Inside Charlie's Chocolate Factory

Inside Charlie’s Chocolate Factory

The Complete Story of Willy Wonka, the Golden Ticket, and Roald Dahl’s Most Famous Creation.

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Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780147513489
  • 224 Pages
  • Puffin Books
  • 10 and up


Celebrate the 50 years of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with this scrumdiddlyumptious book about the iconic novel and author!

Inside Charlie’s Chocolate Factory explores the unique appeal and lasting cultural impact of Roald Dahl’s beloved classic. This non-fiction book looks at the development of the original story  and charaters, its social history, and the varying film and stage adaptations. With never-before-seen material from the archives, full-color photos and illustrations throughout, and quotes from Roald Dahl enthusiasts this gorgeously produced gift book is a great way for fans to celebrate Charlie, Wonka, and Roald Dahl!


Praise for Inside Charlie’s Chocolate Factory

“This thoughtful critique of an enduring classic combines elements of biography, the creative process, literary and film analyses, and social commentary, and it should appeal to a wide audience of fans.” —Booklist
“This title will especially strike a chord with fans of Dahl’s work, students of classic children’s literature, and those interested in the early days of modern publishing…this book ensures that Dahl’s legacy will endure as long as an everlasting gobstopper.” —SLJ
“An effusive celebration of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on its 50th anniversary.” —Kirkus Reviews