A celebration of the magic of children's literature throughout July 2016
Mariella Frostrup presents a special programme celebrating children's literature.
Dr Sophie Coulombeau explores the limits of children's literature.
Dahl's biographer Donald Sturrock recalls meeting the storyteller in his writing hut.
Michael Rosen celebrates the dazzling language and clever observation of Dahl's poetry.
Performance poet Laura Dockrill remembers growing up with Dahl's heroine Matilda.
Jeremy Dyson remembers his 10-year-old self's discovery of Dahl's short stories for adults
Frank Cottrell Boyce on the myth Dahl built around his plane crash during World War II.
Bestselling children’s author Julia Donaldson shares her musical passions.
Roald Dahl tells his own story in his own words with the help of his granddaughter Sophie.
JK Rowling's books are those most adults say every child should read, a BBC poll reveals.
The illustrator discusses his working relationship with the renowned author
What does Dahl's correspondence with his mother Sofie tell us about his writing?
Samantha Bond explores Edith Nesbit’s favourite place to visit as a child
Former Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman on how to become a successful author
Watch the trail for The Marvellous World of Roald Dahl on BBC Two
Three children's authors talk about their writing on BBC Northern Ireland's The Arts Show
Celebrating everything awesome about authors, brilliant about books & wicked about words
Will you prevail as a genius like Matilda or is the title Mr or Mrs Twit fitting?
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
All Books programmes for today, the week ahead and available on BBC iPlayer
Richard Coles finds out how a few passages have blighted the book’s reputation