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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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.
“Not people, Charlie. Not ordinary people, anyway.” “Then who?” cried Charlie. "
Ah-ha. . . . That's it, you see. . . . That's another of Mr. Willy Wonka's clevernesses.
” “Charlie, dear,” Mrs. Bucket called out from where she was standing by the door
Someone's lit the furnaces! Mr. Wonka must be opening up again!' They ran to
the gates, expecting to see them wide open and Mr. Wonka standing there to
welcome his workers back. “But no! The great iron gates were still locked and &
The people standing on the street outside could see small dark shadows moving
about behind the frosted glass windows.” “Shadows of whom?” said Charlie
quickly. “That's exactly what everybody else wanted to know. “The place is full of
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Shannon.Allen - LibraryThing
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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