Gillham
    September 20, 2016 / 11:24 pm

    The Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton is my all time favourite children’s story x

  76. Angela Pagan
    September 20, 2016 / 11:32 pm

    The Witches by Roald Dahl has always been my fave book. Even if it scared me just a wee bit!

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