Your Chocolate Factory: Part One

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Roald Dahl HQ
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11:00am, 8th May
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Charlie

Here are some of YOUR wonderful pictures, shared via our social channels to celebrate 50 years of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

The photo below was shared with us on Facebook by Joyce Chong, aged 36, from Hong Kong, China. She says "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has been my favourite book since childhood. Sadly I lost my precious Chinese copies long ago, these were from Brest, France, 1998."

Joyce Chong from Hong Kong, China's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory collection

This next photo (below) was shared with us on Facebook by Yi-Peng Li‎, who has a wonderful collection of Charlie books and merchandise. He says: "I know that this is only a recent cover but I am much older than that. I rather like the spirited Quentin Blake drawings for this story...."

Yi-Peng Li with his fave copy of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Greg Martinez shared this photo (below) with us on Facebook, of the copy he read as a child. He's pictured with his girlfriend Talia Piloto. Greg says: "I recently read it with my girlfriend who had never read it before. (Though, she had seen both movies!)"

Greg Martinez with his copy of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Greg Martinez with his copy of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Greg Martinez with his copy of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Kylie, aged 37 years old from Adelaide, Australia, shared her photo with us (below) on Facebook. She says: "I've had my copy since I was 9. It was the second Roald Dahl book I read after The Witches! I still love all his books, but I still have a special spot for Charlie!"

Kylie Boulter's copy of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Anna Barr, 45, from Tring, Hertfordshire, UK shared her childhood copy (below) with us on Facebook. She says: "I was 6 when I was first read this book by my teacher... Mrs.Standen. I loved it then and it is still my favourite childrens book. Pure magic. Thank you Mr Dahl."

Anna Barr's childhood copy of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Thank you to all those who have shared pictures with us on the Charlie Facebook page. You can also share them by tagging #CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory on Twitter and Instagram. We'll be adding more pictures over the coming months, so if you want to be included - here are the details.