Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in glorious full colour.
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 this stage of the proceedings . . .
Listen to CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios!
Look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! inspired by the revolting Twits.
There are 160 pages in this book. This book was published 2016 by Penguin Books Ltd .
Roald Dahl was born in Wales of Norwegian parents the child of a second marriage. His father and elder sister died when Roald was just three. His mother was left to raise two stepchildren and her own four children. Roald was her only son. He had an unhappy time at school and this influenced his writing greatly. He once said that what distinguished him from most other childrens writers was this business of remembering what it was like to be young. Many of his books have been turned into films - Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG, The Witches, James and The Giant Peach, Esia Trot, Fantastic Mr Fox. Roalds childhood and schooldays are the subject of his autobiography Boy. https://www. roalddahl. com/ QUENTIN BLAKE is Britain's leading illustrator, and was chosen as the first Children's Laureate.
This book contains the following story:
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie Bucket lives with his mum and dad and four grandparents. They are pretty poor. What Charlie likes most is chocolate, but he only gets one bar a year - on his birthday. Just before his birthday Mr Mr Willy Wonka - the most extraordinary chocolate maker in the world - runs a competition - five golden tickets inside his chocolate bars and whoever finds them can come and look around his fantastic chocolate factory. Against the odds little Charlie Bucket gets to go. Inside the factory he sees that the other children are nasty little beasts - 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 - and Mr Wonka sees it too. And the prize for the real winner is quite extraordinary...
This book has been nominated for the following awards:
York Libraries Children's Book Award
This book was recognised in the Storybook category by the York Libraries Children's Book Award.
Bbc Book Awards
This book was recognised in the Big Read Top 100 category by the Bbc Book Awards.
This book features the following characters:
This book features the character Charlie Bucket.
This book features the character Willy Wonka.