James and the Giant Peach

Written byRoald Dahl Quentin Blake

Published in

About "James and the Giant Peach"

When James accidentally drops some magic crystals by the old peach tree, strange things start to happen. The peach at the top of the tree begins to grow, and before long it's as big as a house. When James discovers a secret entranceway into the fruit and crawls inside, he meets wonderful new friends--the Old-Green-Grasshopper, the dainty Ladybug, and the Centipede of the multiple boots. After years of feeling like an outsider in his aunts' house, James finally found a place where he belongs. With a snip of the stem, the peach household starts rolling away--and the adventure begins!Roald Dahl's first and most widely celebrated book for young people continues to thrill readers around the world."This is a stunning book to be cherished for its story, a superb fantasy."--Chicago Tribune"A beautifully written, fantastic book."--Christian Science Monitor

  • Childrens
  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Classics
  • Young Adult
  • Middle Grade
  • Adventure
  • Juvenile
  • Humor
  • Chapter Books
ISBN9780375814242pages146publisherAlfred A. Knopfseriessettings
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