With: Roald Dahl and
Power point done by:
One thing that I like about Roald Dahl’s
poems is that he makes them funny and
keeps you interested.
As you may already know, Roald writes
many books; but mostly fantasy books.So
I think that he likes to start fresh and make
Roald has sold many books so far in his
life, and I’m sure he will always be great at
what he does and never give up!
Now I don’t know that much about Marilyn
Singer, but from what I read, she is very
talented at what she does.
I had a couple favorite poems that I read of
hers. But the one I’m going to share with
you is called King Kong.(on the next page)
Also when I was reading her book, I saw
some great illustrations by Gris Grimly. I
think they make a great team!
My favorite poems by Roald Dahl and Marilyn Singer
• King Kong by Marilyn Singer: Alas, King Kong,
he sealed his fate when he climbed up the
Empire State Oh, why’d he try this great escape?
‘Cause they called him a monkey and he was an
• The Lion by Roald Dahl: The lion just adores to
eat a lot of tender red meat, and if you ask the
lion what is much the tenderest of the lot, he will
say roast lamb or curried beef or devilled ham or
crispy pork or corned beef hash or sausages or
mutton mash. Then could it be a big plump hen?
He answers no. What is it then? Oh lion dear,
could could I not make you happy with a lovely
steak? Could I entice you from your lair with
rabbit-pie or roasted hair? The lion smiled and
shook his head. He came up very close and said,
“ The meat I chew is neither steak or chops. IT’S