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James and the giant peach

Author: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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After James Henry Trotter's parents are tragically eaten by a rhinoceros, he goes to live with his two horrible aunts. Life there is no fun, until James receives some magical, tiny green things and accidentally drops them by the old peach tree and 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. Inside, James meets a bunch of oversized friends--  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Fairy tales
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
ISBN: 0375814248 9780375814242 0375914242 9780375914249
OCLC Number: 50568125
Notes: Originally published in 1961.
Includes an interview with Roald Dahl, that was done in 1988, at the back of the book.
Description: 146 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Roald Dahl ; illustrated by Quentin Blake.
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After James Henry Trotter's parents are tragically eaten by a rhinoceros, he goes to live with his two horrible aunts. Life there is no fun, until James receives some magical, tiny green things and accidentally drops them by the old peach tree and 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. Inside, James meets a bunch of oversized friends-- Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybug, and more. With a snip of the stem, the peach starts rolling away, and the great adventure begins!

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