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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
"It'll make his toes grow out until they're as long as his fingers. . . ." "Oh, no!" cried
Mrs. Teavee. "Don't be silly," said Mr. Wonka. "It's most useful. He'll be able to
play the piano with his feet." "But Mr. Wonka " "No arguments, please]" said Mr.
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Continuing my Banned Book Week tradition of reading something from the list of challenged or banned books. Due to my obsession with reading comic books when I was a child (18,000 by the time I was 18 ... Read full review
Classic story for children of all ages. This delightful tale creates such vivid imagery you'll be tempted to head for the local chocolate store for a snack! The reader can't help but pick up on the fact that the "good" boy is the only one who succeeds in making it through the whole tour, and then gets a huge blessing for his whole family too! A good engaging story that children will never tire of hearing or reading.
Here Comes Charlie
Mr Willy Wonkas Factory
Mr Wonka and the Indian Prince
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