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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Mr. Wonka looked at the little group that stood beside him in the corridor. There
were only two children left now — Mike Teavee and Charlie Bucket. And there
were three grownups, Mr. and Mrs. Teavee and Grandpa Joe. "Shall we move on
It's made of all those little curly wooden shavings you find in pencil sharpeners!" "
But could you send it by television if you wanted to, as you do chocolate?" asked
Mike Teavee. "Of course I could!" "And what about people?" asked Mike Teavee.
He'll get squashed!" "He won't be able to do anything}" cried Mrs. Teavee. "Oh,
yes I will!" squeaked the tiny voice of Mike Teavee. "I'll still be able to watch
television!" "Never again!" shouted Mr. Teavee. "I'm throwing the television set
right out ...
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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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