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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whispered Grandpa Joe, his eyes shining with excitement. Charlie nodded and
held out the bar of candy. WONKA'S NUTTY CRUNCH SURPRISE, it said on the
wrapper. "Good!" the old man whispered, sitting up in the bed and rubbing his ...
... and there was no place to go to escape them. The four old ones lay silent and
huddled in their bed, trying to keep the cold out of their bones. The excitement
over the Golden Tickets had long since been forgotten. Nobody in the family gave
"And with the Oompa-Loompas rowing faster than ever, the boat shot into the
pitch-dark tunnel, and all the passengers screamed with excitement. "How can
they see where they're going?" shrieked Violet Beauregarde in the darkness.
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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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