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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It was the most terrible torturing thing you could imagine, and it was this: In the
town itself, actually within sight of the house in which Charlie lived, there was an
ENORMOUs CHOCOLATE FACTORY! Just imagine that! And it wasn't simply an
THE SUN was shining BRIGHTLY on the morning of the big day, but the ground
was still white with snow and the air was very cold. Outside the gates of Wonka's
factory, enormous crowds of people had gathered to watch the five lucky ticket ...
The very first time I saw ordinary television working, I was struck by a tremendous
idea. 'Look here! ... Immediately, six Oompa-Loompas marched forward carrying
on their shoulders the most enormous bar of chocolate Charlie had ever seen.
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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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