Thursday, May 28, 2015

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

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.

Genre: Fiction

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

1 comment:

  1. One of my favorites, and we love the older movie version too. Always wish they had included the squirrels in the movie though, one of my favorite parts of the book.