Synopses & Reviews
This full-color 40th anniversary edition of Roald Dahls most popular novel features vibrant spot art by Quentin Blake on candy-colored pages enhanced by candy-filled borders. A scrumptious read-aloud edition of a classic!
Young Charlie Bucket cant believe his luck when he finds the very last of Mr. Willy Wonkas Golden Tickets inside his chocolate bar. He wins the trip of a lifetime, a magical tour around Mr. Wonkas mysterious chocolate factory. Once inside, Charlie and the other four winnersAugustus Gloop, Veruca Salt, Violet Beauregarde, and Mike Teaveewitness amazing wonders: rainbow drops, lickable wallpaper, and even a chocolate waterfall. But what happens when the children, one by one, disobey Mr. Wonka?
About the Author
passed away in 1990, but his popularity and that of his booksCharlie and the Great Glass Elevator
, James and the Giant Peach
, and Danny the Champion of the World
, to name just a fewcontinues to grow.
Quentin Blake, the first-ever Childrens Laureate of the United Kingdom, has illustrated nearly 300 books, including most of Roald Dahls childrens books. He lives in London.