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Chocolate rivers and toffee trees… Magic is on the menu in Roald Dahl’s tastiest book! Charlie Bucket loves chocolate. Who doesn’t? Trouble is, his family are so poor that all they can afford to eat is cabbage soup. Yuck. But then Charlie wins a golden ticket to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory: a paradise of lip-smacking flavours and incredible inventions. Amid the cocoa forests and bubbling vats of sweeties, a life-changing surprise is waiting for Charlie… This book is your dream ticket into a world where fantasies come to life. You’ll gobble up every last word, then ask for seconds.

“The ultimate children’s story ever.” David Walliams

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Date published

September 6th, 2007

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.8; Middle years; 5.0 points

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  • 208 pages



UK edition


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  1. fmcgivern468
    on 31 March 2017

    I loved this book.

    5out of 5
  2. Beastquestfan16
    on 8 March 2016

    I love the book.It makes you use a lot of imagination.After that book I fancy a nice bar of dairy milk chocolate.I love that it shows that dreams can come true. I’m definitely rate it 5 stars

    5out of 5
  3. Tracy15
    on 16 November 2015

    It was a good book could have been better Charlie sounded poor hope he finds agolden ticket good look

    4out of 5
  4. appleberry
    on 11 October 2015

    best book in the collection if i were him, i could not right such an interesting story

    5out of 5
  5. BOO28
    on 15 July 2015

    I thought it was a great book although at the beginning i didn’t think it was very good because it didn’t tell you much about Willy Wonka.

    5out of 5
  6. Ibiza1000
    on 1 July 2015

    Makes me feel hungry. (I love chocolate)

    5out of 5
  7. deeja
    on 13 June 2015

    charlie and the chocolate factory is a really interesting book. the names and pictures are so funny. the grandparents look so funny. hahahaha.

    5out of 5
  8. Mal76
    on 26 February 2015

    This book is AMAZING!!!! I LOVE Roald Dahl’s books…. their so full of imaginative characters… and the names he gives the characters too.. haha.. guess what?! I watched the movie of this book. You should try it too. It’s simply SMASHING!!!!

    5out of 5
  9. mrunu
    on 25 February 2015

    This book is all about fighting for chocklate

  10. Mimi9403
    on 6 January 2015

    I absolutely love this book and I have watched the film it is absolutely amazing!

  11. Annallina
    on 2 January 2015

    Oompah, Loompah, Diggity do- I’ve got a message for you… Read this book

  12. Kittenlover6
    on 12 December 2014

    One of the best books I’ve ever read , almost know it by heart and very well thumbed.

    5out of 5
  13. bookwizard10
    on 18 November 2014

    this is a great book I love it but I think that the film is better

    5out of 5
  14. 9520
    on 1 November 2014

    I loved it. Got this book at home read it at school when in year 1 but now in year 2 and I’ve got it at home . Thanks for reading xxx .

  15. hungryman999
    on 7 October 2014

    TWO WORDS touching AND magical

  16. niall345
    on 25 September 2014

    It is a great book at I hope people like it and rate 5 STARS!!!!

    5out of 5
  17. book4
    on 19 April 2014

    i could not stop reading since i started

    5out of 5
  18. loobyloulou123
    on 9 March 2014

    The horrible children got what they deserved and Charlie had a happy ending.

    5out of 5
  19. Cheerforevers
    on 9 March 2014

    This is about a boy who gets to own a chocolate factory.

  20. Leahka99
    on 8 March 2014

    I loved it when Charlie saw all the lucky winners

    5out of 5
  21. magic-fairy
    on 6 March 2014

    Roald Dahl’s most delectable novel returns with a phizz-whizzing new look – exciting, bold and instantly recognisable! Charlie’s whole life changes when he wins a golden ticket to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory: a place of undreamed-of flavours and unimaginable inventions. The chocolate factory is a marvellous place, but it also has secrets. Why does no one ever come out? Who are the Oompa-Loompas, the tiny workers who make the sweets and chocolates? And what spectacular surprise has Mr Wonka got in store for Charlie? Roald Dahl’s best-loved book is a dream ticket into a world where fantasies come to life. From rivers of chocolate to exotic toffee trees, magic is on the menu!

  22. CutieBrendan13
    on 6 March 2014

    This was funny and it teaches us not to touch anything in sight until permitted. I like how the factory is made of everything edible and the poor kid won the factory. i wish I had that much luck.

    4out of 5
  23. NatKlymko
    on 5 March 2014

    This is a really tochy story. Your emotions change by the minute.

  24. lips456
    on 4 March 2014

    read the and watched the 2 movies one word magical

  25. Zoe7890
    on 4 March 2014

    i love it. it’s funny it’s good i think i would reccomend this book to everyone

  26. danielle8642
    on 23 November 2013

    Love it so far reading it in school.Sometimes we have to read on because so good.we usally read three capters a day becayse it is soso so so good!!!!!!

    5out of 5
  27. pumpkin51
    on 16 November 2013

    I would really love to read this book so bad even though I have all ready read the original

  28. fifa14
    on 2 October 2013

    I think its a good book:):) :-)

    5out of 5
  29. Coco-Cassidy
    on 10 June 2013

    This book was incredible . LOVED IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  30. bookstarmonkey4
    on 2 June 2013

    No other book will intrest your children like this will. Even if you are a child this is no miss in the reading world. The one word to describe Charlie and the choclate factory is…...... EPIC!!!!!!!!!!!!

    5out of 5
  31. Assetto1213
    on 22 May 2013

    It’s a great book from when charlie has cabbege soup to when he wins the choclate factory . I’d say it needs 1000,000,000,000,000, stars

    5out of 5
  32. 08emmab
    on 22 May 2013

    I loved this book because Charlie gets the last golden ticket and his grandfather is extremly funny.

    5out of 5
  33. bookclub30
    on 17 May 2013

    I loved Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and i love Roald Dahl but the thing is I don,t know a lot about him.! by the way how many people have entered the compertition’ thank you

    4out of 5
  34. Poppy123464
    on 12 May 2013

    5 stars

    5out of 5
  35. Anne555
    on 12 May 2013

    a bk for children who simply adore chocolate! Delectable!

    5out of 5
  36. firemansam5
    on 11 May 2013

    I think Charlie and the chocolate is super good and I wish that there was a story aster it because it is really good

    5out of 5
  37. Crunchies
    on 10 May 2013

    It is Great!

    Roald Dahl Captures my Imagination in every one of his spectacular, funny Books!

  38. lolly123
    on 20 April 2013


    5out of 5

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