Coming to Broadway in March 2017, “ROALD DAHL’s most treasured tale is coming to the land where sweet dreams come true—Broadway—in a delicious new musical! Audiences around the world have long adored the best-selling book and films, but none have experienced the magic of Wonka quite like this—until now.”
By the author of The BFG—now a major motion picture from Steven Spielberg—a stunning deluxe edition of Roald Dahl’s beloved Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, featuring —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
Roald Dahl Centennial, 1916–2016
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.
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About Roald Dahl
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… More about Roald Dahl
Published by Penguin Classics Aug 30, 2011| 192 Pages| 5-5/8 x 8-7/16| ISBN 9780143106333