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Why I love reading Roald Dahl

By MIA RAJESH
May 03, 2020 09:08 IST
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Mia Rajesh, 8, a student of Rockwoods International School, Udaipur shares her reading list:

Mia Rajesh

I have been reading many story books since I was young. But my favourite author is Roald Dahl.

I like all of Dahl’s books; my favourites are The BFG, The Twits, and Matilda.

Before I tell you about these books, I must tell you about Roald Dahl.

Along with being a terrific author, did you know that he was a spy, an ace fighter pilot, and a chocolate historian?

Now, let me tell you about the books I loved reading:

In BFG, the Big Friendly Giant helps an adventurous girl called Sophie defeat disgusting man-eating giants!

The Twits is about two twits who eat bird pie, play tricks on each other, and keep a family of monkeys in a cage.  Read this story to see how the monkeys get their revenge.

My favourite among the three is Matilda. Matilda is the story of a girl whose parents are absolute nincompoops (foolish). She is brilliant, and has a surprising secret power!

I like Roald Dahl’s books because they are funny and wonderful!


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