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Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl
  

Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator

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The Good Book Guide logo The Good Book Guide Review. In this sequel Charlie takes off — with his parents and four cranky grand¬parents - by glass elevator to Outer Space to do battle with the Vermicious Knids.
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Synopsis

Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl

Puffin Audiobooks presents Roald Dahl's classic Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, read by the actor Douglas Hodge, who plays Willy Wonka in the hit musical adaptation of the book. This audiobook features original music. Charlie Bucket and his family are rushing around the Earth at seventeen-thousand miles an hour in a great glass elevator. It belongs to the fantastic Mr Willy Wonka, and the adventure becomes even greater upon discovering they're not the only ones orbiting the Earth at that particular time ...Douglas Hodge is a multi-award-winning English actor, with Olivier and Tony awards for his performance in La Cage aux Folles, and nominations for his leading roles in Cyrano de Bergerac, Guys and Dolls and Inadmissible Evidence. In 2013 he is playing the role of Willy Wonka in Sam Mendes' musical of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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A true genius ... Roald Dahl is my hero David Walliams


About the Author

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was born in Wales of Norwegian parents – the child of a second marriage. His father and elder sister died when Roald was just three. His mother was left to raise two stepchildren and her own four children. Roald was her only son.

He had an unhappy time at school - at Llandaff Cathedral School, at St Peter’s prep school in Weston-super-Mare and then at Repton in Derbyshire.

Dahl’s unhappy time at school was to influence his writing greatly. He once said that what distinguished him from most other children’s writers was “this business of remembering what it was like to be young”. Roald’s childhood and schooldays are the subject of his autobiography Boy.

Since Roald Dahl’s death, his books have more than maintained their popularity. Total sales of the UK editions are around 37 million, with more than 1 million copies sold every year! Sales have grown particularly strongly in America where Dahl books are now achieving the bestselling status that curiously proved elusive during the author’s lifetime.

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Publication date

6th June 2013

Author

Roald Dahl

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Author's Website

www.roalddahl.com

Publisher

Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
3 pages

Categories

Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9780141348322

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