Author: Roald Dahl

Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl

Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl

Traditionally, I think Roald Dahl’s books are a quirky delight.  Even if he was sort of a horrible person, his childrens books are memorable and fun.  If you look past the unfortunate things that weaseled their way in. So lets talk about Fantastic Mr. Fox.  If this is a beloved tale from your childhood, you may want to skip this review, because I’m not going to be particularly nice.  A lot of Dahl is woven in my childhood, but not this book, so it’s easier to be objective and grumpy. I’m going to give two different descriptions of the book: Description One: […]

Posted February 13, 2019 in Reviews // 0 Comments //
The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me by Roald Dahl

The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me by Roald Dahl

This little book was quirky, fun and adorable.  Everything I’d expect from Roald Dahl. I know I don’t often review children’s books, but some just deserve a bit of love.  Silly nostalgic books from silly nostalgic authors.  Between The BFG and Matilda, Roald Dahl ruled my childhood.  And, as I’ve grown into adulthood, I’ve learned he wrote a lot more books than I knew when I was a kid.  Am I going to let being 28 stop me from reading them?  Um, no. The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me is a cute little one-off story about a boy and his three […]

Posted March 4, 2018 in Reviews // 3 Comments //