Roald Dahl's Life

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Images Roald Dahl is Born Roald Dahl was born in Llandlaff, Cardiff. His dad died in 1920. Roald Dahl thought his mother was the most important person of his life. He had an older sister, but she died in 1920 because of appendicitis. His three sisters were named Astri, Alfhild and Else.
Shell Dahl joins Shell Oil Company Dahl's First Job. He got along well with the staff and enjoyed the job a lot, but he wanted a job where he could travel a lot.
Ges Sent to Africa He was sent there for his job. He LOVED it in Africa, as he finally was able to travel for his job. After a while it started to seem boring.
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Images Dahl gets Injured Roald Dahl was sent on a mission to fly his Gladiator (Plane) to Abu Sueir, Egypt. But on his way the plane ran out of fuel. He tried to land, but he crash landed on the ground, the plane caught on fire, and he rolled out of the cockpit.
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After the interview C.S. Forestor liked the interview so much that he put his story into the newspaper! It was Dahl's first story and how he became a writer.
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Timeline Over to You is published Roald Dahl's first adult book. It got great reviews. One reviewer called Dahl an author of great promise.
Timeline Sometime Never is published Dahl's second adult book. It was not a successful book.
220px patricia neal in the fountainhead trailer Dahl marries Patrica Neal Dahl meets her wife at a church in New York. They were both celebrities. Pat Neal was an actress, and Dahl, as you know, was a famous book author.
Timeline The Dahl's have their first daughter Roald Dahl's first daughter, Olivia, was born. She died 7 years later of disease.
Timeline Kiss Kiss is published Another one of Dahl's adult books was published, Kiss Kiss, it sold well, but reviewers did not like the book. They thought it was too gross.
Timeline Tessa is born The Dahl's second daughter. She grew up to be a English Author.
Timeline The Dahl's had there first son His name was Theo. On December 5th Theo almost died in a taxi crash. He barely survived.
Images James and the Giant Peach is published This 160 page book was one of Dahl's best known books. It sold tons of copies and is known as one of the greatest childrens books ever. It was a story about a little boy who escapes from his evil aunts in a giant peach.
Timeline Olivia Dies of Disease Olivia gets a disease called measles encephalitis at only age 7.
Images%20%281%29 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is published Probably Dahl's most known book. It sold tons of copies but got some bad reviews. It is a story about a kid who is very poor but gets a golden ticket in a chocolate bar. The ticket wins him a trip to Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory.
Timeline Lucy is Born Dahl's third daughter. She is now a british screen writer
Images%20%2810%29 The Magic Finger is published. Dahl's fourth childrens story. Its about a girl with a magic finger that can punish someone for what they did, but she had no control over it.
Timeline Dahl's mom dies of old age. Another one of Dahl's family disasters
You only live twice %28film%29 You Only live Twice (Movie) Dahl helps make the fifth James Bond movie. He wrote the screenplay for it.
Images%20%282%29 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Movie) Dahl's second movie. It was a musical, and Roald Dahl wrote the script.
Images%20%2811%29 Fantastic Mr.Fox is published Another on of Dahl's successful book's, but its my least favorite of his books. Its about a fox that steals birds from local farms, the owners of the farm get angry and go out to kill him. The book was 96 pages long. In 2009 the book was made into a movie.
Images%20%283%29 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (Movie) Dahl's third movie and most known one. It has the same story as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Images%20%2812%29 Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator is published The sequal to the beloved Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. It was not as popular though. Dahl was planning on making a Third book but never finished.
Images%20%2813%29 Danny, the Champion of the World is published Another one of Dahl's successful books. I am in fact reading this book right now :D. It's about a boy who has just learned his father's biggest secret.
Images%20%284%29 Dahl began working with Quentin Blake. Dahl's famous illustrator. He drew most of the covers for Roald Dahl books we see today.
Images%20%285%29 The Enormous Crocodile is published Dahl's first book with Quentin's illustrations. The funny and great illustrations made the book better! Its about a crocodile who tells the other animals that he's going to eat children.
Download%20%281%29 The Twits is published Another book by Roald Dahl. Its about a couple that spends there lives playing tricks on each other.
Images%20%286%29 The BFG is published And yet another one of Dahl's successful books. It was dedicated to his first daughter, Olivia, who died of measles when she was seven. Its about a little girl who one day sees a giant outside of her window.
Download Dahl divorces Pat Neal Dahl divorces Pat Neal, the actress, on the year of there 30th anniversary. Dahl marries his second wife, Felicity Crosland.
The witches roald dahl The Witches is published Another book by Roald Dahl. This book won the Whitebread Prize, a British literary award. Its about a little boy who learns how to tell if a person was a witch.
Images%20%287%29 Dahl's first autobiography is published. Dahl decided to write an autobiography named Boy. It tells the story of his younger years. The book became very successful.
Images%20%288%29 Going Solo is published The sequel to Boy. It explains Dahls later years in the war.
Images%20%289%29 Matilda is published Another one of Dahl's successful books. It's about a 5 year old girl whose parents don't pay attention to her much, if they did, they would discover she was really gifted.
Images Roald Dahl Dies Dahl dies of bone marrow disease. He will always be one of my favorite authors, and he wrote some of my favorite books.
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