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Fantastic Mr . Fox
The somewhat dark children's tale of a charismatic fox influenced Johansson's career choice.
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Thursdays Are from Mars: Roald Dahl and the Dream in a Bottle
be posting our favorite glimpses into their world in this space every Thursday. * In 1989 a 7-year-old girl sent Roald Dahl "a dream in a bottle" she'd made with oil, colored water and glitter. He wrote back. ( Twitter via Letters of
Let the Wild Rumpus Start!
time inside the mind of a crazy-cool kid. Fantastic Mr . Fox In theaters November 25 Another all-ages ..... based on a beloved children's tale (by Roald Dahl , in this case), Fantastic Mr . Fox stars George Clooney voicing the title role
Thursdays Are from Mars: Do You Know Whose Outfit This Is?
you figure out? ( Vlamboyant ) * Maybe you're a fan of The BFG or you count yourself as more of a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory loyalist. Either way, these mugs featuring Roald Dahl quotes and illustrations are too good to pass up. ( MSMugs
The Oscars'® Most Surprised Nominee
who made The Princess and the Frog, so it was fantastic just to meet them and shake their hand. I haven't met [ Fantastic Mr . Fox director] Wes Anderson yet, so I hope I get to say hi to him. That's what I'm looking forward to. RB: Can you tell
The Babysitters Are Back!
get me started! They're probably the books that I especially loved as a kid, but there are so many of them. The Roald Dahl books, Mary Poppins, the Wizard of Oz books, Dr. Doolittle. One of my favorites, and I'm pleased to know that
Go Ahead, Spoil The Surprise!
researchers from the University of California at San Diego, Reuters reported , gave reader stories by John Updike, Roald Dahl , and Agatha Christie, only with two versions—the original, and another with a "spoiling paragraph" inserted in
Neil Patrick Harris and His Favorite Books
into your top 5 over the years? NPH: When I was growing up, we were big Roald Dahl fans, so we read James and the Giant Peach , Charlie and the Chocolate Factory , Great Glass Elevator, just loved those. I'm a big fan of A Confederacy
Excerpt from Beautiful Boy
a miniature couch between their twin beds, his long legs stretched out on the floor. He reads from The Witches, by Roald Dahl . We hear his voice—voices—from the next room: the boy narrator, all wonder and earnestness; wry and creaky Grandma
Fawcett or Christie Brinkley. I wanted to be Roald Dahl . This greatly concerned my family. Especially ..... reading. When I was six years old I read my first Roald Dahl book, James and the Giant Peach , during summer vacation while sitting in a swing