Mr Willy Wonka is the most extraordinary chocolate maker in the world. And do you know who Charlie is? Charlie Bucket is the hero. The other children in this book are nasty little beasts, called:Augustus Gloop - a great big greedy nincompoop; Veruca Salt - a spoiled brat; Violet Beauregarde - a repulsive little gum-chewer; Mike Teavee - a boy who only watches television. Clutching their Golden Tickets, they arrive at Wonka's chocolate factory. But what mysterious secrets will they discover? Our tour is about to begin. Please don't wander off. Mr Wonka wouldn't like to lose any of you at this stage of the proceedings . . .
When it comes to fun kid's stories, it doesn't get much better than Roald Dahl. Everyone knows the story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, so do yourself a favour and read it. For the first time, for the tenth, to someone whose never heard of it or just to yourself. You can't go wrong with this one. - Sean (QBD)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a classic read. The story revolves around the incredible Mr. Willy Wonka and a young boy from a poor family, Charlie Bucket, on aguided tour of Mr. Wonka's amazing chocolate factory. Roald Dahl's writing style is super entertaining and will leave you in stitches! - Wade (QBD)