From Shelf: Official Indie Children's Bestsellers (week 3, 2024)
Before Charlie, before the Chocolate Factory, comes a story of invention and imagination . . .Ever since he was a child, Willy Wonka had dreamed of making chocolate and sharing it with the world.As a young man, he arrives at the world-famous Galeries Gourmet, determined to change the world one delectable bite at a time.But hounded by a trio of jealous chocolatiers, and tricked into a lifetime of washhouse drudgery, Wonka will need a little luck and a whole lot of magic - along with some help from a few friends - to fulfil his destiny.Because if you're lucky enough to meet Willy Wonka, anything is possible.This delicious tale of dreams, friendship and chocolate is based on the major motion picture, Wonka, directed by Paul King, who created the story and wrote the screenplay with Simon Farnaby. The story is brought to the page by bestselling author Sibeal Pounder.
Format: Paperback / softback