About the book
This fascinating full-colour book celebrates the 50th birthday of that best-loved story Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Prizewinning journalist Lucy Mangan explores the wide-ranging influence that , Charlie Bucket, Willy Wonka and the Oompa-Loompas have had on our culture. The book features 100s of images, including previously unseen material from the Roald Dahl archive and behind-the-scenes photographs from the Johnny Depp and Gene Wilder films, the Sam Mendes musical and more. A must-have for every generation of fans of the world's number-one storyteller, Roald Dahl, and all those who love the story of Charlie in any of its forms.