Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

By Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

Turtleback Books, Prebound, 9781417786107, 159pp.

Publication Date: August 16, 2007

Description
For use in schools and libraries only. On their way to the chocolate factory in the great glass elevator, Mr. Wonka, Charlie, his parents and grandparents are suddenly thrust into space.


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.