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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (original 1972; edition 2007)

by Roald Dahl (Author), Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

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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.
Title:Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
Authors:Roald Dahl (Author)
Other authors:Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
Info:Puffin Books (2007), Edition: Reprint, 159 pages
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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl (1972)



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  damngoodsoffie | Feb 19, 2020 |
This story is chaotic.
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  Shahnareads | Oct 22, 2019 |
I remembered this story more than the Chocolate Factory, and loved how totally off the wall it is. Dahl is such an imaginative author! ( )
  howifeelaboutbooks | Jun 4, 2019 |
Rolled right from the first to the second book of this series. I thought the original Charlie book was a touch out there. This one makes that first one read like a sane storyline. Shoot, this makes Monty Python seem normal. OMG!

I've had trouble even developing thoughts on what direction this book went. Quickly down hill, that's for sure. WEIRD is not even a good word. Dahl had to be on some major substances when he wrote this book.

Thought process: If the Buckets were mostly eating cabbage soup, wouldn't they have had propulsion from all that gas released when it finished digesting? ( )
  gilroy | May 17, 2019 |
3.5 stars, maybe rounded up later. I enjoyed the adventure in space, the wordplay, and the aged discontentment (and lessons learned) of "the three in the bed." And of course, the manic wisdom of Willy Wonka is a somehow lovely thing. Didn't care for the absurdity of the President and his Cabinet or for the laxatives poem (what on earth...?). What a strange pieced-together sort of story. ( )
  AmandaGStevens | Mar 2, 2019 |
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Dahl, Roaldprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
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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Penguin Australia

3 editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.

Editions: 0141322691, 0141807806, 0141333170

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