“Which room shall it be next?” said Mr Wonka as he turned away and darted into the lift. “Come on! Hurry up! We must get going! And how many children are there left now?”
Little Charlie looked at Grandpa Joe, and Grandpa Joe looked back at little Charlie.
“But Mr Wonka,” Grandpa Joe called after him, “there’s only Charlie left now.”
Mr Wonka swung round and stared at Charlie.
There was a silence. Charlie stood there holding tightly on to Grandpa Joe’s hand.
“You mean you’re the only one left?” Mr Wonka said, pretending to be surprised.
“Why, yes,” whispered Charlie. “Yes.”
Mr Wonka suddenly…
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