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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Douglas Hodge

3 Hours 18 Minutes

Listening Library (Audio)

July 2013

Audio Book Summary

Roald Dahl sometimes shared a tonal kinship with Ogden Nash, and he could demonstrate a verbal inventiveness nearly Seussian[His] stories work better in audio than in print. The New York TimesWilly 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!From the Compact Disc edition.

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    Absolutely loved this story as a child and happy to say that hasn\'t changed. A very enjoyable listen.

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    I loved this story!! It was great listening to it. I would recommend this book to my friends.

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    Love it! Great story and well told! The children listen too this one over and over.

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    Very entertaining for kids and adults. Narrator is excellent, using various voices for the characters.

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