Book Summary

    Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last!

    But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. And the winners are: Augustus Gloop, an enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating; Veruca Salt, a spoiled-rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger; Violet Beauregarde, a dim-witted gum-chewer with the fastest jaws around; Mike Teavee, a toy pistol-toting gangster-in-training who is obsessed with television; and Charlie Bucket, Our Hero, a boy who is honest and kind, brave and true, and good and ready for the wildest time of his life!
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    Author

    Roald Dahl

    Year Published

    1964

    Categories

    8-12, adventure, Boys, classic, English, family, Girls, in corpus, made into movie, Reluctant Reader

    ISBN 13

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    4.1

    # Ratings

    473250

    # of Words

Book Summary

Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last!

But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. And the winners are: Augustus Gloop, an enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating; Veruca Salt, a spoiled-rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger; Violet Beauregarde, a dim-witted gum-chewer with the fastest jaws around; Mike Teavee, a toy pistol-toting gangster-in-training who is obsessed with television; and Charlie Bucket, Our Hero, a boy who is honest and kind, brave and true, and good and ready for the wildest time of his life!
(summary from amazon.com)