The Complete Adventures of Charlie and Mr. Willy Wonka

The Complete Adventures of Charlie and Mr. Willy Wonka

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The Complete Adventures of Charlie and Mr. Willy Wonka by Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

A dazzling volume containing two classic Roald Dahl novels!

Charlie Bucket and Willy Wonka have been children's favorites for generations. Now their two books are available in one stunning edition! In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the gates of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory are opening at last . . . and only five children will be allowed inside. And then in Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, Charlie and Willy Wonka are back in a fantastic journey to outer space.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780142417409
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 09/02/2010
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 197,029
Product dimensions: 5.13(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.85(d)
Lexile: 760L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. He spent his childhood in England and, at age eighteen, went to work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa. When World War II broke out, he joined the Royal Air Force and became a fighter pilot. At the age of twenty-six he moved to Washington, D.C., and it was there he began to write. His first short story, which recounted his adventures in the war, was bought by The Saturday Evening Post, and so began a long and illustrious career.

After establishing himself as a writer for adults, Roald Dahl began writing children’s stories in 1960 while living in England with his family. His first stories were written as entertainment for his own children, to whom many of his books are dedicated.

Roald Dahl is now considered one of the most beloved storytellers of our time. Although he passed away in 1990, his popularity continues to increase as his fantastic novels, including James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, The BFG, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, delight an ever-growing legion of fans.

Learn more about Roald Dahl on the official Roald Dahl Web site: www.roalddahl.com

Date of Birth:

September 13, 1916

Date of Death:

November 23, 1990

Place of Birth:

Llandaff, Wales, England

Place of Death:

Oxford, England

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The Complete Adventures of Charlie and Mr. Willy Wonka 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
KarinaLove1 More than 1 year ago
I Absolutely Love Roald Dahl and his stories and I really love this book and I really love the first movie with Gene Wilder, also this book version is awesome because it has both stories like two books in one the first one is "Charlie And The Chocolate Factory" and the second one is "Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator"
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My 5-year-old son loved listening to this story. He was so eager to find out what happened next that we finished the book in 4 days. I highly recommend that parents read this book out loud to their preschoolers and beyond.