The Top 10 Most Mouthwatering Foods in Children's Fiction

The Top 10 Most Mouthwatering Foods in Children's Fiction

We’ve all craved a magical food that doesn’t actually exist, or we’ve read about a real food that didn’t live up to the hype of our childhood imaginations. Here are some of the foods (in no particular order) that still seem to appear in my dreams.   1. Everlasting Gobstoppers (Charlie and The Chocolate Factory)   Image via iCollector   There are what feels like hundreds of candies within the walls of Willy Wonka’s factory, all of which sound absolutely mouthwatering. However, everlasting gobstoppers stick out to me because they actually exist. You can go down to your local corner …

This Viral Post Proves Why Violet Beauregarde Deserved Wonka’s Chocolate Factory

This Viral Post Proves Why Violet Beauregarde Deserved Wonka’s Chocolate Factory

We all remember Roald Dahl‘s classic children’s book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the whimsical tale of an entrepreneur passing on his life’s work as any eclectic genius might—to a random uneducated child, by means of an elaborate screening process rife with the risk of grievous bodily harm. (No, that’s not what it says on the back of the book.) Willy Wonka selects Charlie, a desperately poor yet kindhearted boy, to be his successor. Maybe Charlie is the clear pick—all one generally has to do in a children’s book to make it out okay is to be blandly good in the most general sense. But could Wonka, a man …