Best Roald Dahl Books

The Top Ten
1 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Product Image

After I read the first sentence of the book, I immediately knew that this story is going to be kinda strange, but it's still hilarious. Great book, recommend you to read it.

I like this book because it the factory creates my two favorite foods: chocolate and ice cream.

I just want to say Roald Dahl is the best and his Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is the best

I love how it ends with Charlie now being the owner of the chocolate factory!

2 Matilda Matilda Product Image

It is a wonderful book the movie is too and I just think that you parents out there are probarly well I hope so treating your children as they are suppose too I think this book is also just about following your dreams and believing in your self so I would love to say a couple of thank you's to Roald Dahl you will always be our heart and I would like to say thanks to his little helper Blake thank you for your kindness you guys rule

It's the best book ever I have read and seen.Also this book has taught me a big lesson that is knowledge is power.A big thanks to Roald Dahl for this amazing book.

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

This is the best book even if my mom doesn't like the movie or book. This book should be on number 1.The best book ever.

3 The BFG The BFG Product Image

Roald Dahl was my LIFE as a middle-schooler! I loved all his books and borrowed them thousands of times from the library so I could reread them over and over again. The BFG is definitely my favourite, followed closely by Matilda.

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!

Man the big fat giant was the best book I ever read I read it every night the peach is the best

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

4 The Witches The Witches Product Image

I've got the entire Roald Dahl collection and this one is by far my favourite. I love how he's written a children's fantasy, but has also put a creepy spin on it. It still makes the hairs on the back of my neck stand up! What's more? The imagination is simply spewing over the top and it was made into an amazing movie. I love this book so much!

This used to scare me to death and give me nightmares. Mainly because when I read it (I only read the caution about witches part) my parents were listening to the Halloween theme song.

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.

This was one of my favorite books growing up. It's so creative and interesting. The movie with Anjelica Houston is also criminally underrated.

5 James and the Giant Peach James and the Giant Peach Product Image

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.

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

Ha terrible story but good book

Great book, really recommend

6 The Twits The Twits Product Image

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.

Great book but little disgusting

This should be number 1.Loved it

7 Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator Product Image

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

This is the best book ever that was made. I loved the space planets!

This is the best book ever

it is crap

8 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fantastic Mr. Fox Product Image

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.

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

Meh. One of those times I prefer the movie.

9 Boy, Tales of Childhood Boy, Tales of Childhood Product Image

His autobiography part 1

Do good so interesting rohal dhal probably lied

So interesting! Aww the matron sound horrid!

10 George's Marvellous Medicine George's Marvellous Medicine Product Image

I'm sorry, I would've picked Charlie and The Chocolate Factory but then I remembered that I kept re-reading this one. The movie was awesome, no doubt, but this book is my favorite.

Its really nice and quite funny and is fun to read
I already read the whole book

I like it because it talks about why roald wanted to make medicine

Creative, funny to read and a short read.

The Contenders
11 Danny, the Champion of the World Danny, the Champion of the World Product Image

The most wonderful kid's story I was ever read. Danny's dad is a blueprint for a magical father and modern day Robin Hood. The story is a magnificent poem to the simple joys of the countryside, it skips along and is always spellbinding.

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.

Where every children dream come to reality

Read this in the fifth grade and LOVED it!

12 Esio Trot Esio Trot Product Image

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

13 Going Solo Going Solo Product Image

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)

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

I think it more of a comic

14 The Magic Finger The Magic Finger Product Image

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

The worst bok he has written

15 Kiss Kiss Kiss Kiss Product Image

I think it's a bad book

16 The Giraffe the Pelly and Me The Giraffe the Pelly and Me Product Image

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

17 Gremlins Gremlins Product Image

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!

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

18 The Enormous Crocodile The Enormous Crocodile Product Image

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

19 Revolting Rhymes Revolting Rhymes Product Image
20 The Minpins The Minpins Product Image
21 Dirty Beasts Dirty Beasts Product Image

Never read it

22 Lamb to the Slaughter Lamb to the Slaughter Product Image
23 Rhyme Stew Rhyme Stew Product Image

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.

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