Brown cloth over tan boards, 162 pp. Spine cocked, corners bumped, a little edge wear. Text block is cracked at pp 68 and 124, text is clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart. A couple mostly closed tears along top edge, corners bumped, some darkening. Overall a nice copy.
Revised edition, published in 1973. Four line colophon on back page.
"Five children - and only five - were going to be allowed into Mr. Willy Wonka's chocolate factory . . . the factory where the world's most wonderful candy was made. Augustus Gloop, Veruca Salt, Violet Beauregarde, Mike Teavee, AND Charlie Bucket - Our Hero, who was honest, obedient, loyal, trustworthy, brave, good, kind, and starving." A modern children's classic.
Black and white illustrations.
Est Level: 3rd - 8th grades.; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall