The Roald Dahl Treasury

Sections: Information | Description | Reviews | Fun Stuff | Covers | Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Japanese, Norwegian and Serbian Covers


Information on identifying editions is from Richard Walker’s “Roald Dahl – A Guide to Collecting His First Editions”.

  • First editions:
    • Jonathan Cape, 1997, UK.
      • To identify: Used a number line and published with a dust jacket priced at £19.99.
    • Viking, 1997, USA.
      • To identify: Used a standard single statement found after numerous © dates as the final listing of 1997 and published with a dust jacket priced at $35.00.
  • Illustrations by:
    • Quentin Blake
    • Patrick Benson
    • Raymond Briggs
    • Babette Cole
    • Bert Kitchen
    • Lane Smith
    • Posy Simmonds
    • Ralph Steadman
    • Fritz Wegner
    • Christopher Wormell
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The Roald Dahl Treasury brings together some of the most dazzling moments from his work for kids. In this collection, we see Dahl in all his moods and it shows why his writing has become an essential part of childhood the world over. Four themed sections – “Animals,” “Magic,” “Family, Friends & Foes” and “Matters of Importance” – take the reader on a journey into Roald Dahl’s unique imagination. In each section, there is a mix of complete stories, extracts from longer fiction, rhymes and memoirs as well as unpublished poetry and letters. A host of Roald Dahl’s best-loved characters are here, from the Enormous Crocodile to Willy Wonka, from the Minpins to the Twits, from James to Matilda.


Fun Stuff


Dutch Covers – Roald Dahl’s schatkamer

Finnish Covers

French Covers – Le Grand Livre de Roald Dahl

German Covers – Die große Roald Dahl Schatzkiste

Japanese Covers – まるごと一冊 ロアルド・ダール

Norwegian Covers – Den store Roald Dahl boken

Serbian Covers – Riznica Roalda Dala