Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator


by Roald Dahl (Author) Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

Book Cover for Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

   Book 2   
Pages: 166
Published: 1972
Charlie Bucket has proven himself to be a fine and upstanding young man. His reward: Willy Wonka's chocolate factory! Charlie is on his way to take possession of the factory in a great glass elevator, but when the elevator makes a fearful whooshing noise, Charlie and his family find themselves in splendid orbit around the Earth. A daring adventure has begun, with the one and only Mr Willy Wonka leading the way.

Recognition: Nene Award (1978)

Series Summary


Series: Charlie Bucket
Tags: adventure fantasy humour illustrated family
Series reading level: 8+
Books in series: 2
Should read in order? Yes
Next release: Finished

 Print series book list

Books in series order
1Charlie and the Chocolate Factory  (1964)
2Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator  (1972)