Blythewood Library celebrates Roald Dahl

Megan Sutherland and Caitlynn Niccum proudly wear the glass eye of Mrs. Twit from Roald Dahl’s The Twits at Blythewood Library’s celebration of Dahl on Saturday, Sept. 16

BLYTHEWOOD – It was time to dress up in character and celebrate the children’s author, Roald Dahl, at Blythewood library last Saturday. The children learned how to draw a strange creature via video from illustrator Quentin Blake and take a quiz to decide which Dahl book character they are most like. They made “lickable wallpaper” (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), a giant paper peach (James and the Giant Peach), making and wearing Mr. Twit’s beard and measuring up against a large puzzle of the BFG. Fiona Smith, the organizer, plans to make this an annual event.

Everyone had a “Dahlicious” time!” Smith said.

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