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Title: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Author: Roald Dahl

What's the book about?

The book is about a boy called Charlie. His family is very poor – they don't have much money and they don't have much food.

There is a chocolate factory near Charlie's house. It is Willy Wonka's factory. Willy Wonka invites five children to visit the chocolate factory. The factory is amazing! One child wins a very special prize. Is Charlie the winner?

My favourite character

My favourite character is Charlie because he is very kind. I don't like the other children because they are horrible!

My opinion of the book

This book is great! I love the incredible chocolates and sweets in the factory.

Words to describe the book

  • interesting
  • funny
  • sad
  • amazing
  • magical
  • exciting

Star rating

I give Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 5 stars.

5 stars = Fantastic!
4 stars = Very good!
3 stars = OK
2 stars = Bad
1 star = Terrible!

Review by: Gabrielle (age 12)

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What kinds of books do you like reading? Tell us about your favourite book!

Average: 3.5 (18 votes)

Submitted by SpicyPlatinum600 on Thu, 01/02/2024 - 20:04


In my opinion Pokémon is the best book and movie in the world and I love it and It’s awesome.
Pokémon was created by Satoshi Tajiri .My favorite character is Ash from Palet town . He is training to be the best of Pokémon going from the Kanto Region to the Galel Region . The Pokémon world is the most fascinating place in the world. You Catch Pokémon with your starter Pokemon once you have seven Pokémon you can battle a Jim leader. If you beat the Jim leader you get a badge and you keep on doing that until you have 108 badges then you can battle against the master of Pokémon if you win you are the master but if you lose you are just a normal trainer.
I love reading Pokémon maybe you should read it bye!!!

Submitted by StylishGlass60 on Wed, 08/03/2023 - 23:07


I read a book called: A Rienda Suelta, it is in spanish. I like because it has horses.BY:María Victoria

Submitted by VirtualMoonstone8 on Sat, 21/05/2022 - 03:10

I like reading Harry Potter.

Submitted by PurpleSandalCheese on Fri, 03/12/2021 - 10:29

I like chinese comics. some are funny, touching. I think every single book is awesome and great. I give ☆☆☆☆☆ stars to every single book!(○` 3′○)

Submitted by DJFolkTopaz on Sun, 03/10/2021 - 16:54

I like reading Roald Dahl and Jeff Kinney's books because they are real funny.

Submitted by QueenActressMisty on Thu, 30/09/2021 - 09:27

I give 3 star for this

Submitted by FunnyTrumpet90 on Sat, 18/09/2021 - 14:39

I give 10000000 $ for this book

Submitted by TopazXylophone… on Fri, 02/04/2021 - 10:46

I LOVE horror and ghost stories! I started reading books in English when I was 10 years old.

Submitted by WhiteMonkeyPlayer on Sun, 20/12/2020 - 01:36

I don't have a favorite book. In my opinion, every story is good. I can't choose the best one.

Submitted by PrincessSandSong on Wed, 25/08/2021 - 11:48

In reply to by MisterSphinxPharaoh

me 3

Submitted by FierceMetal5 on Wed, 16/09/2020 - 20:44

What's the book about? It's about a boy named Gregorey Heffely, his family is funny actually, they are some kind of silly persons, and a wierd family, but actually it is funny, actually it doesn't have a pituclaur story every time a new story begins. My favourite character is Heffely because he is the only person that understand evrything so that's why i love him. I rate the book 5 stars and if they were more stars i'll put it.

Submitted by RubyCushionGarden on Tue, 01/09/2020 - 11:15

I start to read English books recently, I have read Magic Treehouse for five days, it's fun.

Submitted by ForeverPharaoh… on Mon, 31/08/2020 - 08:34

My favorite book is Percy Jackson sea of monsters and the lighting theif

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