Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

by Roald Dahl | Children's Books |
ISBN: Global Overview for this book
Registered by Breeze144 of Ajax, Ontario Canada on 11/22/2006
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4 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by Breeze144 from Ajax, Ontario Canada on Wednesday, November 22, 2006
I found this beautiful library bound copy at the library's sale table. Will be passing it along soon!

Journal Entry 2 by HoserLauren from Burlington, Ontario Canada on Sunday, December 03, 2006
Wooooohoooo another wishlist book checked off!
This book is #35 on the BBC's top 100 of all time list, so it's one I'll be reading for that list.

Thanks Bree!!!

Journal Entry 3 by HoserLauren from Burlington, Ontario Canada on Wednesday, December 20, 2006
I started and finished this cute book yesterday. Dahl writes with so much imagination. This book is a fantastic piece of children's literature, you can't help but smile as you read it. I really enjoyed the songs that the Oompa Loompas sung after each of the 'bad' children had gone. Specifically, the one that tells you to replace your television set with a bookcase!
Dahl always seems to write into his books traits that he finds really undesirable and sets to tell the reader why they are bad. In this case, the traits were greed, gluttony, rudeness, and no imagination (from watching too much television). Be wary little kiddies! You don't want to become like these kids!
I remember from the movie (the original one) that Charlie and his grandfather go off to a room with bubbles where they are carried to the top of the room and need to start burping to get back to the ground. This room was described in the book but Charlie and his grandfather never venture into it. I guess it was just the director's choice to make the movie longer or to show that Charlie and his grandfather weren't perfect.

Anyways, this was a fabulous book. One of my best reads of the year.

Journal Entry 4 by wingAceofHeartswing from Mississauga, Ontario Canada on Saturday, December 23, 2006
This book is with me now

Journal Entry 5 by wingAceofHeartswing from Mississauga, Ontario Canada on Monday, January 15, 2007
Dahl simply has a most wonderful imagination. He has taken some of the most undesirable traits and has had a field day exploring what might happen. I would have loved a visit to his factory. I have not seen the movie and now wish to see it as the Oompah Loompahs songs would be worth watching

Journal Entry 6 by HoserLauren from Burlington, Ontario Canada on Tuesday, January 23, 2007
Giz-angel accepted this book off bookrelay and asked me to send it along to Felicia-Fairy.

So it is now on its way to Australia!!

Journal Entry 7 by emmafiles from Murrumba Downs, Queensland Australia on Tuesday, April 03, 2007
Wow! Thankyou so much to the awesome bookcrossers who made this book appear in my hands today. I have such fond memories of this story as a child, and this is a gorgeous copy to take away with me this weekend!
THANKS xxxx

Journal Entry 8 by emmafiles from Murrumba Downs, Queensland Australia on Wednesday, May 02, 2007
Every bit as lovely as I remembered!

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