Roald Dahl was born in Wales to Norwegian parents on 13 September 1916 was very famous writer, screen writer, poet, TV presenter and lots more besides. He wrote many popular poems and novels for children’s and also wrote wickedly funny poetic re-writes of Children’s tales such as Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs and others. He also served in the Royal Air Force during World War II as a flying ace and intelligence officer, rising to the rank of acting wing commander.
Roald Dahl collections of short stories have been translated into many languages and have been best-sellers all over the world. Among them are “Someone like you “, “Sweet Mystery of Life “, “Kiss Kiss” and “Roald Dahl’s Book of Ghost Stories “. He wrote TV series like “Tales of the Unexpected” and the novel “My Uncle Oswald “. His books are full of imagination and fantasy.
He didn’t only write books for grown-ups, but also for children, such as “James and the Giant Peach “, “Fantastic Mr. Fox ” and “The Gremlins “. He is one of the most popular and best-selling children’s book authors. However, these stories are so sarcastic and humorous, that also adults appreciate reading them.
Roald Dahl died was died on 23 November 1990 at the age of 74. He was buried with his snooker cues, some very good burgundy, chocolates, HB pencils and a power saw. In his honour, the Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery was opened in November 1996, at the Buckinghamshire County Museum in nearby Aylesbury.
Read on to know some very famous Roald Dahl poems like The Three Little Pigs, The Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf and many more interesting poems.