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Roald Dahl

Born on 13th September 1916, Cardiff, Wales

Died on 23 November 1990

Roald was a British novelist, short-story writer, poet, screenwriter, and wartime fighter pilot. His books have sold more than 250 million copies worldwide.

He has won many awards for his contribution to literature including the 1983 World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement and the British Book Awards' Children's Author of the Year in 1990. 

Other work by Roald Dahl