Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Penguin Books, Limited, 2016 - Behavior - 192 pages
CLASSIC FICTION (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). Mr Willy Wonka is the most extraordinary chocolate maker in the world. And do you know who Charlie is? Charlie Bucket is the hero. The other children in this book are nasty little beasts, called: Augustus Gloop - a great big greedy nincompoop; Veruca Salt - a spoiled brat; Violet Beauregarde - a repulsive little gum-chewer; Mike Teavee - a boy who only watches television. Clutching their Golden Tickets, they arrive at Wonka's chocolate factory. But what mysterious secrets will they discover? Our tour is about to begin. Please don't wander off. Mr Wonka wouldn't like to lose any of you at this stage of the proceedings ... Ages 9+

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Review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Charlie Bucket #1)

User Review  - Sujeong Kim - Goodreads

Warning : Contains spoiler! This book is about Charlie's adventure in the Wonka's chocolate factory. Not just Charlie but also other guys like Augustus Gloop, Veruca Salt, Violet Bearegared and Mike ... Read full review

Review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Charlie Bucket #1)

User Review  - David - Goodreads

It was a fun story and I noticed that the Tim Burton movie was more like the book than the 1970's movie was. The only thing about it that I didn't like was the rationalizing the exploitation of ... Read full review

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About the author (2016)

Roald Dahl (Author)
Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains THE WORLD'S NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER.

Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
Quentin Blake has illustrated more than three hundred books and was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. In 1980 he won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted for services to illustration.

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