Author: Roald Dahl
First Published: 1964
Genre: Fiction; Children’s; Fantasy
Series: Charlie Bucket
Number in Series: 1
Awards/Honours: Millennium Children’s Book Award; Ranked 35 in BBC’s 2003 The Big Read
Notable Facts: Adapted into two motion pictures – Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005).