Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

  • by Roald Dahl
  • Narrated by Douglas Hodge
  • 3 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last!
But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. And the winners are: Augustus Gloop, an enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating; Veruca Salt, a spoiled-rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger; Violet Beauregarde, a dim-witted gum-chewer with the fastest jaws around; Mike Teavee, a toy pistol-toting gangster-in-training who is obsessed with television; and Charlie Bucket, Our Hero, a boy who is honest and kind, brave and true, and good and ready for the wildest time of his life!

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Audible Editor Reviews

"Douglas Hodge delivers Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in a briskly melodic canter, and his rendering holds its own against memories of cinema's Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp." (Gregory Maguire, The New York Times Book Review)

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Customer Reviews

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fanciful fun for five-year-olds

Would you listen to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory again? Why?

We have listened to this book over and over again! The author is very engaging with voices and sound effects able keep the attention of even the youngest audience.


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- Kindle Customer

Roald Dahl is a still my favorite

This may not be as magical as my mother reading it to me when I was a kid, but it was an absolute joy to listen to, I will be buying more of his books.
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- Michelle

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-13-2013
  • Publisher: Listening Library