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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (original 1972; edition 2001)

by Roald Dahl

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Title:Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
Authors:Roald Dahl
Info:Knopf Books for Young Readers (2001), Hardcover, 176 pages
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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl (1972)



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This book can be used for a fun activity, as a teacher you can focus on the voice that Roald Dahl uses to tell the story of Charlie ( )
  maddiesullivan223 | May 4, 2017 |
This was a much sillier book than its predecessor. And I loved every word.
This was Dahl in spaaaaaaace......". Over the top situations, stupid adults, smart kid, crazy creatures. The only way it could have been better is if it had been served with melted caramel covering.

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  BookstoogeLT | Dec 10, 2016 |
This is quite a departure from the first book. Into the atmosphere! It reminded me of Douglas Adams. You can't beat the first book, however. This one doesn't have much to do with the Chocolate Factory, so I'm sure that is why it isn't as much of a hit. Those knids are vicious. The grandparents are also along for the ride... bed and all. ( )
  booklove2 | Oct 15, 2016 |
2.5 A let down for me after Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. ( )
  Andrew-theQM | Jun 20, 2016 |
Wish they made a movie about this!!!! ( )
  katieloucks | Feb 26, 2016 |
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Roald Dahlprimary authorall editionscalculated
Blake, QuentinIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Freezer, HarriëtTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Idle, EricNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Schindelman, JosephIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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FOr my daughters Tessa Ophelia Lucy and for my godson Edmund Pollinger
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The last time we saw Charlie, he was riding high above his home town in the Great Glass Elevator.
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Who'd ever think a poor British boy would ever go to space, ride in an incredible glass elevator, or even have an negative two year old grandmother! These are only a few of the many challenges Charlie will face. You can pick up where the first book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, left off. Join Charlie, his four grandparents, his parents, and of course, Mr. Wonka for an unforgettable story readers of all ages will love!
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Picking right up where Charlie and the Chocolate Factory left off, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator continues the adventures of Charlie Bucket, his family, and Willy Wonka, the eccentric candy maker. As the book begins, our heroes are shooting into the sky in a glass elevator, headed for destinations unknown. What follows is exactly the kind of high-spirited magical madness and mayhem we've all come to expect from Willy Wonka and his creator Roald Dahl. The American space race gets a send-up, as does the President, and Charlie's family gets a second chance at childhood. Throw in the Vermicious Knids, Gnoolies, and Minusland and we once again witness pure genius. (Ages 9 to 12)

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Taking up where Charlie and the Chocolate Factory leaves off, Charlie, his family, and Mr. Wonka find themselves launched into space in the great glass elevator.

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Penguin Australia

3 editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.

Editions: 0141322691, 0141807806, 0141333170

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