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Press Release Fun: Tour the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre From the Comfort of Your Own Home

Believe it or not, this year marks the 50th Anniversary of Roald Dahl’s beloved CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. This September, Penguin is celebrating with a week long Skype Tour of the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre!

On the Skype tour:
•       The Roald Dahl Museum’s Education Manager will lead your group around
the Museum virtually
•       Kids will get a look inside Roald Dahl’s real Writing Hut, featuring
his famous chair and the unusual objects he kept on his desk
•       Experience the world of Dahl and the inspiration behind his wonderful
stories
•       Participate in a Q&A with the Education Manager

Skype opportunities are available the week of Monday, September 29 – Friday, October 3, 2014 between 9:30am EST and 3:00pm EST/8:30am CST and 2:00pm CST/7:30am MST and 1:00pm MST/6:30am PST and 12:00pm PST.

If you are interested in scheduling a FREE virtual visit, please email penguinauthorvisits@gmail.com with your preferred date and time. You can also find more information at
https://education.skype.com/projects/9566-penguin-books-roald-dahl-skype-tour-at-the-roald-dahl-museum-and-story-centre.

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Elizabeth Bird About Elizabeth Bird

Elizabeth Bird is currently New York Public Library's Youth Materials Collections Specialist. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of NYPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.

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