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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a girl said, laughing. Charlie hadn't moved. He hadn't even unwrapped the
Golden Ticket from around the candy bar. He was standing very still, holding it
tightly with both hands while the crowd pushed and shouted all around him. He
felt quite ...
"That one! Over there on the left! The little girl in the silver mink coat!" "Which one
is Charlie Bucket?" "Charlie Bucket? He must be that skinny little shrimp standing
beside the old fellow who looks like a skeleton. Right close to us. Just there!
It was an eerie and frightening feeling to be standing on clear glass high up in the
sky. It made you feel that you weren't standing on anything at all. "Are we all right
?" cried Grandpa Joe. "How does this thing stay up?" "Candy power!" said Mr.
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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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