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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The machine had a mechanical arm that shot out with tremendous force and
grabbed hold of anything that had the slightest bit of gold inside it, and for a
moment, it looked like the answer to everything. But unfortunately, while the
20. The. Great. Gum. Machine. MR. WONKA LED THE PARTY over to a gigantic
machine that stood in the very center of the Inventing Room. ... as big as a bath. "
Here we go!" cried Mr. Wonka, and he pressed three 20: The Great Gum Machine
cried Mr. Wonka, and he pressed three different buttons on the side of the
machine. A second later, a mighty rumbling sound came from inside it, and the
whole machine began to shake most frighteningly, and steam began hissing out
of it all ...
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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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