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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IN THE EveRINGs, after he had finished his supper of watery cabbage soup,
Charlie always went into the room of his four grandparents to listen to their stories
, and then afterwards to say good night. Every one of these old people was over ...
Sit down beside me on the bed, my dear, and listen carefully.” Grandpa Joe was
the oldest of the four grandparents. He was ninety-six and a half, and that is just
about as old as anybody can be. Like all extremely old people, he was delicate ...
While they were talking, Mr. and Mrs. Bucket, Charlie's mother and father, had
come quietly into the room, and now both were standing just inside the door,
listening. “Tell Charlie about that crazy Indian prince,” said Grandma Josephine.
'Listen! You can hear the machines! They're all whirring again! And you can smell
the smell of melting chocolate in the air!” Grandpa Joe leaned forward and laid a
long bony finger on Charlie's knee, and he said softly, “But most mysterious of ...
“Listen.” Tigenting isłulletin Mr. Willy Wonka, the candy-making genius whom
nobody has seen for the last ten years, sent out the following notice today: I, Willy
Wonka, have decided to allow five children —just five, mind you, and no more—
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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
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I have just spent an enjoyable afternoon reading this funny book in anticipation of next week seeing my grandson in his stage debut as an Oompa-Loompa in his middle school production. I laughed out ... Read full review
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Augustus Gloop Goes up the Pipe
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