Reviewed by: Bronwen, age 8
I love this book because it inspires me to read more. It has one other book about Charlie called the Great Glass Elevator. I hope you read this book.
Time Period: not specified
A poor boy finds the golden ticket and wins the prize of touring a secretive chocolate factory. Unlike the other children who win, Charlie is polite, kind, and generous. He is rewarded for these values.
Themes: goodness is rewarded, kid power, integrity, family
Recommended ages: 8 and up, 5 and up as a read-aloud
Rating: 5 stars
Other Books by Roald Dahl: James and the Giant Peach, The Witches, Matilda, The BFG, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Magic Finger