From sky-diving Oompa Loompas (characters from the book) to chocolate trails at the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre in the village of Great Missenden in Buckinghamshire where Dahl lived and wrote for 36 years various events have been planned on 13th September, to be celebrated as Roald Dahl Day.

A new hardcover edition of ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ with illustrations by Joseph Schindelman is also being brought out.

Earlier this month, newspapers carried ‘The Vanilla Fudge Room’, a chapter from an early, previously unpublished draft of ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ very different to the edition people know.

On 26th September, schoolchildren all over the UK are set to don their finest Roald Dahl character costumes to raise money for Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity.

Penguin Books imprint Puffin India along with Amazon India plan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ with a magical contest that has five questions related to the book.

Five winners each of the 'Whipple-scrumptious Roald Dahl inspired London Holiday Contest' would be able to take their child on a 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tour' to London.

The winners will get to watch the ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ musical in London's West End, visit The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre and take a trip around the London offices of Roald Dahl's UK publisher Puffin.

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