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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Hardback

Main Details

Title Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Authors and Contributors      By (author) Roald Dahl
Illustrated by Quentin Blake
Physical Properties
Format:Hardback
Pages:192
Dimensions(mm): Height 204,Width 138
ISBN/Barcode 9780141361536
ClassificationsDewey:823.914
Audience
Children / Juvenile

Publishing Details

Publisher Penguin Random House Children's UK
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 1 September 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom

Description

Delumptious deluxe hardbacks to celebrate Roald Dahl's centenary! A splendiferous new hardback of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and exquisite endpaper designs. 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 . . .

Author Biography

Roald Dahl (Author) Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains THE WORLD'S NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER. Quentin Blake (Illustrator) Quentin Blake has illustrated more than three hundred books and was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. In 1980 he won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted for services to illustration.