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James and the giant peach : a children's story

Author: Roald Dahl; Lane Smith
Publisher: New York : Penguin : Alfred A. Knopf, 1996, ©1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Newly ill. edView all editions and formats
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When James Henry Trotter accidentally drops some magic crystals by the old peach tree, the peach at the top of the tree begins to grow until it's as big as a house. Then James discovers a secret entrance into the fruit, and when he crawls inside, he meets a six oversized friends. The peach drops from the tree and rolls downhill, carrying James and his friends away from the house of James's wicked aunts and toward  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fairy tales
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Dahl; Lane Smith
ISBN: 9780679980902 0679880909 9780679880905 0679980903 0140374248 9780140374247
OCLC Number: 780496512
Notes: Originally published by Alfred A. Knopf in a different form in 1961.
Description: 126 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: by Roald Dahl ; illustrated by Lane Smith.

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James has lived with his two beastly aunts ever since the day his parents were eaten by an angry escaped rhinoceros. Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker are really horrible people who make poor James's life  Read more...

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"This newly-illustrated edition of an avowed children's favorite has all the makings of a classic match-up: Milne had Shepard, Carroll had Tenniel, and now Dahl has Smith...author and illustrator Read more...

 
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