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Joseph Schindelman: Original Illustrator of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

About Charlie and the Chocolate Factory<p><b>Now a Broadway musical!</b><p>Roald Dahl’s iconic story of a little boy, a golden ticket, and a fantastical chocolate …

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at 50

In many ways, the most astonishing thing about <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory</i> – a bestseller since it was first published 50 years ago, beloved of generations of children, multiply adapted for stage and screen and a furnisher of images and phrases that have entered the cultural lexicon …

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The Lowdown<br>There are two portraits of Roald Dahl. One version paints him as the heroic WWII vet who started writing children’s fantasies to entertain …

Broccoli, gross! More candy, please: Willy Wonka, children’s literature, and how we learn to love food

Children’s books revel in the romance of food. From Willy Wonka to Raggedy Ann, it’s how we discover pleasure<p>Sandra M. Gilbert<p>August 31, 2014 3:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Culinary Imagination: From Myth to Modernity”<p><i>. . . this bottle was NOT marked “poison,” so Alice ventured to taste it, and</i> …

'Charlie' turns 50: A chat with Roald Dahl's grandson

This year marks the 50th anniversary of <b>Roald Dahl</b>'s <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory</i>, a story that only gets more delectable with age.<p>To mark the occasion, Penguin Young Readers Group is planning a yearlong celebration that includes, of course, a "Golden Ticket Sweepstakes." Launched today, the …

Happy 50th Anniversary! Which Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Character Are You?

More by Vi-An<p>Can you believe it’s been 50 years since Charlie set foot inside Willy Wonka’s magical chocolate factory?<p>A special edition of <b>Roald …

Quentin Blake's secrets of drawing

Roald Dahl's estate has revealed several characters that were written in drafts of his book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, but did not feature in the final edit.<p>Dahl wrote five edits of his story, four of which survive. The latest revelations describe unknown characters that include up to 10 …

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Charlie & the Chocolate Factory UK

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Official Extended Trailer

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The Warming Candy Room

In September 2014, Vanity Fair published - for the first time - a previously unseen chapter from <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,</i> complete with new …

Whipple-scrumptious recipes and quotes

Celebrate 50 years of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with these delicious recipes - and some inspiration from our fave chefs...<p>As …

Celebrating 50 years of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. Illustration © 1995 Quentin Blake.

#RoaldDahl's grandson Luke Kelly reads #CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory to school children at The South Bank Centre

Grandpa Joe (Nigel Planer) reads #CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory on the Imagine Festival's Giant Storytelling Bed

What's your fave sweet treat? #CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory

Can you imagine a better place to visit than Willy Wonka's chocolate factory?

A little wisdom from Willy Wonka ahead of #RoaldDahlDay 2014...

Illustrator Quentin Blake on Roald Dahl, quills and why he'll never retire

At home with Quentin Blake, the subject of a new exhibition [MARK KEHOE]<p>The scratch, scratch, scratch of the quill across the paper is all that can …

Book Review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

<b>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory</b> by Roald Dahl <b><br>Published by</b> Puffin <b>Genres:</b> Children <b><br>Pages:</b> 155 <b><br>Source:</b> complimentary review copy <br>Amazon <br>Goodreads <i><br>Charlie</i> …

How the Lost Chapter of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Was Discovered

Fifty years after the publication of Roald Dahl’s <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,</i> which has sold more than 13 million copies, and given rise to two film adaptations, <i>Vanity Fair</i>has obtained an exclusive, unpublished chapter from an early draft, written in Dahl’s own hand, entitled “The …