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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory/Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator Boxed Set
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory/Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator Boxed Set | Roald Dahl
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IndoorDame
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Eggs Great cover 🍫 2mo
IndoorDame @Eggs I don‘t have a copy anymore but I had to go down to Internet rabbit hole searching for the cover I remember from childhood cause I seriously detest the movie tie in cover for this one 2mo
fredamans Great minds, though I am showing the movie version today with Gene Wilder. 2mo
IndoorDame @fredamans ❤️🍫👍 2mo
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Nelnjali
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Eggs 👏🏻🍫🍭 4mo
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hannah-leeloo
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Please tell me I'm not the only one who sang this 😅🤣 it's completely fitting though 😂

AkashaVampie Yup... I did too! 13mo
JessClark78 🖤 13mo
Tera66 I for sure did. 13mo
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BlueMoonJ
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“So please, oh PLEASE, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install, A lovely bookshelf on the wall.” — Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

I love my 11 year old granddaughter's bookshelf! She is a reader and a geek of the best kind! She is just like her Mama, @MothAndMoons

#KidsWhoRead #booklover

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litenthusiast
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This is immediately what I thought of with today's #candylover prompt. @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88 #LiteraryLove

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Perfect 🍫 4y
Jee_HookedOnBookz Hahahaha me too!!! 4y
vkois88 Love! 🍫🍭🍬❤ 4y
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Gina
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SheilaChew
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I dressed up as Willie Wonka for meme day at my school. My students loved it!

HOTPock3tt Love!! ♥️♥️♥️ 4y
GypsyKat Love it! 4y
Soubhiville You look great!!! 4y
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Bookzombie Love this! 4y
SassyBookworm Great costume!! 🍫 4y
Tamra Great idea! 4y
RebelReader Wonderful! 4y
JennyM I love it! So awesome!!! 4y
JoScho 💜💜💜 4y
Amanda.T Amazing job! 💜 4y
SheilaChew Thanks everyone!!! 💜💚🧡 Happy Halloween! 4y
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peacegypsy
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The little miss and I have finished Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I‘m especially fond of the Oompa-Loompa‘s take on the TV. 😊

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GripLitGrl
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JoScho 💜 5y
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MallenNC
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When I think of books and #candy I think of Charlie! I really loved this in third grade. #heartsandhardcovers @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Me too!!!!! ❤️ 5y
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MommyOfTwo
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GripLitGrl
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#ThisRemindsMeOf tickets of any kind will always remind me of this favorite. I seem to not be able to locate a ticket emoji to use in my post😒
@JoeStalksBeck @Tiffy_Reads

JoeStalksBeck Good one!!! 5y
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mgallo1968
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One of my sons - two week Holiday break from school....

MinDea I love that movie! Surprisingly I have never read that book! 5y
Anna40 My son loves it too! 5y
CatLass007 My mom always said that Charlie looks like my little brother when he was that age. He does. But now he‘s 51 and a jerk. But he still my little brother so nobody else better say that! 5y
mgallo1968 My son‘s favorite spot is in his bed. It drives me crazy. The other day I told him to get out out of the hole he has made in his bed-haha. I told him he reminded me of the grandparents in the movie just sitting in their bed! 5y
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Kalalalatja
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I started this yesterday, and I'm loving the illustrations in this Danish translation 👌

#currentlyreading

2BR02B Grandpa Joe is such an ass. He lays around in bed like an invalid, letting Mrs. Bucket wait on him hand and foot, until a golden ticket shows up and he conveniently recovers enough to dance around. He didn't deserve a trip to the chocolate factory. 5y
AlaMich @2BR02B Didn't all the grandparents lay around in bed being waited on hand and foot? 5y
2BR02B @AlaMich yes, but for all were know they were legitimately disabled whereas GJ was clearly a faker. 5y
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AlaMich @2BR02B 😂😂 5y
Kalalalatja @2BR02B I hadn't thought about it, but know you mention it, Granpa Joe was a big cheat! But in general, all the grandparents felt a little like cheaters. I mean, you live seven people in a small house, only one of you have a job, and you are starving. At least, they could have let Mrs. Bucket go to work. 5y
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Chocamanda
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A little surprise I found on the back of my Recycle Book Store bookmark! I may have involuntarily squeed when I saw it 🤗

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AlaMich
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Also part of my #bookmail: the Penguin Classics Deluxe edition of Charlie. I had to do it for the awesome cover!!

TobeyTheScavengerMonk Why in the world do I not already own this? 6y
AlaMich @TobeyTheScavengerMonk You better get on that! 😉 6y
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Blaire
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Road trip = audiobook. Our first selection is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Love all the names in the book. Charlie bucket, Augustus gloop, veruca salt.

Rachbb3 How fun! 6y
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Lauredhel
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It's time for#bookriot #riotgrams again... And the topic is #favoritevillain. Who is my favourite villain? I'll have to duck rotten tomatoes if I say Gilbert Blythe, won't I? Ok, ok! Willy Wonka, then.

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ChrisBohjalian
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Reason number 73 I have the best readers on the planet: you bring me chocolate bars when I am on a book tour! (No pressure, Dayton, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, New York, Providence, and Manchester!)

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BrooklynBookGirl
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Here's a lot of the 6th grade team today!! Willy Wonky representing! #bookcharacterday #teacher #read #iteachmath

MrBook 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 6y
BookBabe Hey, @MrBook just made me watch this movie! 🍫 6y
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BrooklynBookGirl
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I'm Mike TeeVee!! #bookcharacterday

BookBabe 😄👌🏻 6y
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Alma
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Ok it sure is #bestcharactername but even the worst name might sound good if you give it a shot 😁 All right, I am kidding #littens, I just wanted to add a funny name to the mix! Btw have you ever met someone named Veruca?! 😄

I-read-and-eat Never have. But I came across it in a Latin texts a while ago and finaly found out it means 'wart'. Never knew that. What an awfull name 😁 6y
LeahBergen A verruca is a wart! 😂😂 6y
Alma @I-read-and-eat @LeahBergen That's disgusting!! I have always thought it meant something like that, in french we say "verrue" so there it is!!! ? Poor little girl hhhh but well she was a spoiled brat, Roald Dahl chose wisely ?? 6y
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TheBookHippie
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Pickpick

Book haul
Good trading day at the free little libraries!

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Chris_Ryall
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My first--what was yours?
Happy centennial, Roald Dahl! #roalddahl100

LeahBergen Yep! My first, too. ❤️ 6y
KarenUK Yep, mine too 💗 6y
LDavisMunro Amazing cover! 6y
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Soubhiville This was my first too! A gift from an Aunt, I have that same version! 6y
GuiltyFeat Love that cover. 6y
DiruVamp What a great cover! 6y
DreesReads I have that same cover, only with a book jacket! 6y
Zelma I had a different cover (paperback) but that was the illustrator for my version. I only see Willy Wonka that way in mind! 6y
thebiasedgirl The cover is just amazing. The content is phenomenal 5y
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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Lost another great one today. 😢

BarbaraTheBibliophage 😂😂😂 6y
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TheLondonBookworm :( 2016 not a good year 6y
LauraBrook Such a heart breaker, losing Gene. 6y
UwannaPublishme So sad to hear this... I loved him in all the Mel Brooks films too. 😢 6y
DebinHawaii Very sad 💙 6y
Mamashep 😥 6y
KVanRead 💜💔💜 6y
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