Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Penguin Books, Limited, Nov 19, 2018 - Chocolate factories - 208 pages
Mr Willy Wonka is the most extraordinary chocolate maker in the world. And do you know who Charlie is?

Charlie Bucket is the hero. The other children in this book are nasty little beasts, called- Augustus Gloop - a great big greedy nincompoop; Veruca Salt - a spoiled brat; Violet Beauregarde - a repulsive little gum-chewer; Mike Teavee - a boy who only watches television.

Clutching their Golden Tickets, they arrive at Wonka's chocolate factory. But what mysterious secrets will they discover?

Our tour is about to begin. Please don't wander off. Mr Wonka wouldn't like to lose any of you at thisstage of the proceedings . . .

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User Review  - Misako.K - LibraryThing

I like adventure stories like this! Charlie's family was poor but they lived helping each other.One day Charlie found one coin on the load and he used that coin to buy one plate of chocolate.Then ... Read full review

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Great book to read before or after watching the movie with schoolaged children! Read full review

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About the author (2018)

Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains the world's number one storyteller.

Quentin Blake has illustrated more than three hundred books and was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. In 1980 he won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted for services to illustration.

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