Roald Dahl

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Roald Dahl was a British author. He wrote most of his books for children.

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  • "And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it."
Simple: And more than anything else you do, watch with shining eyes. Watch the whole world around you. The greatest secrets are always hidden in the places where you are most likely to think you won't find them. (A secret is something that only one person or a very small number of people know.
  • "Fairy tales have always got to have something a bit scary for children - as long as you make them laugh as well."
Simple: Stories for children always need something a bit scary – but the story needs to make them laugh, too.
  • "An autobiography is a book a person writes about his own life and it is usually full of all sorts of boring details."
Simple: An autobiography is a book a person writes about their life. Most of the time they are not fun to read.

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