Charlie and the 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 enormously fat 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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“He's more than that! He's a magician with chocolate! He can make anything—
anything he wants! Isn't that a fact, my dears?” The other three old people nodded
their heads slowly up and down, and said, “Absolutely true. Just as true as can ...
“It is, my dear, it is. And to all the kings and presidents of the world as well. But it
isn't only candy bars that he makes. Oh, dear me, no! He has some really
fantastic inventions up his sleeve, Mr. Willy Wonka has! Did you know that he's
But he's finished now. It's all over. “Then something astonishing happened. One
day, early in the morning, thin columns of white smoke were seen to be coming
out of the tops of the tall chimneys of the factory! People in the town stopped and
“He's brilliant!” cried Grandpa Joe. “He's a magician! Just imagine what will
happen now! The whole world will be searching for those Golden Tickets!
Everyone will be buying Wonka's candy bars in the hope of finding one! He'll sell
more than ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - villemezbrown - LibraryThing
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
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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
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Down the Chocolate River
The Inventing RoomEverlasting
The Great Gum Machine
Along the Corridor
Grandpa Joe Takes a Gamble
The Family Begins to Starve
What It Said on the Golden Ticket
The Big Day Arrives
Mr Willy Wonka
Square Candies That Look Round
Veruca in the Nut Room
The Great Glass Elevator
The TelevisionChocolate Room
Only Charlie Left