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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There was no sign of a Golden Ticket anywhere. "Well— that's thatr said Grandpa
Joe brightly. "It's just what we expected." Charlie looked up. Four kind old faces
were watching him intently from the bed. He smiled at them, a small sad smile, ...
Charlie picked it up and tore off the wrapper . . . and suddenly . . . from
underneath the wrapper . . . there came a brilliant flash of gold. Charlie's heart
stood still. "It's a Golden Ticket!" screamed the shopkeeper, leaping about a foot
in the air.
The last Golden Ticket! It's mine! I found some money in the street and I bought
two candy bars and the second one had the Golden Ticket and there were
crowds of people all around me wanting to see it and the shopkeeper rescued
me and I ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Shannon.Allen - www.librarything.com
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - howifeelaboutbooks - www.librarything.com
Not my favorite Dahl story but it had been a long time since I read it - maybe college? It’s is a really good, incredibly silly story, and I love it in its pure state. Next up is watching the movies - I’ve never seen them! Read full review
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