Children’s Books Crossword Puzzle

This quiz is based on Roald Dahl’s works for children (including fiction, poetry, autobiography, and short stories). The Books section will be very helpful to complete it!

Children's Books Crossword Puzzle


1. Country where the Grand High Witch’s castle is located
5. James’ skinny aunt
6. Country where the Enormous Crocodile lives
7. Contains “Cinderella” and “The Three Little Pigs”
9. Mr. Hoppy is in love with Mrs.         
11. Matilda’s beloved teacher
13. Mr. Wonka runs a                  
16. He makes “marvelous medicine”
17. Sequel to “Boy”
18. Danny and his father poach these from Hazell’s Wood
21. In “Boy,” young Roald has an operation to have these removed
22. Led Dahl’s formation in Battle of Athens, ace Pat         
23. Occupation of “the hitchhiker”


1. Reverend Lee is the vicar in this village
2. Tortoise who Mr. Hoppy tries to make grow
3. The BFG catches them with a net
4. Outwits Boggis, Bunce, and Bean
5. What Billy rides to escape the Terrible Bloodsuckling Toothpluckling Stonechuckling Spittler
8. Egg-shaped aliens Mr. Wonka encounters in Space Hotel USA
10. Claims to have 100 legs, but really only has 42
11. Village where Gordon Butcher dug up priceless Roman treasure
12. The BFG’s favorite drink
14. Roald Dahl’s first published children’s book
15. Almost lost by Roald in automobile crash from “Boy”
19. James’ fat aunt
20. Trunchbull’s first name