Today is Roald Dahl Day!

September 13th, 2009 by

The BFG character is actually based on Roald Dahl himself... Can you see the resemblence?

The BFG character is based on Roald Dahl himself... See a resemblance?

Today is the birth date of one of my favorite authors, Roald Dahl. He was born September 13, 1916 and lived a long 74 years, during which he wrote many wonderful stories for kids and adults.

In last week’s podcast, Karen and I talk the how we’re going to celebrate Roald Dahl Month in “code.” Based on what we’ll be doing, can you guess which Roald Dahl books we’re celebrating?

Nancy: Eat a peach and take a nap!
Karen: Wear purple contact lenses and eat a whole bunch of candy!

Alright, tired of guessing? Highlight here:
[Nancy: James and the Giant Peach and The BFG]
[Karen: The Witches and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory]

Let us know in the comments what your “code” celebration is. We’ll try to figure out your Roald Dahl book!

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