Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The situation became desperate. Breakfast was a single slice of bread for each person now, and lunch was maybe half a boiled potato. (10.7)
Everything he did now, he did slowly and carefully, to prevent exhaustion. (10.15)
A WHOLE fifty pence!
He held it tightly between his shivering fingers, gazing down at it. It meant one thing to him at that moment, only one thing. It meant FOOD. (10.25-26)