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Parent reviews for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie Bucket can't believe his luck when he finds the last of the five Golden Tickets under the wrapper of a Wonka chocolate bar, and wins the chance of a lifetime: a magical day inside Wonka's mysterious factory, witnessing the miraculous creation of the most delectable eatables ever made. The thing is, nobody has seen Wonka or been inside his factory for 15 years, so neither Charlie, nor the other four ticket holders, has any idea what surprises the factory will contain There are two films made out of this book: one is a musical adaptation under the title Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory , starring Gene Wilder as Wonka and released in , and the other produced under the same title as the book, with Freddie Highmore as Charlie and Johnny Depp as Wonka, released in Both films have significant plot differences from the book. A great read, full of fun. The spoilt kids get what they deserve, but the hero, Charlie, is the poor kid, with no money whatsoever.
Common Sense says
In stock: Usually ships within hours. Your order will ship on or around the release date. In this timeless classic, Willy Wonka, a crazy chocolatier, opens his chocolate factory doors for the first time to five lucky children who have randomly purchased the coveted chocolate bars containing the golden ticket. Besides a lifetime supply of chocolate, the children get a chance to tour the mysterious factory with their guide, Willy Wonka. Throughout their journey in Wonka's factory the children encounter all sorts of silliness, as well as ethical dilemmas. The four other children's selfish ways get them into hilariously odd situations, which have the result of determining their own doom, while Charlie's characteristic integrity, honesty, and general sweetness afford him an opportunity to fulfill his dreams. This fantasy allows readers to explore how character and certainly behavior may affect the course of one's life in a way that is fun and imaginative.