Roald Dahl: The Orignal Charlie Bucket

Roald Dahl was born in Cardiff, Wales on the 13th September 1916. He came from a strong Norwegian heritage with both his parents being Norwegian. When he was young both his sister and his father died only weeks apart. Roald Dahl's mother could have taken him and his two other sisters back to Norway to... Continue Reading →

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Neil Gaiman: An author that needs no introduction.

Neil Richard Gaiman was born in England on the 10th of November 1960. He became intrigued by books as a small child. Some of the authors he liked to read were Edgar Allan Poe, Tolkien and C.S.Lewis. Libraries and his love of books fostered a deep seeded interest in writing. The starting point of Gaiman's... Continue Reading →

Kate Grenville – An Amazing Aussie Author

Kate Grenville was born in 1950 in Sydney, Australia. Kate Grenville established herself as a well-known author in 1984 when she published a collection of short stories called Bearded Ladies. Bearded Ladies¬† were short stories based on the notion of women trying to free themselves from gender stereotypes within society.¬† Kate then went on to... Continue Reading →

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