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The Official Roald Dahl Site
A big, friendly giant peach of a chocolate factory of a site!
Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

This official site of the well loved children’s author, Roald Dahl, contains everything you ever wanted to know about Dahl and much more, including biographical information, photos,
lesson plans, and games.
The site is designed with the same imagination and flair that make Roald Dahl’s work so engaging. Sound, animation, and colorful graphics are sure to attract the younger set. Links are clearly marked on the main page and there is also a top navigation bar with the same links. Macromedia Flash Player is required.

This site is informative for teachers who use the Roald Dahl books in the classroom and engaging for the students who love his work. The biographical information is extensive and includes a photo gallery and audio of an interview with the writer. Teachers will also find resources for using Dahl’s books in the classroom including lesson plan ideas, classroom activities based on the books, ideas from other teachers, and more. All sorts of interactive activities are available for students, including games based on incidents in familiar books, a monthly poll, the latest news, and postcards to send to friends. The “Books and Stuff” section provides visitors the opportunity to search for a particular work, such as James and the Giant Peach or Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and find a synopsis of the story, reader reviews, and a chance to add their own review.


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