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Pass the Book – Oshawa Reads 2020

Reading together is better, and can help us step out of our own world for a little while when we need it most. Please join us from May 1 to September 1 for this year’s Pass the Book – Oshawa Reads, our special community read-along event and read on your own, with a friend, or together as a family! Let the shared experience of Oshawa’s biggest book club bring us closer together, even when we’re apart!

This year’s Pass the Book – Oshawa Reads title is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.

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About the Book

Charlie Bucket's wonderful adventure begins when he finds one of Mr. Willy Wonka's precious Golden Tickets and wins a whole day inside the mysterious chocolate factory. Little does he know the surprises that are in store for him!


About the Author

Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer and screenwriter of Norwegian descent, with works for both children and adults, and became one of the world's bestselling authors.

His first children's book was The Gremlins, about mischievous little creatures that were part of Royal Air Force (RAF) folklore. Dahl went on to create some of the best-loved children's stories of the 20th century, such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda and James and the Giant Peach.

Roald Dahl died on November 23, 1990, aged 74.

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