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Frobscottle, delumptious, Oompa-Loompa…

You might recognise these words from many a bedtime reading of Roald Dahl, but did you know that they’re all examples of gobblefunk? That’s the name Roald Dahl gave to the words he invented and used in his phizz-whizzing stories. Explore the marvellous world of Dahl’s language with these books and activities.

Roald Dahl language books

Explore Roald Dahl’s imaginative language, learn about words and get inspired to create your own with our dictionary and thesaurus.

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Roald Dahl activities

Have fun learning about language and creating your own words with these phizz-whizzing activity sheets.

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