Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

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Puffin Audiobooks presents Roald Dahl's classic Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, read by the actor Douglas Hodge, who plays Willy Wonka in the hit musical adaptation of the book. This audiobook features original music. Charlie Bucket and his family are rushing around the Earth at seventeen-thousand miles an hour in a great glass elevator. It belongs to the fantastic Mr Willy Wonka, and the adventure becomes even greater upon discovering they're not the only ones orbiting the Earth at that particular time ...Douglas Hodge is a multi-award-winning English actor, with Olivier and Tony awards for his performance in La Cage aux Folles, and nominations for his leading roles in Cyrano de Bergerac, Guys and Dolls and Inadmissible Evidence. In 2013 he is playing the role of Willy Wonka in Sam Mendes' musical of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.show more

Product details

  • 6-12
  • CD-Audio
  • 122 x 144 x 24mm | 180g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PUFFIN
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 0141348321
  • 9780141348322
  • 185,715

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A true genius ... Roald Dahl is my hero David Walliamsshow 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

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A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero David Walliamsshow more

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