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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

by Roald Dahl
An enveloping fantasy about our hero, Charlie Bucket, and his trip through Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory. 181 pages, Ages 8-12

Item Number: 170
Category:Contracted Braille in UEB

Price: $18.00
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5Roald Dalh's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" stands at the top of the heap when it comes to children's books. This is a pure classic of imagination, storytelling, and magic. The book tells the story from Charlie Bucket's point of view. Charlie, who lives with his four ancient grandparents and his mother in a one-room house, is the kind of child who can only dream about his future, since his family has barely enough money to survive. When the Wonka chocolatier announces that five golden tickets to visit the aged factory have been carefully tucked inside chocolate bars the world over, Charlie's dreams are suddenly wide open. He stumbles on some money in the street, purchases a chocolate bar, and is thrust into the limelight, when he becomes one of the five lucky visitors. The rest of the tale is one of folly and nerve-wracking sentiment, highlighted by magical workers. It's a classic tale of the triumph of good over evil, generosity over greed, and family over fair-weathered friends.
2011-08-11

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