Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie Bucket desperately wants to eat more than cabbage soup every day. But even more than that, he longs to see Wonka's chocolate factory! Mr Willy Wonka, most wondrous inventor in world, has hidden golden tickets inside his delicious creamy chocolate bars. Only five winners c... read full description below.
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Penguin Audiobooks presents a brand new recording of Roald Dahl's classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory , read by the actor Douglas Hodge, who plays Willy Wonka in the hit musical adaptation of the book. Charlie Bucket desperately wants to eat more than cabbage soup every day. But even more than that, he longs to see Wonka's enormous chocolate factory! Now Mr Willy Wonka, the most wondrous inventor in the world, has hidden golden tickets inside his delicious creamy chocolate bars. Only five winners can go through those great iron gates; will one of them be Charlie?
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||The best books grow old gracefully. They retain their importance and affect each new generation as powerfully as the one before. -- Julia Eccleshare Lovereading4Kids
||Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)
Sitting in a hut at the bottom of his garden, surrounded by odd bits and pieces such as a suitcase (used as a footrest), his own hipbone (which he'd had replaced) and a heavy ball of metal foil (made from years' worth of chocolate wrappers), Roald Dahl wrote some of the world's best-loved stories including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Twits, The Witches, The BFG, Fantastic Mr Fox, James and the Giant Peach and lots more. Quentin Blake is one of Britain's most successful illustrators. He has illustrated nearly three hundred books and he was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. He has won many awards including the Whitbread Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal and taught for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted in the New Year's Honours.