Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
|Illustrator||Joseph Schindelman (first and revised US editions)|
Faith Jaques (first UK edition)
|17 January 1964 (US version)|
23 November 1964 (UK version)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 1964
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was first published in the United States by
The story was originally inspired by Roald Dahl's experience of chocolate companies during his schooldays.
One day, Charlie sees a dollar bill buried in the snow. He buys a Wonka Bar and finds the fifth and final golden ticket. The ticket says he can bring one or two family members with him and Charlie's parents decide to allow Grandpa Joe to go with him.
Wonka takes the kids and their parents inside where they meet the