We absolutely love Roald Dahl books, however, be warned as some of his children’s books are a little scary, and a little close to the knuckle.
Carry on reading for our top 10 Roald Dahl books every child should read, or at least watch the movie. These will certainly become family favorites in no time.
These books are perfect for Roald Dahl Day on September 13th, or anytime you want to discover a new fun book.
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Matilda is probably in my top 10 ever favorite books. It is such a classic that everyone should read. Of course, you could watch the movie, but the book as always is better.
It's about a very smart little girl whose parents are mean, and she encounters a wonderful teacher, and her headmistress is a villain. There really is something in here for everyone, from pranks to a few scary moments.
The BFG is another family favorite. The Big Friendly Giant is a friendly and silly giant who befriends a little girl called Sophie.
The original movie from 1989 is absolutely terrifying for younger children in my opinion though. I remember watching it when it came out and have very fond memories, but I was 12 at the time. I watched it with my son when he was about 7 years old and we ended up turning it off within the first 5 minutes!