Through this book, youwilldiscover the place and function of Children's Literature in the British 19th century as well as in today's society. It is at this time that Literature for Children was introduced. You will also learn the benefits literature can have on children and young adults without forgetting that many adults are fond of this sort of literature, through various themes. This monograph also presents one of the most famous author of Children's Books: Roald Dahl. You will learn more about his life, his first steps as a writer, his influence on Literature for Children but also for adults through descriptions of some of his well–known books: Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, Matilda, James and the Giant Peach and more! This author was a master in this field with an incomparable sense of humour and derision. You will also discover his magical realm of fairy tales, one more amazing than the other. I just have one single thing to tell you: enjoy this journey through childhood and imagery!