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Video: James and the Giant…Cherry?

A few of the things I learned while watching this Today Show video featuring Roald Dahl’s daughter Lucy:

  1. Which of Dahl’s books he himself fancied the most (any guesses?)
  2. How Dahl made use of a captive focus group.
  3. How Dahl made one of his books come to life for his kids (until he fell off a ladder).
  4. Dahl loved throwing some money down at the racetrack.

Time to get watchin’

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.

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