Charlie And The Chocolate Factory: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
- Publish Date: 2011-08-30
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Roald Dahl
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Coming to Broadway in March 2017, ROALD DAHLs most treasured tale is coming to the land where sweet dreams come trueBroadwayin a delicious new musical! Audiences around the world have long adored the best-selling book and films, but none have experienced the magic of Wonka quite like thisuntil now.
By the author of The BFGnow a major motion picture from Steven Spielbergastunning deluxe edition of Roald Dahls beloved Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, featuring
a new introduction by Lev Grossman, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Magicians
cover art by the award-winning cartoonist Ivan Brunetti
the original interior art from the 1964 first edition
French flaps and deckle-edged paper
Roald Dahl Centennial, 19162016
Twice turned into a feature film, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a delectable classic about a childs dreams and the eccentric chocolate-maker who makes them come true.When Willy Wonkas hallowed chocolate factory holds a worldwide contest awarding tours to the lucky, five children emerge as winners, including a glutton, a gum-chewing nitwit, a spoiled brat, and a TV addict. Only Charlie Bucket, the storys earnest hero, stands to win the exotic riches of Wonkas empireif he avoids the pitfalls of his fellow contestants and stays true to his heart. Ingenious and entertaining, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a true modern classicby one of the most beloved storytellers of our time.
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