Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Penguin Books, Limited, Sep 4, 2014 - Behavior - 144 pages
'We are the music makers ... we are the dreamers of dreams'

This new edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factorycelebrates fifty years of the bestselling and beloved classic. The story of Charlie Bucket, a mysterious, eccentric chocolate factory owner and the golden ticket that transforms his existence is a masterpiece of exuberant invention, nonsense, fantasy and dark morality tale; both delightful and cruel.

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I read this book to my youngest son, and we both really enjoyed it. The first part is so exciting with the anticipation of when Charlie will get his Golden Ticket. Having seen the movie - the original ... Read full review

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User Review  - Breton07 - www.librarything.com

The classic story of an impoverished but generous boy who receives the golden ticket to a candy factory, owned and operated by the charismatic yet mysterious Willy Wonka. I was entranced by the ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

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 Number One Storyteller.

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