Boy by Roald Dahl. These are fun activities that students can work through at their own pace. There are three versions: Lower Ability, Middle Ability and High Ability...
Books for kids who like Roald Dahl, Willy Wonka, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, etc. Funny titles, subversive humor, tongue in cheek writing. Great variety of books.
This is the book Meg Ryan reads at story hour in You've Got Mail
"Sometimes Matilda longed for a friend, someone like the kind courageous people in her books. It occurred to her that, like talking dragons and princesses with hair long enough to climb, such people might only exist in storybooks."
The Witches Roald Dahl; Pictures by Quentin Blake -- totally forgot about this book!!!
Roald Dahl books
Housewife Eclectic: The Best Books To Read Aloud to Your Children
James and the Giant Peach #penguinkids and #raiseareader
Top 10 Roald Dahl books for kids with go-along activities.
12 Lessons About Gifted Kids from Matilda - We had CDs of many of our favourite books, including this one, and played them on long car journeys when the boys were little.