Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
What happens when the five luckiest children in the entire world walk through the doors of Willy Wonka’s famous, mysterious chocolate factory? What happens when, one by one, the children disobey Mr. Wonka’s orders? In Dahl’s most popular story, the nasty are punished and the good are deliciously, sumptuously rewarded.
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He ran his fingers slowly back and forth along the length of it, stroking it lovingly,
and the shiny paper wrapper made little sharp crackly noises in the quiet room.
Then Mrs. Bucket said gently, “You mustn't be too disappointed, my darling, if you
The old man gave Charlie a sly grin, and then he started rummaging under his
pillow with one hand; and when the hand came out again, there was an ancient
leather purse clutched in the fingers. Under cover of the bedclothes, the old man
He started jumping up and down on the palm of his mother's hand, screaming
and yelling and trying to bite her fingers. “I want to watch television!” he squeaked
. “I want to watch television! I want to watch television! I want to watch television!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Shannon.Allen - www.librarything.com
I can't get past the fact that children were being murdered in this whackadoo's candy factory. I liked the descriptions of the imaginary Oompa Loompa world and people, as well as much of the details ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - howifeelaboutbooks - www.librarything.com
Not my favorite Dahl story but it had been a long time since I read it - maybe college? It’s is a really good, incredibly silly story, and I love it in its pure state. Next up is watching the movies - I’ve never seen them! Read full review
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