Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is in many ways a modern or at least early 20th century fairy tale. And likeable. The only one of the four children I found less satisfactory was Violet Beauregarde, the girl obsessed with chewing gum, since fundamentally there didn't seem to really be anything that wrong with what she was doing.
His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death inand total sales are over million worldwide! Wonka and his chocolate factory. Teavee puts Mike in the pocket of his jacket for safekeeping.
When Violet turns blue and swells up, her parents are concerned for her, though they blame Wonka for the problem. Salt a dear old fish and tells her to go boil her head. Teavee finally says that when their family returns home, Mike will not be allowed to watch television again since his obsession with television has led to his current predicament.
When Violet chews the gum, Mrs.
He lives within sight of a chocolate factory owned by the famous chocolate maker Willy Wonka, but Wonka has closed off his factory to the world for the past 10 years. The book is highly recommended for those who: a love chocolate like a first-born b are prone to flights-of-fancy c will root for the underground, cheering him on as he faces tribulations and emerges victorious in the end.
Wonka's dismay at the children's accidents was entirely genuine, though to what extent his concern was for the children and to what extent it was for the misuse of his creations is debatable.