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  • Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
  • Written by Roald Dahl
    Illustrated by Quentin Blake
  • Format: Hardcover | ISBN: 9780375815256
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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

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Mr. Willy Wonka might be a genius with chocolate, but Charlie and his family don’t trust his flying skills one bit. And right now, he’s at the helm of a giant glass elevator that’s picking up speed and hurtling through space — with Charlie and the entire Bucket family stuck inside! Roald Dahl’s uproarious sequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is certain to delight and entertain a new generation of readers.
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About Roald Dahl

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Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was born in Llandaff, South Wales, and went to Repton School in England. His parents were Norwegian, so holidays were spent in Norway. As he explains in Boy, he turned down the idea of university in favor of a job that would take him to 'a wonderful faraway place'. In 1933 he joined the Shell Company, which sent him to Mombasa in East Africa. When World War II began in 1939 he became a fighter pilot and in 1942 was made assistant air attaché in Washington, where he started to write short stories. His first major success as a writer for children was in 1964. Thereafter his children's books brought him increasing popularity, and when he died children mourned the world over, particularly in Britain where he had lived for many years.

About Quentin Blake

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Quentin Blake's first book, Patrick, was published in 1968 and was followed by classics such as Mister Magnolia, All Join In and Clown.
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WINNER 1978 Hawaii Nene Award

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