This glorious full-colour volume explores its influence on film, theatre, music, food and beyond. Originally published fifty years ago, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory remains one of the world's most beloved children's books.
This fascinating full-colour book celebrates the 50th birthday of that best-loved story Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Prizewinning journalist Lucy Mangan explores the wide-ranging influence that , Charlie Bucket, Willy Wonka and the Oompa-Loompas have had on our culture. The book features 100s of images, including previously unseen material from the Roald Dahl archive and behind-the-scenes photographs from the Johnny Depp and Gene Wilder films, the Sam Mendes musical and more. A must-have for every generation of fans of the world's number-one storyteller, Roald Dahl, and all those who love the story of Charlie in any of its forms.