September is Roald Dahl Month, so the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory celebrations are even more scrumptious!
New publishing - out now
From the new hardcover edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with illustrations by Joseph Schindelman, to author Lucy Mangan's journey Inside Charlie's Chocolate Factory, there are lots of ways to enjoy this much-loved story. Check your local bookstores and online for information.
Early chapters and unpublished drafts
Last week The Guardian published The Vanilla Fudge Room, a chapter from an early, previously unpublished draft of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - very different to the edition we know and love. Read the full chapter here, and stay tuned for more on those early drafts very soon...
Only a few weeks left to vote for the edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory YOU had and win some amazing prizes, including those anniversary editions SIGNED by Sir Quentin Blake and Joseph Schindelman. Check out how to vote here.
Roald Dahl Day - Saturday 13 September
This year's Roald Dahl Day has a distinctly chocolatey flavour as we continue the 50th anniversary party. From sky-diving Oompa-Loompas to chocolate trails at the Roald Dahl Museum, there's enough for any would-be Golden Ticket holder to get stuck into...
Puffin Virtually Live - Monday 15 September
This year's Puffin Virtually Live: Roald Dahl Day event will be live from the home of the new musical production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, complete with a full-scale singalong led by the show's wonderful cast. Make sure you sign-up for the show and download your party pack...
Dahlicious Dress Up Day - Friday 26 September
Skype in the Classroom at the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, from 29 September
The Roald Dahl Museum's Education team have teamed up with Penguin Young Readers to offer a series of Skype tours around the Museum, all in celebration of 50 years of Charlie. Register your interest here.