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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asked Charlie eagerly. “Listen,” said Grandpa Joe, “and I'll tell you.” 3 Mr. Wonka
and the Indian Prince *PRINCE PONDICHERRY wrote a letter to Mr. Willy Wonka
," said Grandpa Joe, “and asked him to come all the way out to India and build ...
Charlie's face was bright, and his eyes were stretched so wide you could see the
whites all around. “Is all this really true?” he asked. “Or are you pulling my leg?” “
It's true!" cried ali four of the old people at once. “Of course it's true! Ask anyone ...
“Out of where?" asked Charlie. 'And ... nobody ... ever... goes ... ins” “In uphere?"
cried Charlie. “Wonka's factory, of course!" “Grandpa, what do you mean?” “I
mean workers, Charlie." “Workers?” “All factories,” said Grandpa Joe, “have
Then one day, all of a sudden, Mr. Wonka had to ask every single one of them to
leave, to go home, never to come back.” “But why?" asked Charlie. “Because of
spies.” “Spies?” “Yes. All the other chocolate makers, you see, had begun to grow
“But Grandpa, who,” cried Charlie, “who is Mr. Wonka using to do all the work in
the factory?" “Nobody knows, Charlie.” “But that's absurd/ Hasn't someone asked
Mr. Wonka?” “Nobody sees him any more. He never comes out. The only things ...
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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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