Author(s): Dahl, Roald, Blake, Quentin,
Date of Publication: 11/02/2016,
Pagination: 208 pages, black and white line throughout,
Published By: Penguin Books Ltd,
Book Classification: Interest age: from c 7 years, Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage), Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage), Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage)
Greetings to you, the lucky finder of this Gold Ticket from Mr Willy Wonka! I shake you warmly by the hand! Tremendous things are in store for you!
One miraculous moment changes Charlie Bucket's life forever. A boy who only gets to eat cabbage soup for breakfast, lunch and dinner finds a Golden Ticket that will take him into Willy Wonka's magical chocolate factory.
Joining him on the tour are four horrible blighters: Augustus Gloop - a great big greedy nincompoop, Veruca Salt - a spoiled brat, Violet Beauregarde - a repulsive little gum-chewer and Mike Teavee - a TV addict.
With a chocolate river, crafty squirrels and mysterious Oompa Loompas, Mr Wonka's chocolate factory is the strangest, most magnificent place Charlie has ever seen. What other surprises are in store for the lucky ticket winners?