Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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'The ultimate children's story ever' - David Walliams Phizz-whizzing new branding for the world's No. storyteller! Exciting, bold and instantly recognisable with Quentin Blake's inimitable artwork. 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! 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.show more

Product details

  • 6-12
  • CD-Audio | 3 pages
  • 129 x 139 x 24mm | 162g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PUFFIN
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 0141348313
  • 9780141348315
  • 79,429

Review quote

The best books grow old gracefully. They retain their importance and affect each new generation as powerfully as the one before. -- Julia Eccleshare Lovereading4Kidsshow more

About Roald Dahl

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.show more

Review Text

The best books grow old gracefully. They retain their importance and affect each new generation as powerfully as the one before. Julia Eccleshare Lovereading4Kidsshow more

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487,108 ratings
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4 36% (175,363)
3 19% (93,037)
2 3% (17,017)
1 1% (6,202)
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