From cruel teachers to kindly giants, the British author knew how to create characters that readers love – and love to hate. In honour of what would have been his 103rd birthday, here are the YP team’s favourite heroes and villains from Dahl’s novels.
The United Nations' official event highlighting the importance of literacy was first held in 1967.
Science fiction writer Emma Newman, of the 'Planetfall' series, on how the genre allows readers to explore humanity
Her books also explore life with mental illnesses like anxiety and depression.
Wonderful writers like Mal Peet don’t need hundreds of pages or thousands of words to write a story that packs a unforgettable punch.
The Young Post team reveal what their favourite novels have taught them.
Get caught up in intergalactic wars and examine humanity's need to explore with these novels about space.
The highly anticipated prequel is set 64 years before the beginning of Suzanne Collins' multimillion-selling trilogy.
‘Firebird’ book review: Soar through the skies with Elizabeth Wein’s tale of a young Soviet combat pilot
A teenager joins the Leningrad Youth Aeroclub to follow in the footsteps of legendary Russian pilot Marina Raskova.
Australian YA author Tristan Bancks on how his acting and directing background helps with his creative process
The creator of the 'Tom Weekly' series got his start in the entertainment industry as an actor on TV soap opera 'Home and Away'.
‘The Truth About Martians’ book review: Melissa Savage's thrilling sci-fi adventure about a what-if scenario of the 1947 Roswell UFO incident
An entertaining alien cover-up story drawing from real-life events.