Roald Dahl is dead but his stories such as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “James and the Giant Peach”, and “Matilda” live on.  Now they come in two versions:  updated and classic versions.  See some differences.

  • Augustus Gloop is no longer “fat”; he’s “enormous.”
  • Oompa Loompas aren’t “small men”; they’re “small people.”
  • Classic Matilda went to India with Rudyard Kipling and updated Matilda wemt to CA with John Steinbeck
Roald Dahl’s publisher offers a messy compromise for children’s books

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