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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

(Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Author Roald Dahl
Introduction by Lev Grossman
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$17.00 US
6"W x 8.3"H x 0.5"D   (15.2 x 21.1 x 1.3 cm) | 7 oz (210 g) | 68 per carton
On sale Aug 30, 2011 | 192 Pages | 978-0-14-310633-3
Age 10 and up | Grade 5 & Up
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The inspiration for the major motion picture musical prequel, Wonka, starring Timothée Chalamet, Olivia Colman, Keegan-Michael Key, Rowan Atkinson, Sally Hawkins, and Hugh Grant

This stunning deluxe edition of Roald Dahl’s beloved Charlie and the Chocolate Factory features:

• A new introduction by Lev Grossman, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Magicians
• Cover art by the award-winning cartoonist Ivan Brunetti
• The original interior art from the 1964 first edition
French flaps and deckle-edged paper

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 by one of the most beloved storytellers of our time.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Roald Dahl (1916–1990) was born in Llandaff, South Wales, and went to Repton School in England. His parents were Norwegian, so holidays were spent in Norway. As he explains in Boy, he turned down the idea of university in favor of a job that would take him to "a wonderful faraway place." In 1933 he joined the Shell Company, which sent him to Mombasa in East Africa. When World War II began in 1939, he became a fighter pilot and in 1942 was made assistant air attaché in Washington, where he started to write short stories. His first major success as a writer for children was in 1964. Thereafter his children's books brought him increasing popularity, and when he died, children mourned the world over, particularly in Britain where he had lived for many years. View titles by Roald Dahl
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The inspiration for the major motion picture musical prequel, Wonka, starring Timothée Chalamet, Olivia Colman, Keegan-Michael Key, Rowan Atkinson, Sally Hawkins, and Hugh Grant

This stunning deluxe edition of Roald Dahl’s beloved Charlie and the Chocolate Factory features:

• A new introduction by Lev Grossman, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Magicians
• Cover art by the award-winning cartoonist Ivan Brunetti
• The original interior art from the 1964 first edition
French flaps and deckle-edged paper

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 by one of the most beloved storytellers of our time.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Author

Roald Dahl (1916–1990) was born in Llandaff, South Wales, and went to Repton School in England. His parents were Norwegian, so holidays were spent in Norway. As he explains in Boy, he turned down the idea of university in favor of a job that would take him to "a wonderful faraway place." In 1933 he joined the Shell Company, which sent him to Mombasa in East Africa. When World War II began in 1939, he became a fighter pilot and in 1942 was made assistant air attaché in Washington, where he started to write short stories. His first major success as a writer for children was in 1964. Thereafter his children's books brought him increasing popularity, and when he died, children mourned the world over, particularly in Britain where he had lived for many years. View titles by Roald Dahl

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