Roald Dahl is one of those middle reader giants whose stories have seeped into a part of our culture – he created some amazing classics like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, Fantastic Mr. Fox, James and the Giant Peach, and many more children’s stories and some lesser known adult books as well as some non-fiction books, and a few television, film and play scripts. Even if you don’t recognize his name you know his books and the impact he’s had on children’s stories.
I really could write an entire post on Mr. Dahl but I wanted to showcase some beautiful alternative covers for some of my favorite stories by him. These images silkscreen art prints and curated by Galerie F for their upcoming exhibit on Mr. Dahl.
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (Book, 1972) Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Film, 1968) The Fantastic Mr Fox (Book, 1970 – Film, 2009) James and the Giant Peach (Book, 1961 – Film, 1996) Matilda (Book, 1988 – Film, 1996 – Musical, 2012-present) The BFG (Book, 1982 – Film, 1989) The Giraffe, and the Pelly, and Me (Book, 1985) The Witches (Book, 1983 – Film, 1990)