Biography for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Roald Dahl passed away in 1990, but his popularity and that of his books--Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator,James and the Giant Peach, and Danny the Champion of the World, to name just a few--continues to grow.

Quentin Blake, the first-ever Children's Laureate of the United Kingdom, has illustrated nearly 300 books, including most of Roald Dahl's children's books. He lives in London.