This Day in History: Sep 13, 1916: Children's author Roald Dahl is born dingeengoete.blogspot.com

This Day in History: Sep 13, 1916: Children's author Roald Dahl is born dingeengoete.blogspot.com

Disney concept art for Fifinella, a WW2 wasp character (based on the Roald Dahl story, "The Gremlins")

Disney concept art for Fifinella, a WW2 wasp character (based on the Roald Dahl story, "The Gremlins")

Today is Roald Dahl Day, a day to celebrate the achievements of this prolific writer. Dahl would have been 95 years old today. And to celebrate, I thought I would take a look at The Gremlins, the first children's book Dahl in 1943 while he was still in the Royal Air Force.

Today is Roald Dahl Day, a day to celebrate the achievements of this prolific writer. Dahl would have been 95 years old today. And to celebrate, I thought I would take a look at The Gremlins, the first children's book Dahl in 1943 while he was still in the Royal Air Force.

Fifinella was a #female #gremlin designed by #Walt Disney for a proposed film from #Roald Dahl's book The Gremlins. During #World War II, the# Women #Airforce Service #Pilots (WASP) asked permission to use the image as their official mascot, and the #Disney Company granted them the rights.

Fifinella was a #female #gremlin designed by #Walt Disney for a proposed film from #Roald Dahl's book The Gremlins. During #World War II, the# Women #Airforce Service #Pilots (WASP) asked permission to use the image as their official mascot, and the #Disney Company granted them the rights.

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