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James and the Giant Peach - Quentin Blake, Roald Dahl
James and the Giant Peach
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A little magic can take you a long way. After James Henry Trotter's parents are tragically eaten by a rhinoceros, he goes to live with his two horrible aunts, Spiker and Sponge. Life there is no fun, until James accidentally drops some magic crystals by the old peach tree and strange things start... show more
A little magic can take you a long way. After James Henry Trotter's parents are tragically eaten by a rhinoceros, he goes to live with his two horrible aunts, Spiker and Sponge. Life there is no fun, until James accidentally drops some magic crystals 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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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780142410363 (0142410365)
ASIN: 142410365
Publisher: Puffin
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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Miss Smyly's Library
Miss Smyly's Library rated it
4.0 James and the Giant Peach review
James and the Giant Peach has always been one of my favorite books. I have always enjoyed all of Ronald Dahl's stories. This particular book is about adventure, tragedy, friendship, how to treat others, loyalty, and happy endings. I would use this to teach that you should never judge a book by its c...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it
3.0 James and the Giant Peach
I read James and the Giant Peach once as a kid, but I listened to the audiobook a lot (cassette, most likely abridged since I don't remember the Cloud Men). If I had read this as an adult there's a lot of ridiculous I wouldn't be able to get past, but I read it as a kid, so I accept the ridiculous p...
Listening to the Silence
Listening to the Silence rated it
3.0 James and the Giant Peach
James Henry Trotter has been orphaned and sadly forced to leave his happy childhood to live with his Aunts Sponge and Spiker. The aunts are very cruel and resentful and treat James horribly. When a strange man offers James magic crocodile tongues with the promise that something amazing will happen, ...
KizunaYueMichaelis
KizunaYueMichaelis rated it
3.0 James y el Melocotón Gigante
Only Roald Dahl can make me laugh while describing how James' parents died.
D.G. ~Shameless Reader~
D.G. ~Shameless Reader~ rated it
3.5 Really cute and funny!
Really, really cute story of a child that finds some unusual friends and adventures. I laughed out loud several times, specially with the centipede. If you're going to read this to your children though, just note that at some point the peach is confused with a giant bomb which is something you may w...
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