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Author Dahl's Book
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie Bucket, a young, caring, and sincere boy who belonged to a poor family, got the prize of his dreams; a ticket for a tour around Willy Wonka's magnificent chocolate factory which had been closed for years. After winning one of the five tickets put in the factory's chocolate bars, Charlie goes with his grandfather on the tour of a lifetime with 4 others of his age, who were accompanied by 1 adult each. On the tour, problems start occurring. Chil...
Danny the Champion of the World
Danny, an obedient, caring, and well-cultured boy was brought up by his father with lots of care and love. A strong bond and attachment had formed. Danny thought himself to be lucky to have a father like he had. Danny was so attached to his father and trusted him so much, that the idea of his father hiding something from him did not even cross his mind. But one day, 9-year old Danny found the truth to the one secret that his father had hidden from hi...
This story is about an old man who lives in an apartment complex. Everyday, he go to his balcony and listen to the woman living below him feed her turtle and pet and cuddle him. The old man wanted to marry the old woman but he was to shy to even start a conversation with her. One day, he musters up enough courage and asks her how her turtle was doing. She replies saying that she is very worried because it is not growing. The man thinks quickly and says t...
Poor Matilda has grown up in a family that scoffs at reading for enjoyment and demands that the family eat their dinner in front of the television every night. Matilda desperately wants to go to school and the public library, but her parents say no. So, Matilda teaches herself to read and by the time she is five and a half years old, she has secretly read all the books in the children's section of the public library! Reading is not Matilda's only a...
The Fantastic Mr. Fox
Mr. Fox came into the three farmers' farms and stole their chickens and geese on a daily basis. He took it to his home and fed his wife and three cubs. But soon, problems arose. The food was starting to run short everyday. The food that was brought everyday wasn't enough to satisfy everyone's hunger. Other families and individual animals were facing similar problems. To add to their problems, the three farmers were getting more determined to get rid of M...
Mr. and Mrs. Twit, two useless, smelly and unfriendly married people who have nothing better to do than play practical jokes and pranks on each other, have their monkeys stand upside down all the time, and make bird pie with the birds that they catch using their glue on the tree. After playing a series of pranks on each other, the attention is switched to the monkeys and the birds. Luckily, the Roly-Poly bird was there to save the day. She warned the ...
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