On-demand: Roald Dahl Day 2018

How will you celebrate Roald Dahl Day at your school? Make sure you don’t miss the official Roald Dahl Day Show! In just thirty minutes your pupils will learn all about Roald Dahl’s writing secrets so they can start their own stories.

What to expect on show day:

1.30pm A countdown will begin playing – this will give you a chance to check your connection is working but is not part of the main show.

2.00pm The show begins – gather your pupils around a screen in a classroom, school hall or library. You will need an account for each classroom.

Throughout the show you can see your school shout-outs on screen by tweeting @PuffinBooks using #RoaldDahlShow

Have pencils and paper ready for Quentin Blake’s drawing challenge –  he has sent a series of photographs for pupils to follow and instructions which will be read out by the presenter, Ed Petrie.

2.30pm The show ends (but you can watch it again On-Demand afterwards)

Don’t forget to enter the Bug Buddy competition in the Party Pack –  the entry deadline is Friday 19 October!

If you love finding out about where Roald Dahl got his ideas, then plan a visit to the  Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Free teaching resources

Get ready with the Roald Dahl Day party pack and enter the 'Bug Buddy' competition for a chance to win a signed book from Quentin Blake

Register for Roald Dahl Day 2018

To register for this show you need to create an account or log in to your account.

Once you’re logged in you will be able to register for this show, submit questions to the author, enter competitions, and also watch the show live.

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