As a note, I have to post earlier than the others, due to the fact that The Boy's school nurse needs the carb counts for his lunch first thing in the morning. When you click on the button to go on to Bent On Better Lunches, there will be a place holder (and Link Party for Roald Dahl Lunches!) until the other blogs go live, at 10 AM (EST).
We love Roald Dahl in our house and have read most of his books together. On our recent trip to NYC, we listened to Matilda on audiobook on the drive down.
It's one of my favorite Roald Dahl books. I love how strong and brilliant Matilda is, and how she doesn't let the horrible people in her life get her down. Her cleverness and resilience are to be admired.
For the kids' lunches, I recreated a couple moments from the book on tortillas.
|"Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous." - Roald Dahl, Matilda|
|Matilda tortilla sandwich: 20g, lettuce and ranch: 2g, rainbow carrots: 2g, fruit leather books: 23g, watermelon: 5g|
The Girl has a scene with Matilda and Miss Honey, on the same tortilla sandwich, that I originally made too large to fit into the Easylunchbox. Oops.
|"All the reading she had done had given her a view of life that they had never seen." Roald Dahl, Matilda|
I cut it down to fit and put it over a bed of lettuce, along with a cup of ranch dressing, some rainbow carrots, and books made with fruit leather and cheddar. Her snack is a granola bar (not pictured).
Now, why don't you head on over to Bent On Better Lunches and see what she has in store for you, and if it is past 10 AM EST, hop on through the Bento Bloggers & Friends and see what everyone else has come up with!
What's your favorite Roald Dahl book?