Best Roald Dahl Books


The Top Ten

1 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

The best book in the world


I read this as a kid and it's still one of my favorites

Amazing read. incredible!

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2 Matilda

One of my favorite Roald Dhal Novels! The genius of Roald dahl comes to life

Plain awesome. The end is really satisfying

Get it to number 1!

My sis loves this classic plus this is a book anyone can enjoy although in the movie they forget 2 more pranks. Also read the Bfg it is also gucci twins

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3 The BFG

Awesome book!

I swear that I thought "BFG" meant "Big Fat Guy" when I was seven - Ashes


Out of reading a total of 4 books by Dahl, The BFG is the best creation by Roald Dahl. I rate this book 10 of 10. This is a must read!

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4 The Witches

The witches is definitely the best Roald Dahl book. It is scary, it has a great storyline, the witches are such good villains and I still love it.

It is, without a doubt, the best and funniest Roald Dahl book ever! I totally recommend it! - Peppapigsucks

Best roald dahl book ever I have read all of the

Very good book!

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5 The Twits


Funny. - Ashes

This is the funniest book ever! The kind of book you can never get tired of

The twits! Should be in the top 10. Not Number 12. - lizard302

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6 James and the Giant Peach

It deserves a lot more votes. I love this book; it was the essence of my childhood. - Gg2000

A well-written story. It's not as popular as The BFG and Matilda but this book has an incredible story. Roald Dahl has written decent amount of books, but I loved this one. A FABULOUS book.

Ha terrible story but good book

Great book

7 Fantastic Mr. Fox

It's not surprising that the story for the best Roald Dahl movie came from his best book.

Let's just say that the worlds #1 storyteller has some taste when it comes to this book. No wonder 4th grade makes us read this book. Thank you Tennessee for putting this in our lessons.

Love all his books but this, the witches, twits and Matilda are my favorites. Love the villains in this one.

Best book ever

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8 Boy, Tales of Childhood

Do good so interesting rohal dhal probably lied

His autobiography part 1

I Love it

9 Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

it is crap


The most underrated Dahl. Johnny Depp should reprise his role in a sequel. - PositronWildhawk

This is the best book ever

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10 George's Marvellous Medicine

This ones underrated but really good

I hate the grandma - cpc


Creative, funny to read and a short read.

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The Contenders

11 Danny, the Champion of the World

Not as iconic as titles like "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Matilda," very underrated. However it by far has the best plot of all of Roald Dahl's books.

I loved it

This book was amazing! I read when I was 10 and ut is soosososos intrresting

Read this in the fifth grade and LOVED it!

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12 Esio Trot

I love esio trot. I think the movie is better than the book. - lizard302

13 Going Solo

I loved it. It was about Roald Dahl's Time in the war. It is amazing. If I am going to rank the books it will be this.
1. Going Solo
2. The BFG
3. Charlie And The Great Glase Elevator
4. James And The Giant Peach
5. Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
6. Matilda (I am not sorry)
7. Fantastic Mr. Fox
8. The Witches
9. George's Marvellous Medicine
10. Esio Trot
11. Boy: Tales of childhood
12. Danny The Champion Of The World (Overrated)
13. The Twits (Super Overrated)
14. The Magic Finger
15. The giraffe and the pelley and me (mediocre)

I think it more of a comic

Is it good?
If so what rating out of 10 do you give it?

14 Kiss Kiss

I think it's a bad book

15 The Magic Finger

The worst bok he has written

Not a bad book but it fades in comparison to other books Dahl has written

I don't enjoy the magic finger compared to the others

16 Gremlins

Haven't read the book, but I enjoyed the movie. Gizmo is very adorable!

Surprisingly enough, this classic movie was originally a Roald Dahl book. Shocking, I know. What's even more surprising is that it was the first book he ever published, which is why I think it deserves more credit than any other book on this list. Sure, 'The Witches', 'James And The Giant Peach', 'George's Marvellous Medicine' and 'Charlie And The Chocolate Factory' are all amazing, but this was the book that started his career as an author. He wouldn't be where he is today if it weren't for this book and I think that's saying something. Plus, it was made into an AWESOME movie!

17 The Giraffe the Pelly and Me

It is a very good book, particularly for younger readers, and it is enjoyable for even older readers.

18 The Enormous Crocodile

It's a great book and for little kids as well also buy juice

It’s spicy

19 Lamb to the Slaughter


20 Dirty Beasts
21 Rhyme Stew

It’s a good read, not one of Roald Dahl’s most famous books, but still... the way Dahl makes the story into a rhyme is very innovative. But I would suggest this book particularly for older readers.

22 Revolting Rhymes
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1. Matilda
2. The BFG
3. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
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2. The BFG
3. Fantastic Mr. Fox
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