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Ruby Barnhill Cast as Sophie in The BFG Movie - Posted 1 day, 13 hours ago
Ruby Barnhill, a newcomer English actress, will play Sophie in The BFG. This project marks the first time Barnhill will take on a feature part. Steven Spielberg will take the helm of this Roald Dahl film adaptation as the director. Mark Rylance, a British t... [GalleyCat]

The Guardian Publishes Unreleased Chapter of Charlie & The Chocolate Factory - Posted September 2, 2014
Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and the occasion has brought about ... [GalleyCat]

School Librarian Betsy Lobmeyer Wins the Miss Honey Social Justice Award - Posted July 16, 2014
American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and Penguin Young Readers Group has partnered together to launch the "Miss Honey Social Justice Award." This prize was named after the kindhearted teacher in Roald Dahl's beloved novel, Matilda. The purpose behind this venture is to honor the work of an A... [AllTwitter]

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory Turns 50 - Posted July 15, 2014
Roald Dahl's classic children's book Charlie & The Chocolate Factory turns 50 this year. To commemorate the occasion, Penguin Young Readers has released a new paperback edition of the novel and is running its... [GalleyCat]

Roald Dahl's 'The Witches' Turns 30 - Posted October 8, 2013
2013 marks the 30th anniversary of the publication of The Witches by Roald Dahl. Over the years, the book has frequently appeared on the American Library Association's list of most challenged books. ... [GalleyCat]

Free Books That Inspired Roald Dahl - Posted September 13, 2013
Happy birthday, Roald Dahl! To celebrate the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and other classic kid's books, we've dug up free eBooks that inspired him as a young boy. In his autobiographical book, Boy: Tales of Childhood, Dahl ex... [semanticweb.com]

Free Books That Inspired Roald Dahl - Posted September 13, 2013
Happy birthday, Roald Dahl! To celebrate the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and other classic kid's books, we've dug up free eBooks that inspired him as a young boy. In his autobiographical book, Boy: Tales of Childhood, Dahl ex... [GalleyCat]

Half Price Books Starts Book Beard Trend - Posted August 7, 2013
Bookseller Half Price Books has launched a Book Beard tumblr page. They urged readers to imitate the catbearding photo trend, using books instead of cats. You can ... [GalleyCat]

Charlie & the Chocolate Factory Adapted on London's West End - Posted May 30, 2013
Get ready to sing with Oompa Loompas, fight for golden tickets, and eat a lot of chocolate! A musical adaptation of Charlie & the Chocolate Factory is currently playing preview shows in London. Award-winning actor Douglas Hodge stars as the genius, eccentric, confectioner Willy Wonka... [GalleyCat]

Penguin Book Covers Inspire Massive Wall Hanging - Posted November 7, 2012
Inspired by Postcards from Penguin, a card collection based on classic Penguin book covers, one couple created a massive wall hanging tribute to their favorite books. The couple posted the entire project on Reddit's DIY section.... [GalleyCat]

Roald Dahl Museum Opens Writing Hut Exhibit - Posted March 21, 2012
The UK-based Roald Dahl Museum & Story Centre has opened a new display: Roald Dahl's Writing Hut. According to Bucks Free Press, the hut reproduces the space that Dahl use... [semanticweb.com]

Roald Dahl Museum Opens Writing Hut Exhibit - Posted March 21, 2012
The UK-based Roald Dahl Museum & Story Centre has opened a new display: Roald Dahl's Writing Hut. According to Bucks Free Press, the hut reproduces the space that Dahl use... [GalleyCat]

Matilda the Musical Heads to Broadway - Posted March 1, 2012
Next year, Britain's Royal Shakespeare Company will bring Matilda the Musical to Broadway in New York City. According to United Press International, the UK production of the musical "continues to play to sold-out houses." Here's more from UK pro... [GalleyCat]

UK Royal Mail Issues Six Roald Dahl Stamps - Posted February 27, 2012
With a few days left in the Month of Letters Challenge, the UK Royal Mail has issued six "gloriumptiously" collectible stamps for Roald ... [GalleyCat]

Toni Morrison's 'Beloved' Challenged in Michigan - Posted January 13, 2012
In a Michigan school district, two parents have challenged an AP English class assignment to read Beloved by ... [GalleyCat]

Inappropriate Coloring Books - Posted January 5, 2012
Would you ever use a coloring book as a tool to teach your children about the Tea Party or female anatomy... [GalleyCat]

Media Critic Has Fun with SPOILERS Study - Posted August 11, 2011
As far as FishbowlLA is concerned, there can never be too many clever references to the granddaddy of all cinematic achievements, Citizen Kane. A film critic friend of ours in San Francisco, Pam Grady, recent... [FishbowlLA]

Brooke Jackman Foundation Launches Summer Reading List - Posted June 14, 2011
Celebrating the memory of a victim of the terrorist attacks on 9-11, the Brooke Jackman Foundation has launched its first annual summer reading list. Below, we've listed all the books selected by the foundation's advisory committee. The comm... [GalleyCat]

Roald Dahl & His 'Revolting' Cinderella Poem - Posted April 13, 2011
Happy National Poetry Month! Roald Dahl's prose will soon grace breakfast tables in the UK, but here's a taste of his poetic side. We've dug up this video of Timothy West and Prunella Scales reading ... [GalleyCat]

Roald Dahl's 'Tales of the Unexpected' Adapted for Stage - Posted February 4, 2011
Five stories from Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected have been adapted for the stage in the UK. On January 14th, Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales opened for previews on the West End. Jeremy Dyson wrote ... [GalleyCat]

Roald Dahl's 'George's Marvelous Medicine' Adapted for Stage - Posted January 10, 2011
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Roald Dahl's 'George's Marvelous Medicine' Adapted for Stage - Posted January 10, 2011
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Literary Thanksgiving Dinner - Posted November 26, 2010
As households around the country prepare Thanksgiving menus, we've started a #literarythanksgiving hashtag on Twitter to collect book-related dishes. Post your ideas in the comments or o... [GalleyCat]

Roald Dahl's Illustrator Misses Roald Dahl Funny Prize - Posted November 19, 2010
Louise Rennison and Louise Yates... [GalleyCat]

Roald Dahl and the Bad Report Card Factory - Posted September 2, 2010
This week Penguin imprint Puffin released a new ... [GalleyCat]

Books I Loved Growing Up Hashtag Sweeps Twitter - Posted August 20, 2010
The "books I loved growing up" hashtag generated a wave of tweeted responses this week. Book series dominated the list with titles like Encyclopedia Brown, Little House, the Boxcar Children, Sweet Valley High, Nancy Drew, The Babysitt... [GalleyCat]

Decemberists Lead Singer Colin Meloy Inks Three-Book Deal - Posted April 30, 2010
Colin Meloy--the lead singer and songwriter behind the critically acclaimed indie rock band The Decemberists--has sold a children's series to HarperCollins after a five-publisher auction. Entitled ... [GalleyCat]

After "Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars;" Updating Classic Children's Books - Posted February 26, 2010
Yesterday we pondered that movie trailer for ... [GalleyCat]

Adaptations Score New York Film Critics Circle Awards - Posted December 14, 2009
Today four adaptations of books scored five major awards from the New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC), moving one important step closer towards the Academy Awards. The literary winners were: Meryl Streep... [GalleyCat]

Wes Anderson Adapts Roald Dahl Book - Posted October 13, 2009
Director ... [GalleyCat]

Rosen Tapped as UK Children's Laureate - Posted June 12, 2007
The Bookseller reports that Michael Rosen has been selected as the new Children's Laureate, replacing novelist Jacqueline Wilson. The role will see him working to promote children's literature to as wide an audience as possible. He will hold the position for two years. Rosen's prolific w... [GalleyCat]

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