Roald Dahl is considered one of the greatest British writers of all time. His children’s books are loved around the world and feature a host of colourful characters who even today remain a hugely popular choice for fancy dress parties and World Book Day celebrations. Fancy Panda stock a range of cheap Roald Dahl costumes that your child will love.
Some of Roald Dahl’s most famous works include:
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, in which little Charlie Bucket wins one of five coveted Golden Tickets and the chance to take a trip around Willy Wonka’s magical chocolate factory. The story has been adapted for two films and is a favourite amongst adults and children alike. Fancy Panda stocks both Charlie Bucket and Willy Wonka outfits for children, both of which are sure to be a hit on dress-up day.
Fantastic Mr Fox is another well-loved Roald Dahl classic. This is the story of Boggis, Bunce and Bean, three mean farmers who hatch a very determined plot to catch Mr Fox and his family once and for all. The book was recently made into an animated feature, directed by Wes Anderson and featuring an all-star cast. Your child will love dressing up as Mr Fox in one of Fancy Panda’s smart costumes, which come complete with jacket with tail and waistcoat, cravat and a mask.
Matilda is a young girl with astonishing intelligence. She is badly treated by her mother and father but befriended by her kindly school teacher. In true Roald Dahl style, the story of Matilda is packed full of practical jokes and laughs, as well as some truly vile characters, like the evil Miss Trunchbull. Fancy Panda have the perfect Matilda costume, which comes with a book and even a newt! We also stock an awesome Miss Trunchbull costume with dress, leg warmers and evil eyebrows.
The BFG or ‘big friendly giant’ can’t fail to warm your heart. Living amongst a group of terrifying child-eating giants, the humble BFG, with his super-large ears and magical dream-making abilities, is loved by children and adults alike. Get the look with an outfit, including ears and dream blowing horn, from Fancy Panda.
So have a browse around the Fancy Panda website today to see our great range of cheap Roald Dahl character fancy dress items.