Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Written by Roald Dahl

Part of the Penguin Modern Classics Series

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Synopsis

'We are the music makers ... we are the dreamers of dreams' This new edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory celebrates fifty years of the bestselling and beloved classic. The story of Charlie Bucket, a mysterious, eccentric chocolate factory owner and the golden ticket that transforms his existence is a masterpiece of exuberant invention, nonsense, fantasy and dark morality tale; both delightful and cruel.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Press Reviews

I responded to it because it respected the fact that children can be adults * Tim Burton *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141394589
Publication date: 4th September 2014
Author: Roald Dahl
Publisher: Penguin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 144 pages

About Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in 1916 in Wales of Norwegian parents. He was educated in England before starting work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa, and began writing after a 'monumental bash on the head' sustained as an RAF fighter pilot during the Second World War. He worked in a tiny hut in the apple orchard of his house in Buckinghamshire until his death in 1990 at the age of 74. Roald Dahl's many books continue to be read by children the world over who delight in the magic of his marvellous storytelling. His books continue to ...

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