Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter-pilot, chocolate historian
and medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the
Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and many more
brilliant stories. He remains the World's No.1 storyteller.
Sir Quentin Blake, the first-ever Children's Laureate of the United Kingdom, has illustrated nearly 300 books, including most of Roald Dahl's children's books. He lives in London.
"Dahl's phenomenal popularity among children speaks for his breathless storytelling charms."-Publishers Weekly