Roald Dahl voted favourite kids' author by teachers

Last updated at 14:24
Roald Dahl

It seems it's not just you lot who are fans of Roald Dahl - your teachers love him too!

The man behind Matilda and The BFG has been voted top children's author in an online survey of primary school teachers.

Harry Potter creator JK Rowling and The Gruffalo writer Julia Donaldson came joint second.

The Gruffalo was named best book by the 848 teachers polled by the Teachit Primary website.

The Gruffalo
The Gruffalo has been voted teachers' fave kids' book

Roald Dahl may not have topped the best book vote, but he had five books in the top 10 - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Twits, Danny the Champion of the World, The BFG, and George's Marvellous Medicine.