Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

by Roald Dahl
Publisher: Puffin Books
Mass market paperback, 155 pages
Price: $8.99

Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. And the winners are:

  • Augustus Gloop, an enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating;
  • Veruca Salt, a spoiled-rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger;
  • Violet Beauregarde, a dim-witted gum-chewer with the fastest jaws around;
  • Mike Teavee, a toy pistol-toting gangster-in-training who is obsessed with television; and
  • Charlie Bucket, our hero, a boy who is honest and kind, brave and true, and good and ready for the wildest time of his life!
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Summary: A whimsical tale of a magic chocolate factory, an eccentric candy maker, and a young boy who wants very much to give his family a better life.

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Jonathan of Newberg, Oregon, 8/7/2016
Five children, and only five are allowed to be given the grand tour of of Mr. Willy Wonka's chocolate factory were the mostt wonderful candy is made. #1 Augustus Gloop - A pig of a boy who would eat anything. #2 Veruca Salt - A spoiled brat who screamed until she got exactly what she wanted. #3 Violet Beauregard - A maniac gum chewerthat chewed gum for ages. #4 Mike Teevee - A boy who was super addicted to television. #5 Charlie Bucket - Our hero who was good, kind, loyal, and just plain hungry.