This book by Roald Dahl is the sequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Charlie and Willy are set for another hilarious and adventurous journey, only this time to the space. Not chocolates, but Roald dahl’s imaginations will  take you to luxury space hotels and  aliens hungry for humans. Who could have thought of space hotels??  This will for sure grab all your attention. Perfect sunday treat, go grab it soo

#4 James and the Giant Peach (1961)

Can you imagine living inside a giant peach? Well, James and the Giant Peach is the story of James, a young boy, who parents were killed by an escaped rhinoceros. living with two cruel aunts was such a torture for James that he flees away and starts living in a giant peach. There he becomes friends with a magical bug and flies away with it only to escape from his evil aunts. A true combination  of imagination and creativity.  I am sure this surreal yet charming story will definitely find a place in your heart.

#5 The BFG (1982)

The BFG (Big Friendly Giant) is an interesting story of a giant with huge ears who blows dreams into children’s window. This Giant with the help of Sophie, the kidnapped orphan, travel the world together and try and stop other giants from eating children. Doesn’t it sound gripping ? Imagine travelling the world on the ears of giant being, so cost effective, nai?  This is a must read for all, the adults and the kids, for it  talks about the power of dreams in a very simple, easy way. Even i want a giant who would blow dreams in my ears now. A very positive and interesting tale by the one and only Roald Dahl.

#6 Esio Trot (1990) 

Esio Trot is another Roald Dahl Short story one must read. No one can forget the turtle that won the race against the rabbit, I bet you wouldn’t forget this turtle too. A little secret, spell “Esio Trot” backwards and you get “Tortoise”. Isn’t this super cool?

Anyway, Esio Trot is a tale of Love.  Mr. Hoppy’s is in love with Mrs Silver while Mrs silver only has eyes for her pet, Alfie. This leads to Mr Hoppy making several plans to win Mrs Silver’s love, which only back fires. Wait! go read this romantic comedy before i spill the entire story here. It is worth a read for sure.

#7 The Witches (1983)

This is one of the most funniest books written by Roald Dahl. Another story that revolves around the life of an orphaned child. The Witches is about an orphaned boy who is sent to Norway to live with his grandmother, who warns him to be wary of witches. However, on their travel to England together, they come across a witch convention and encounter a very interesting magical adventure, one that should not be missed.  A story of witches who turn children into mice. Traumatizing, yet funny. A light hearted story for all, this will make you forget all your stress.

#8 Fantastic Mr Fox (1970)

Fantastic Mr fox is the story of  a father who tries his best to protect his family from three evil but not so bright farmers(Boggis, Bunce and Bean). From talking animals to adventurous food hunting rides, this Roald Dalh short story is not to be missed.  Fantastic Mr Fox was even adapted into a movie by Wes Anderson.  Join Mr Witty Fox on his adventures as he heads out in search of food for his family defying all odds and the evil farmers. This is a must read for all ages.

#9 The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me (1985)

Roald Dahl short stories are all about imagination, suspense, creativity, and unexpectations. Yet another interesting story by Roald Dahl that revolves around a Giraffe with an extending neck, a pelican with a bucket-sized beak, a dancing monkey, and a boy with big ideas. All of them together form an alliance to create the Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company. The story takes turn when they land  their biggest job.  All 677 of the Duke of Hampshire’s windows are now under their responsibility. Read this story to find out what and how things take place.

#10 The Twits (1980)

The Twits is one depressing story of  the abused monkey pet of a couple who hate each other. The story might sound depressing, but, it is not when Roald Dahl is the writer. This funny tale will surely have you rolling on the floor laughing. Tricking the husband into eating worms to tying the wife to helium balloon, this couple is not at all like the others. Gift it to your spouse and enjoy the spice of your relationship. The twist is a hilarious, entertaining and a worth read.

These were some of the amazing Roald Dahl books to read. Pick up Roald Dahl to put your laughter hormones to work. Bye-bye!