From the author of The BFG and Matilda!
Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. And the winners are: Augustus Gloop, an enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating; Veruca Salt, a spoiled-rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger; Violet Beauregarde, a dim-witted gum-chewer with the fastest jaws around; Mike Teavee, a toy pistol-toting gangster-in-training who is obsessed with television; and Charlie Bucket, Our Hero, a boy who is honest and kind, brave and true, and good and ready for the wildest time of his life!
August 16, 2007
Lexile: 810L | Fountas/Pinnell: R
Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter-pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
, The BFG
and many more brilliant stories. He remains the World’s No.1 storyteller. Find out more at roalddahl.com.
"Rich in humor, acutely observant, Dahl lets his imagination rip in fairyland." —The New York Times