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Charlie and the coquettish factory sensationalises classic

Published 09/08/2014 | 02:30

The Penguin Modern Classics new edition 'adult' cover of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The Penguin Modern Classics new edition 'adult' cover of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

IF we do judge a book by its cover than what does the cover of the new edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory suggest to you?

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To mark the 50th anniversary of the publication of the children's classic by Roald Dahl, the book has been entered into Penguin's hall of fame, its Modern Classics collection.

In honour of such an auspicious occasion, it has undergone something of a facelift with Penguin debuting its new cover art this week.

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