This resource is a SIMPLE TEXT, fully editable and informative 80 slide PowerPoint presentation on the life and work of Roald Dahl. It includes references to the following:-
- His birthplace, parentage, family
- His career - RAF fighter pilot
- His works including ‘The BFG’, ‘Matilda’, ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’, ‘Boy', ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’, ‘James and the Giant Peach’, 'Danny Champion of the World', 'The Gremlins', 'Going Solo'
- His likes, dislikes, interests, hobbies
- His imaginative and fun use of language and wordplay
- Dahl’s Children’s Gallery, Roald Dahl Plass, Roald Dahl Festival at Aylesbury, ‘Dahlicious Dress Up Day,’ - Dahl’s ‘Marvellous Children’s Charity.’
The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to Roald Dahl’s writing hut, BFG movie trailer, an audio of Roald Dahl giving writing tips and about his writing, Roald Dahl being interviewed by Terry Wogan and an interview with Roald Dahl's wife at Roald’s home in Gipsy Cottage, Great Missenden.
A more detailed presentation, more suitable for older pupils, is also available:
Roald Dahl Presentation
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