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Charlie and the chocolate factory

Author: Roald Dahl; Joseph Schindelman
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, ©1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr. Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory takes advantage of the situation in his own way.
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Genre/Form: Humorous stories
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Fantasy fiction
Children's literature
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dahl, Roald.
Charlie and the chocolate factory.
New York, Knopf [1964]
(OCoLC)762266929
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Dahl; Joseph Schindelman
ISBN: 9780375815263 0375815260
OCLC Number: 176964
Performer(s): Illus. by Joseph Schindelman.
Awards: Winner of York Libraries Children's Book Awards: Story Books 2012
Target Audience: 810
Description: 161 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Here comes Charlie --
Mr. Willy Wonka's factory --
Mr. Wonka and the Indian prince --
The secret workers --
The golden tickets --
The first two finders --
Charlie's birthday --
Two more golden tickets found --
Grandpa Joe takes a gamble --
The family begins to starve --
The miracle --
What it said on the golden ticket --
The big day arrives --
Mr. Willy Wonka --
The chocolate room --
The Oompa-Loompas --
Augustus Gloop goes up the pipe --
Down the chocolate river --
The inventing room : everlasting gobstoppers and hair toffee --
The great gum machine --
Good-by Violet --
Along the corridor --
Square candies that look round --
Veruca in the nut room --
The great glass elevator --
The television-chocolate room --
Mike Teavee is sent by television --
Only Charlie left --
The other children go home --
Charlie's chocolate factory.
Responsibility: Roald Dahl ; illustrated by Joseph Schindelman.
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Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr. Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory takes advantage of the situation in his own way.

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A classic for a good reason

by bobrobboy (WorldCat user published 2008-06-09) Very Good Permalink

This is obviously a classic and for good reason. Dahl sets up a multi-layered narative that juxtaposes the ellusive imagination of children with the real-world realities of the adult world. Mr. Wonka apparently found near immorality in his youthful enjoyment of the impossible and the magical. All...
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