Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

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"A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero" David Walliams Charlie Bucket has won Willy Wonka's chocolate factory and is on his way to take possession of it - in none other than a great glass elevator! But when the elevator makes a fearful whooshing noise, Charlie and his family find themselves in splendid orbit around the Earth. A daring adventure has begun, with the one and only Mr Willy Wonka leading the way.
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Product details

  • 6-12
  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 13mm | 170g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PUFFIN
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • black and white line throughout
  • 0141346469
  • 9780141346465
  • 33,632

About Roald Dahl

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.
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2 9% (6,763)
1 2% (1,439)
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