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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

Charlie Bucket has won Willy Wonka's chocolate factory and is on his way to take possession of it - in none other than a great glass elevator! But when the elevator makes a fearful whooshing noise, Charlie and his family find themselves in splendid orbit around the Earth.

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ISBN 9780141365381
Barcode 9780141365381
Published 18 April 2016 by Penguin
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
Series Charlie & the Chocolate Factory (part: 2)
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780141365381
ISBN-10 0141365382
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 18 April 2016
International Publication Date 11 February 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
Series Charlie & the Chocolate Factory (part: 2)
Category Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Number of Pages 208
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 13mm
Weight 170g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code 664788

Description of this Book

Phizz-whizzing new branding for Roald Dahl, the world's No. storyteller! Exciting, bold and instantly recognisable with Quentin Blake's inimitable artwork. A true genius...Roald Dahl is my hero . (David Walliams). Charlie Bucket has won Willy Wonka's chocolate factory and is on his way to take possession of it - in none other than a great glass elevator! But when the elevator makes a fearful whooshing noise, Charlie and his family find themselves in splendid orbit around the Earth. A daring adventure has begun, with the one and only Mr Willy Wonka leading the way. Listen to Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator and other Roald Dahl audio books read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy sound effects from Pinewood Studios! Look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting Twit or Miss! and House of Twits inspired by the revolting Twits.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Sitting in a hut at the bottom of his garden, surrounded by odd bits and pieces such as a suitcase (used as a footrest), his own hipbone (which he'd had replaced) and a heavy ball of metal foil (made from years' worth of chocolate wrappers), Roald Dahl wrote some of the world's best-loved stories including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Twits, The Witches, The BFG, Fantastic Mr Fox, James and the Giant Peach and lots more. Quentin Blake is one of Britain's most successful illustrators. He has illustrated nearly three hundred books and he was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. He has won many awards including the Whitbread Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal and taught for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted in the New Year's Honours.

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