They say those who don't believe in magic will never find it.
And fans of Roald Dahl were reliving the wonder of his words today, which was the day of his birth 103 years ago.
The author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, and The BFG was celebrated across the world with characters being recreated in costume and quotes recited on social media.
While families in Buckinghamshire were looking at the illustrations from the first ever edition of James and the Giant Peach, in the North East children were making medicine and Fantastic Mr Fox bags with Indigo Council.
At the Chiltern Library, primary school students picked out their favourite books and sessions also ran from 3.30pm to 5.30pm at Beechworth, Rutherglen and Yackandandah libraries.