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Antiques Roadshow: Incredible treasured letter from Roald Dahl to schoolkids shared by teacher

Posted On: 11 May 2021   |   Posted By: Metro

Antiques Roadshow: Incredible treasured letter from Roald Dahl to schoolkids shared by teacher

Sharon has treasured the letter since 1989
A schoolteacher appeared on Antiques Roadshow to get an incredible personalised letter from legendary author from Roald Dahl valued.
Addressed April 1989, the teacher had kept hold of the note for 32 years after the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory writer sent a letter of thanks to her class.
Explaining she was newly qualified and teaching seven year olds, Sharon and the children at St Paul's Primary School wrote letters to Dahl as part of a letter-writing exercise.
However, they were shocked to get a response from him, praising the letters and leaving a poem praising her as a teacher.
The poem read: ‘My teacher wasn't half as nice as yours seems to be, his name was Mister Unsworth and he taught us history.
‘And when you didn't know a date he'd get you by the ear, and start to twist while you sat there quite paralysed with fear.
The letter contained a poem praising the teacher and her work
The group of schoolchildren wrote to him in...

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