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Charlie's Adventures

Charlie's Adventures book cover
Charlie's Adventures consist of two books: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator. In my opinion, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is better, though Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator is better for horror-lovers. Charlie is featured as a caring loving boy, but in a poor cottage stuffed with his family - two grandpas, two grandmas and two parents. They eat nothing but cheap cabbage every meal.


Charlie and The Chocolate Factory was transformed into a movie; the first version was released on June 1971 and the second version was released on July 2005. The first one has more comedy and has many comic relief moments and catchy songs.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory book cover
Charlie Bucket is not the only one wanting to get more chocolates. Everyone's hot on buying Mr. Willy Wonka's delicious delicacies because of the hidden golden ticket which just might be hiding in this one... or maybe the next one...
There are only 5 such tickets in the whole wide world... Will Charlie, our poor hero, manage to get one?
This wonderful book is very touching because Charlie Bucket is so very eager, among others, to get a golden ticket, but as his family is very poor, they can only afford one chocolate a year, on Charlie's birthday. Meanwhile, spoiled millionaire children have thousands of workers working for them, opening billions of wrappers in order to find the treasure. 


Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator book cover
This is the sequel book of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Charlie is in the Great Glass Elevator with his two grandmothers and two grandfathers, mother, father, and Mr. Wonka. As they travel through the stars, they are suddenly caught in an orbit and face unmistakable dangers, while the president in USA is broadcasting their adventures onto the American TV screen as dangerous criminals i.e. aliens from Mars.



Roald Dahl was planning to write a third book in this series, but unfortunately he passed away before its completion, and Charlie and The White House was only written until its first chapter and was never completed and published.