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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

by Roald Dahl

Author: Roald Dahl

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Language: English

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Charlie Bucket, a poor boy, lives in a small wooden house with his family on the edge of a great city. He becomes one of the lucky five and sets out, accompanied by his Grandpa Joe, to the Wonka Chocolate Factory to meet an eccentric and mysterious Mr. Wonka who decides to hand this magnificent creation over to a young “legatee”. This very day changes Charlie’s life forever.
A wonderful children's book by British author, Roald Dah,l will transport a reader into the world of sweet fields, jelly apples, taffy trees, chocolate river, trained squirrels and great deal of other wonders. This journey will present a lot of fun, mystery and delight, yet teaching children lessons of sincerity, honesty and disgust for gossip.

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ISBN: 0143106333
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...and the beds; and when youturned on the taps in the bathroom, hot chocolate came pouring out. 'When it was all finished, Mr Wonka said to Prince Pondicherry, "I warn you, though, itwon't last very long, so you'd better start eating it right away. ""Nonsense!" shouted the Prince. "I'm not going to eat my palace! I'm not even going tonibble the staircase or lick the walls! I'm going to live in it!"'But Mr Wonka was right, of course, because soon after this, there came a very hot day witha boiling sun, and the whole palace began to melt, and then it sank slowly to the ground, and thecrazy prince, who was dozing in the living room at the time, woke up to find himself swimmingaround in a huge brown sticky lake of chocolate. 'Little Charlie sat very still on the edge of the bed, staring at his grandfather. Charlie's facewas bright, and his eyes were stretched so wide you could see the whites all around. 'Is all thisreally true?' he asked. 'Or are you pulling my leg?''It's true!' cried all...

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All comments: 60

02 Jan 2012 14:59:19

a very nice and good one


02 Mar 2011 18:38:25

I think this books is really good because i really like roald dhal and he is a very good author however i thought the book was packed full of information.

27 Feb 2011 09:41:48



09 Jan 2011 13:44:42

loved this one. brilliant x


09 Jan 2011 00:42:09

I prefer the movie


08 Jan 2011 19:04:38

love the book and movie.Excellent!

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Every one of these old people was over ninety.


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We'll share it. I want everybodyto taste it


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Charlie, turning round and


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two very old people are the father and mother of Mrs Bucket


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Violet, you're turning violet, Violet!

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