Synopses & Reviews
Celebrate the 50 years of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with this scrumdiddlyumptious book about the iconic novel and author!
Inside Charlieand#8217;s Chocolate Factoryand#160;exploresand#160;the unique appeal and lasting cultural impact of Roald Dahland#8217;s beloved classic. This non-fiction book looks at the development of the original story and#160;and charaters, its social history, and the varying film and stage adaptations. With never-before-seen material from the archives, full-color photos and illustrations throughout, and quotes from Roald Dahl enthusiasts this gorgeously produced gift book is a great way for fans to celebrate Charlie, Wonka, and Roald Dahl!
Praise forand#160;Inside Charlie's Chocolate Factory
and#8220;This thoughtful critique of an enduring classic combines elements of biography, the creative process, literary and film analyses, and social commentary, and it should appeal to a wide audience of fans.and#8221; and#8212;Booklist
and#8220;This title will especially strike a chord with fans of Dahland#8217;s work, students of classic childrenand#8217;s literature, and those interested in the early days of modern publishingand#8230;this book ensures that Dahl's legacy will endure as long as an everlasting gobstopper.and#8221; and#8212;SLJ
and#8220;An effusive celebration of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on its 50th anniversary.and#8221; and#8212;Kirkus Reviews
About the Author
Lucy Mangan is a journalist and columnist. She writes a regular column forand#160;The Guardianand#160;as well as features and TV reviews there. She has written for most of the major womenand#8217;s magazines and now has a weekly column inand#160;Stylistand#160;magazine. She lives in southeast London with one husband, one son, two cats, and fourteen double-stacked Billy bookcases.