Do you remember the first time you read Charlie and The Chocolate Factory as a child? Do you recall the thrill of discovering that magical gateway into Willy Wonka’s world inside the pages of a book? A world with geese that laid golden eggs, squirrels that could sort nuts, and colorful little people called Oompa Loompas? As we recognized the 55th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
March 25th marks the 55th anniversary of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! My, how time flies! In case you need a refresher course, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 1964 children’s novel by British author Roald Dahl. The story features the adventures of young Charlie Bucket inside the chocolate factory of eccentric chocolatier Willy Wonka. The story centers around 11-year-old Charlie Bucket who lives in poverty in a small
One of the most ambitious and innovative projects that Audrey Press has ever created recently celebrated its 6th birthday. How time flies! Six years ago, like proud parents, co-authors Valarie Budayr and Roscoe Welply welcomed readers to jump into the pages of The Ultimate Guide To Charlie and The Chocolate Factory. This creation of an interactive book that opened the reader’s mind to the joy of creating a place of
I couldn’t have known it would come to all this when we found that note by W.W. inside an old book at the yard sale: From there the adventure began that was inspired by one of our all time favorite books, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Since chocolate anything is good for ALL times in life, I decided to give parents and readers some ideas for chocolate-y fun pulled right
Once upon a time, two creative minds had an idea…. Twenty+ months later, that idea has blossomed into an amazing enhanced digital e-book known as The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and The Chocolate Factory. Let’s REWIND: One day, almost 6 years ago, thanks to a lot of good fortune combined with fate, I came across Roscoe Welply. At the time, I was putting The Fox Diaries together and needed a really good cover.
by Rebecca “Head Elf” Flansburg It’s been a proud and happy week at Audrey Press. The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has won a bronze medal in the E-Lit Book Awards in the Juvenile/Young Adult Non Fiction Category! The fourth annual eLit Awards are a global awards program committed to illuminating and honoring the very best of English language digital publishing entertainment. The 2013 eLit Awards is
Happy Birthday to US! AND…. Audrey Press is turning TWO. ……we are in the mood to Celebrate! It’s hard to believe that it was only two years ago that Audrey Press began its journey as a children’s book publishing house. In these last 24 months we have achieved victories, experienced new adventures, discovered milestones, and made amazing friends. We are grateful beyond words, and cannot wait to see where
Despite the fact the Mayans thought we were going “poof” on 12 21 12, I am happy to be here and reflecting on yet another amazing year. Since you all have been such a big part of the success and victories of 2012, I hope you will enjoy a quick recap. Maybe you will see a familiar face, a happy moment, or a favorite book on this list. Either way,
We’re all ready for the holidays ahead. We hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday season. Now that everything’s finished and we’re just awaiting the big day, I had a little fun making this “Charlie” video. Hope you enjoy it. Today, we’ve learned that the Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is still on the iTunes top 100 chart of Children’s non-fiction on the iBookstore. Thank
written by Valarie Budayr Happy December! And what an amazing month November turned out to be too. This past week we were involved with the Apple iBookstore $2.99 holiday promotion. This was a BIG Deal AND we felt very honored to have been chosen. We saw the promotion come up on Tuesday, thought it looked really nice, and then we went back to living and working our every day lives.