3/5 Performance poet Laura Dockrill remembers growing up with Dahl's heroine Matilda.
BBC Radio 3
4/5 Michael Rosen celebrates the dazzling language and clever observation of Dahl's poetry.
5/5 Dahl's biographer Donald Sturrock recalls meeting the storyteller in his writing hut.
Mariella Frostrup presents a special programme celebrating children's literature.
BBC Radio 4
Dr Sophie Coulombeau explores the limits of children's literature.
What does Dahl's correspondence with his mother Sofie tell us about his writing?
The illustrator discusses his working relationship with the renowned author
JK Rowling's books are those most adults say every child should read, a BBC poll reveals.
Celebrating everything awesome about authors, brilliant about books & wicked about words
Three children's authors talk about their writing on BBC Northern Ireland's The Arts Show
Will you prevail as a genius like Matilda or is the title Mr or Mrs Twit fitting?
Former Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman on how to become a successful author
Samantha Bond explores Edith Nesbit’s favourite place to visit as a child
Watch the trail for The Marvellous World of Roald Dahl on BBC Two
Radio 4 celebrates Roald Dahl's centenary with plays and documentaries - find out more
The Awesome Authors season is part of Love to Read, a celebration of reading in 2016
Richard Coles finds out how a few passages have blighted the book’s reputation
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