Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl. Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, $22.95 (160pp) ISBN 978-0-375-83197-3
On the occasion of its 40th anniversary, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, illus. by Quentin Blake, presents the famous story interspersed with Blake's characteristically frenetic line drawings, with clusters of candy sprinkled across the pages. Pink, lavender, baby blue and yellow backgrounds of the pages make a sugary new wrapper for this favorite tale. .
Reviewed on: 10/01/2004