Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Twice turned into a feature film, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a delectable classic about a child's dreams and the eccentric chocolate-maker who makes them come true. When Willy Wonka's hallowed chocolate factory holds a worldwide contest awarding tours to the lucky, five children... show more
Twice turned into a feature film, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a delectable classic about a child's dreams and the eccentric chocolate-maker who makes them come true. When Willy Wonka's 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 story's earnest hero, stands to win the exotic riches of Wonka's empire-if 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 classic.
Publish date: August 30th 2011
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
Series: Charlie Bucket (#1)
Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8 Lexile Level: 810L This book is about a young boy named Charlie who grew up with less. One day, there is a contest to find a golden ticket in a chocolate bar made by a famous chocolatier, Mr. Willy Wonka. Charlie finds a ticket, visits the factory, and is given the prize of a l...
Willy Wonka's doors are finally opening again....but only 5 children are allowed in. Charlie Bucket is lucky number 5. The mysterious chocolate factory will be inherited by one of the 5 children. Wonka is looking for an honest, priority conscious child who he could trust with his pride and joy. Char...
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is another great classic by Ronald Dahl. This story is all about adventure, creativity, imagination, and priorities. This book would be great for teaching what is important in life (Charlie's willingness to give up the grand prize for his family). This book would s...
This book is a great way to engage some readers who may be disinterested, but have big imaginations. This book allows for plenty of imagination and creativity and is a "chapter book." I would use it in my classroom library for grades 3-6 in the hopes that students would find it interesting and engag...
I lied yesterday. The first time I read Charlie and the Chocolate Factory it wasn't illustrated by Quentin Blake (the rendition of the Oompa Loompas was way more racist... it seems like the description of the Oompa Loompas might have been edited also but I'm not positive). This is a story I know p...