Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Penguin, Sep 6, 2016 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
This collectable hardcover edition will feature a beautiful cover and deluxe packaging, including plum-colored interior text and illustrations!

From the bestselling author of The BFG and Matilda comes the story of Charlie Bucket, Willy Wonka, and his infamous chocolate factory.

Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. And the winners are: Augustus Gloop, an enormous boy whose hobby is eating; Veruca Salt, a spoiled-rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger; Violet Beauregarde, a dim-witted gum-chewer with the fastest jaws around; Mike Teavee, a toy pistol-toting gangster-in-training who is obsessed with television; and Charlie Bucket, Our Hero, a boy who is honest and kind, brave and true, and good and ready for the wildest time of his life!
 

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Contents

Here Comes Charlie
1
Mr Willy Wonkas Factory
8
The Secret Workers
15
The First Two Finders
21
Two More Golden Tickets Found
29
The Family Begins to Starve
37
The Big Day Arrives
53
The Chocolate Room
63
Down the Chocolate River
80
The Inventing RoomEverlasting
87
Goodby Violet
94
Along the Corridor
102
Veruca in the Nut Room
109
The Great Glass Elevator
118
The TelevisionChocolate Room
124
Only Charlie Left
142

Augustus Gloop Goes up the Pipe
72

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About the author (2016)

Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter-pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains the World's No.1 storyteller.

Sir Quentin Blake, the first-ever Children's Laureate of the United Kingdom, has illustrated nearly 300 books, including most of Roald Dahl's children's books. He lives in London.

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