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12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Supermarket chain ALDI takes Roald Dahl's classic Revolting Rhymes...

Supermarket chain Aldi has taken one of Roald Dahl's book off Australian shelves after complaints over the word 'slut' Revolting Rhymes, published in 1982, was sold in stores on Wednesday but Aldi confirmed on Thursday that the book has been removed from sale Angry customers and parents have taken to the supermarket's Facebook page to express their ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Effingham Herald

Charlie and the Doll Factory? Internet rebuffs Penguin's new cover of beloved book

The new cover for the 50th anniversary of Roald Dahl's classic "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" has many online shaking their heads.

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Tivyside Advertiser

George's Marvellous Medicine

Theatr Mwldan continues its traditional summer outdoor performances at the Welsh Wildlife Centre, Cilgerran in partnership with The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales beginning with George's Marvellous Medicine on Sunday 31 August at 4pm.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Of Interest: Inside Charlie's Chocolate...

Inside Charlie's Chocolate Factory: The Complete Story of Willy Wonka, the Golden Ticket, and Roald Dahl's Most Famous Creation by Lucy Mangan.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

My Grandparents

I'm touring throughout New England these days, screening my new film, "Northern Borders," and it will play two local dates next week - Monday, August 25th at the Chesterfield Town Hall and Tuesday, August 26th at the Walpole Town Hall.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

The Chocolate Factory controversy revisited

The legions of readers buying physical books may be growing smaller. But when you mess with their classics, they're as loud as they've ever been.

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Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Roald Dahl Museum celebrates 50 years of Wonka on author's birthday

A DOUBLE celebration next month marks the birthday of one of Britain's greatest children's authors and the 50th anniversary of one of his biggest global hits.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cartoon Brew

CBTV Student Fest: 'My Big Brother' by Jason Rayner

Our Student Animation Festival continues today with My Big Brother, a Savannah College of Art and Design short directed by Jason Rayner.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

PC Magazine

Ethical Quandry? Bezos' Washington Post Uses Amazon Affiliate Links in Articles

You're reading, you're reading, you're reading, and bam! A "Buy it now" button pointing to Amazon, complete with an affiliate ID for The Washington Post.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Washington Post

On changing book covers, and why we judge them

The legions of readers buying physical books may be growing smaller. But when you mess with their classics, they're as loud as they've ever been.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Tivyside Advertiser

George's Marvellous Medicine

Theatr Mwldan continues its traditional summer outdoor performances at the Welsh Wildlife Centre, Cilgerran in partnership with The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales beginning with George's Marvellous Medicine on Sunday 31 August at 4pm.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Top 10 kids' books turned into movies

Top 10 kids' books turned into movies "The Wizard of Oz," "Willy Wonka," "Hugo" and more children's-lit classics turned into great movies.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

IcNetwork

When Charlie went to the Ffatri Siocled and spoke Welsh

If you want to read Roal Dahl's Dany Pencampwr y Byd now you can When Lynda Tunnicliffe's husband Richard decided he wanted to learn Welsh, he thought the best way would be to read a translation of a book he'd already read in English.

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IcNetwork

Nine-year-old Marc gets a real-life Willy Wonka moment at the Haribo sweet factory

Marc-Cozzarolo, nine, from Radyr, Cardiff, was one of ten children who won the chance to tour the Haribo factory A nine year old received his own real-life Willy-Wonka-style golden ticket after winnning a competition to visit the Haribo sweet factory.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

IcNetwork

Carolyn Hitt: Why Penguin marketing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...

Penguin Books cover of a new edition of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory which Penguin have defended after they were criticised for using a "sexualised" photograph of a young girl.

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StarNewsOnline.com

The worst book jackets ever published?

Penguin recently caused a small storm in England when it released the proposed cover for a new edition of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Dark Horizons News

Spielberg Changing "BFG," Open To "West Side"

Following his upcoming Cold War era thriller starring Tom Hanks, filmmaker Steven Spielberg is set to tackle the film adaptation of the Roald Dahl children's classic "The BFG".

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The Vermont Standard

Willy Wonka Jr. Presented By BarnArts

BarnArts Summer Youth Theatre Institute 2014 is staging Willy Wonka, Jr., a youth version of the 1971 film, Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, August 8-10 at Barnard Town Hall.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Brady's death ruled homicide: US police

WASHINGTON DC police say the death of former US White House press secretary James Brady has been ruled a homicide by a medical examiner.

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Hampshire Chronicle

Chocolate Factory book cover furore

The cover of a new edition of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was criticised for using a 'sexualised' photograph of a young girl Publishers Penguin have defended themselves after they were criticised for using a "sexualised" photograph of a young girl for the cover of a new edition of Roald Dahl's Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.

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