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Charlie and the Chocolate Factoryby Roald Dahl
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Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside - including our hero, Charlie Bucket. With his golden ticket in hand, Charlie is ready for the wildest time of his life!
Amazing pop-up visuals, lift-the-flaps, pull tabs, and more bring Roald Dahl's timeless classic to life in a scrumdiddlyumptious new way that's sure to amaze kids of all ages!
"An abbreviated version of Dahl's classic story takes to the pop-up stage, accompanied by Blake's scraggly pen-and-ink caricatures. Gatefolds, mini-booklets, and pop-ups reveal the major plot points of the story ('Two Golden Tickets Found Today!' shouts a headline on a foldout newspaper), with a towering glass elevator on the final spread. Smart use of interactive elements — many of which focus on the grim fates of Charlie's fellow ticketÂholders — makes Wonka's already magical world feel even more so. Ages 7 — up." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
About the Author
Roald Dahl (1916 - 1990) is the world's no. 1 storyteller. He wrote many award-winning books for children, including James and the Giant Peach and Matilda. He died in 1990 at the age of seventy-four. Visit the Roald Dahl website at www.roalddahl.com.
Quentin Blake is a well-known artist who has illustrated almost three hundred books including most of Roald Dahl's children's books. He lives in London.
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