Charlie quotes, part three

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Author Laurie Halse Anderson on Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

As Charlie and the Chocolate Factory turns 50, we asked some well-known faces why they think this story stands the test of time

As we celebrate 50 years of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, here's author Laurie Halse Anderson on why she thinks the story has endured these 50 years:

"For me the story is as much about the poverty of Charlie's family and the test of his integrity as chocolate rivers and eatable tea-cups. [Roald] Dahl's gift to us is his ability to stir in just enough bitter with the sweet."