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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator Award-winning author

by Roald Dahl (author)

Suitable for 7 - 12 years

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Charlie’s already seen incredible wonders – but as the great glass elevator zooms into the stratosphere (destination unknown!) he’s about to visit a space hotel, and meet the terrible Vermicious Knids! And with Willy Wonka’s flying skills not half as good as his chocolate-making skills, Charlie and his fellow-passengers Grandpa Joe and Grandma Josephine will need a miracle to get them out of there… The gravity-defying sequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory sizzles with stratospheric fun!

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.4; Middle years; 5.0 points

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  • 192 pages




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  1. Cheerforevers
    on 9 March 2014

    This is the sequel to Charlie and the chocolate factory.

  2. bookaholic202
    on 8 March 2014

    This was great but not as good as Charlie and the Chocolate factory.

  3. zippy123
    on 5 March 2014


  4. Robotron40
    on 5 March 2014

    Everyone knows Roald Dahl is a great author. This book proves it even more! The context flows well, it’s humorous and tense at the same time. My favourite character is The President because he is quick-witted and generally makes no sense at all!

    4out of 5
  5. lala389
    on 14 November 2013

    such a great book

    5out of 5
  6. Princess-Strawberry
    on 30 September 2013

    Great way of. How to end Charlie and the Chocolate Factory:-)

    5out of 5
  7. cheem021
    on 26 April 2013

    it’s funny

  8. samcharlie123
    on 9 March 2013

    A funny book about Charlie and Willy Wonka.

    5out of 5
  9. thunderball72
    on 9 March 2013

    Great book!Love it!

  10. queenie13
    on 8 March 2013

    love this book. very creative

    5out of 5
  11. Sherlock25
    on 8 March 2013

    A great squeal to charlie and the chocolate factory, funny and great fun tot read :)

  12. rahul2313
    on 7 March 2013

    best book ever

  13. Paradise56
    on 7 March 2013

    This book is ok, I still prefer charley and the chocolate factory

  14. Helloioioi
    on 6 March 2013

    This book was awesome And when I were reading it I could never put it down because I loved it so much

  15. sunnyrainbow123
    on 4 March 2013

    boring i liked charlie and the chocolate factory better

  16. TwilightTeamEdward
    on 4 March 2013

    I love this book.

  17. catlover96
    on 4 March 2013

    Almost as great as the first one. Very clever and creative. Anyone would enjoy this book!

    5out of 5
  18. Plipplop
    on 5 June 2012

    This book is a great sequel to Charlie and the chocolate factory.

    4out of 5
  19. Klymko100
    on 20 May 2012

    Very good.I enjoyed the part when the Gradma’s and Gradad’s didn’t want to get out of bed and i enjoyed it when they were invited to the White House to get some medals! It is stunningly amazing that you just have to read iy. I would read all of Roald Dahl’s for 24/7!!!!!!!!!

    5out of 5
  20. dashernasher
    on 4 March 2012

    this is a great sequal to the original classical. so funny i love it.

  21. hamy1710
    on 3 March 2012

    really good

  22. la1397
    on 2 March 2012

    Until I got the Roald Dahl series, I had never even heard of the great glass elevator, as I didn’t think there was a sequel. But I’m glad to say I think this was just as enjoyable as the first, and I particularly enjoyed the aging parts. Just hillarious. Loved it ever so much, and would read it again in a heart beat.

  23. angelslater
    on 1 March 2012

    i love this book and it is a great follow on to the book charlie and the chocolate factory.

    5out of 5
  24. sprite5
    on 22 February 2012

    it is a very good book and very funny READ IT!!!!!!

    4out of 5
  25. 10000madison
    on 17 November 2011

    okay mainly 4 5-8yearolds

    4out of 5
  26. emilythetiger
    on 10 July 2011

    it is the second book of charlie and the choclote factory

  27. HorseT
    on 3 April 2011

    It’s really getting exiting

    5out of 5
  28. Dogpower10
    on 3 April 2011

    It’s really exiting! Because it is adventure story and I love adventure stories.

  29. Dtdog123
    on 2 April 2011

    This book is great because all the family and mr wonka went to up and saw the space hotel

    2out of 5
  30. horse36
    on 5 March 2011

    I love this book so, so much. Roald Dahl is my favourite author. He writes his books so well. Lots of children like his books like I do.

  31. Devanandh
    on 3 March 2011

    In this book there was great glass lift but there is no such thing as a glass lift.

    3out of 5
  32. Lolo95
    on 3 March 2011

    This story describes well so I feel like im in the story with the people. I love this book and so did my mum when she was little.

  33. osnapitzsafa
    on 1 March 2011

    I’ve always tried to imagine those Knids, but i never have. Perhaps, they’re too scary or ugly? I like the idea of a elevator travelling in space with humans and a giant bed and loads of buttons. I give this 5 stars.

    5out of 5
  34. sweetmay
    on 12 January 2011

    i am reading this and its so exiting! i hope people that want to read this will get there wish true!

  35. jenny31
    on 23 September 2010

    idont realy like this book because its hard to read and i dont like it its not boring i dont like books like that

  36. saf234
    on 8 August 2009

    I think roal darl is one of the best arther for me and i have read most of his books and have got most of the dvds to go with the book.I don`t think charlie and the chocolate factory is his best book but i thought it was full of magic and humor!!

  37. Georgetube11
    on 22 April 2009

    roal darl is the best arther for me and i have read them all and charlie and the choclate is the best one i have got it on dvd and i rate all his books 100/100

    5out of 5
  38. Bridgee
    on 12 February 2009

    Full of magic and humor!!

    5out of 5
  39. gjkj005btb
    on 1 November 2008

    I’ve got CD’s of this