Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Volume 1

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Penguin Books Limited, Jun 3, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 208 pages
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Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller!

The famous story of Charlie Bucket and his Golden Ticket, and Willy Wonka and his amazing chocolate factory. Mr Willy Wonka, the most wondrous inventor in the world, opens his gates of his amazing chocolate factory to five lucky children.Gobstoppers, wriggle sweets and a river of melted chocolate delight await - Charlie needs just one Golden Ticket and these delicious treats could all be his!

'The ultimate children's story ever' - David Walliams
Now you can 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! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.

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User Review  - bevok - LibraryThing

I don't think there is much more to say than that this is one of the most perfect books ever written and still brings me joy rereading with my children! Read full review

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User Review  - fingerpost - LibraryThing

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is one funny book. I read it aloud to my 8 year old and we both were laughing until tears were in our eyes sometimes. The humor is both witty and silly. Everyone ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

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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