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!
"Rich in humor, acutely observant, Dahl lets his imagination rip in fairyland." --The New York Times
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Soon, he turned right off the main corridor into another slightly narrower passage.
Then he turned left. , Then left again. Then right. Then left. Then right. Then right.
Then left. The place was like a gigantic rabbit warren, with passages leading ...
said Violet. "It's turning blue!" screamed Mrs. Beauregarde. "Your nose is turning
blue as a blueberry! ... in fact the skin all over her body, as well as her great big
mop of curly hair, had turned a brilliant, purplish-blue, the color of blueberry juice!
We really mustn't keep stopping like this." He turned left. He turned right. They
came to a long flight of stairs. Mr. Wonka slid down the bannisters. The three
children did the same. Mrs. Salt and Mrs. Teavee,the only women now left in the
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Continuing my Banned Book Week tradition of reading something from the list of challenged or banned books. Due to my obsession with reading comic books when I was a child (18,000 by the time I was 18 ... Read full review
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