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Little Charlie looked slowly around at each of the four old faces, one after the
other, and they all looked back at him. They were friendly smiling faces, but they
were also quite serious. There was no sign of joking or leg-pulling on any of them
"I'm joking," said Mr. Wonka, giggling madly behind his beard. "I didn't mean it.
Forgive me. I'm so sorry. Good- byMrs. Gloop! And Mr. Gloop! Good-by! Good-by!
I'll see you later. . . ." As Mr. and Mrs. Gloop and their tiny escort hurried away, the
That's all right, isn't it?" "Giving it to him?" gasped Grandpa Joe. "You must be
joking." "I'm not joking, sir. I'm deadly serious." "But . . . but . . . why should you
want to give your factory to little Charlie?" "Listen," Mr. Wonka said, "I'm an old
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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.
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