Charlie & the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl Illustrated by Quentin Blake
Setting (Where the story took place):
Wonkaville is a fictional town where Charlie Bucket and his family live. Not much is known about this town except it’s home to the candy store, Charlie’s school, other buildings and a park, and last but not least home of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory.
The Main Characters:
1. Charlie Bucket - Charlie is unassuming and respectful toward everyone in his life. He is undernourished but refuses to ever take an extra portion of food because it would deprive another member of his family.
2. Mr. Willy Wonka - The eccentric owner of the Wonka chocolate factory. Mr.Wonka is the most renowned candy maker in the world and an endless combination of opposing parts.
3 . Grandpa Joe - Grandpa Joe spends all his time in bed with the other three Bucket grandparents. He is extremely imaginative and fun loving.
4. The Oompa-Loompas - Fun-loving dwarves hailing from Loompaland.
Describe your favourite character: Veruca Salt - A spoiled brat. Veruca demands anything she wants and throws tantrums until her parents meet her demands. She is mean and completely self-involved, and her parents always acquiesce to her wishes. Veruca’s impetuousness causes her trouble at the factory.
Summary (what happened in the story):
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl has got to be one of my favourite reads ever! The story’s main character is a young boy called Charlie who wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker, Willy Wonka. When Willy Wonka decides to let five children into his chocolate factory, he decides to release five golden tickets in five separate chocolate bars, causing complete mayhem. Charlie being one of the lucky winners, heads to the factory. While they tour the workshop, we meet many unusual characters (some bad, some good) who find themselves stuck in some very sticky situations.
This book was (tick one or more) Exciting Interesting Scary Boring Slow-moving fast-paced complicated Imaginative Amusing