Get ready for Roald Dahl Day 2018

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Roald Dahl Day is the annual, global celebration of the world’s number one storyteller, his beloved stories and unforgettable characters. Roald Dahl Day happens on and around September 13th, the author’s birthday. This year, James and the Giant Peach is leading the festivities so look out for mischief and mayhem from the giant bugs. Whether you’re celebrating in a school, at home or aboard a giant fruit you can find lots of brilliant ideas and activities in this year’s stupendous Roald Dahl Day party pack created with Pritt which is free to download from the Roald Dahl website. Make sure you don’t miss the Bug Buddies competition!

Look out for more updates on Roald Dahl Day throughout the summer, in the meantime, tell a teacher to sign up for the Roald Dahl Day show. Schools around the world will be gathering around the whiteboard in school halls and libraries for the annual Roald Dahl Day Show, created by Puffin Books. This year’s line-up includes: author and comedian Adrian Edmondson who’ll be sharing creative writing tips inspired by Roald Dahl; Rachel White, Collections Manager and Archivist from the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre; and a tour of London’s Natural History Museum. Schools can see their school shout outs on screen by using #RoaldDahlShow. Hosted by Ed Petrie, the show is live at 14:00 GMT on Thursday September 13th and free to watch then and “virtually live” at www.puffinvirtuallylive.co.uk

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