Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

By Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375831973, 160pp.

Publication Date: August 5, 2014

Description
Celebrate fifty years of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" with this gorgeous, full-color gift edition.
Brimming with Quentin Blake's vibrant full-color artwork, this wonderful anniversary edition is perfect for longtime Roald Dahl fans or readers discovering him for the very first time. With its oversized pages and beautiful design, it's an ideal book for family sharing and a go-to gift for birthdays and holidays.


About the Author
Roald Dahl was born on September 13, 1916, in Llandaff, South Wales. In 1953, he published the best-selling story collection Someone Like You and married actress Patricia Neil. He published the popular book James and the Giant Peach in 1961. In 1964, he released another highly successfuly work, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which was later adapted for two films. Over his decades-long writing career, Dahl wrote 19 children's books. He died on November 23, 1990, in Oxford, England.

Quentin Blake is Children's Laureate of Great Britain, has won the Kate Greenaway Medal, and is the author and/or illustrator of many books. He lives in London, England.