Title: CHARLIE AND THE GREAT GLASS ELEVATOR
Publication Date: 1972
Binding: Hard Cover
Illustrator: Jospeh Schindelman
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition Stated
163pp Further adventures of Charlie Bucket and Willie Wonka. Slight faint shelf fade along top edges of front cover. Your friends find thermselves orbiting in space. (Loc G150/3). Bookseller Inventory # 28940
Synopsis: "A sequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory finds the familiar characters orbiting through space in a magic glass elevator. It's all good fun and suspense."-- Publishers Weekly.
Review: Picking right up where Charlie and the Chocolate Factory left off, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator continues the adventures of Charlie Bucket, his family, and Willy Wonka, the eccentric candy maker. As the book begins, our heroes are shooting into the sky in a glass elevator, headed for destinations unknown. What follows is exactly the kind of high-spirited magical madness and mayhem we've all come to expect from Willy Wonka and his creator Roald Dahl. The American space race gets a send-up, as does the President, and Charlie's family gets a second chance at childhood. Throw in the Vermicious Knids, Gnoolies, and Minusland and we once again witness pure genius. (Ages 9 to 12)
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