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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

Narrated by: Douglas Hodge
Series: Charlie Bucket, Book 2
Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 8-10
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Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl, read by Douglas Hodge. 

Charlie Bucket and his family are rushing around the Earth at seventeen-thousand miles an hour in a great glass elevator.

It belongs to the fantastic Mr Willy Wonka, and the adventure becomes even greater upon discovering they're not the only ones orbiting the Earth at that particular time.... 

©2014 Roald Dahl (P)2014 Penguin Books Limited

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Amazing absolutely amazing my only wish is that there is another book.I just loved it.

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Scattered Storyline

There is two stories told one inside the other with no genuine link. One is a space story and the other a desire for youth. Terminology used wiuld be difficult for the young to read.

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Great Book!

Awesome book! I recommend for all ages above 7. Roald Dahl at his best! Read Charlie and the chocolate factory first.

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Not Dahl's best work

The story is very disjointed and even more nonsensical than anything else he's ever done. We listened as a family and the adults didn't like it but the kids (11, 8, 5) thought it was funny. Our 11 year old did think it was a bit silly and didn't make sense.

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  • Kwon
  • 14-01-2018

yieepe!!!!!!!!

진 짜 재 미 있 다 사 람 을 가 지 고 논 다. !

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  • Mee
  • 20-05-2015

It was a great book for me.

I love the way you wrote the book. I can understand why character 🔮💊📩✉️📨💴💵💷💶💰💊📝did like that😄😃😀😍🏦🎉🎊🎈💊📘📙📓📔📒🚇🚋🚃🚃🚃🚃🚃🚎🚌🚊🚉🚂🚁✈️🚖🚙🚘🚗🚕🚚🚨🚓🚔↖️↘️⬆️⬇️↔️↕️↙️↙️↘️↔️↙️↙️⬆️⬇️➡️🔠🔡▶️🔼🔼▶️◀️⬇️⬆️⬆️↗️🚟🚋🚏🇰🇷🇺🇸🇷🇺🇬🇧🍵🍔🍕🏄🎣🎿🏆🍻🍸🍹🍣🍥🍙🍚🍜🍲🍲

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  • Rebecca
  • 20-01-2016

abrupt ending

the story is wonderful though it feels so unfinished that I'd rather advise people not to begin listening unless they want to be disappointed in the abrupt ending. the story leaves you suspended with more than a few questions reeling around in your head.

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  • Mr. I. Bull
  • 11-11-2018

Awsome

Awesome
Book i would recycled for any age
I just love readin roald dahl books!!!

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  • Ho-Man Yau
  • 29-12-2016

nice sequel

this continuation from Charlie and the chocolate factory is a bit more darker than the first one and was more like an episode of Doctor Who.

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  • Sam O'Regan
  • 12-02-2020

Okay

It was okay didn’t listen to the end😱
It wasn’t very good 😾👿☠️💀⚔️
I would recommend it for 7 6 5 4 year olds

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  • cass
  • 09-02-2020

Charlie,s adventure

Good read but the elevator is bigger than I remember at hothead end of the chocolate factory

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  • Davie
  • 14-05-2018

Good but...

Nowhere near as good as the chocolate factory but I still had a great time. My main issue is the first half. There was a lot of filler wnd the president was borderline idiotic. As was the head of the army, wanting to blow things up. POW POW POW! Really? Very unrealistic. Narration was really good as always.

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  • Rachel
  • 02-07-2016

Cool book

It was the best book I have ever heard, but it could have had a bit more in the factory.

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  • Andy Barton
  • 19-10-2015

Fantastic Book

This is a fantastic story & really well read. This has kept my 7 year old highly entertained on a long car journey - highly recommended.

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  • Emma M
  • 14-04-2017

Very good.

The story was grate, I liked the narrator a lot.
I liked when the vicious knids were burning up and everything was going sizzle sizzle😄😄

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-03-2017

cool and floaty.. AAAAAA!! HELP ME!!!!

I enjoyed my sick day listening to Charlie and the great glass elevator. thank you 💊💉🚭🏆✨🎇🎆🎗🎁🎖🎖🎖🎖🎖🎖🎖

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