James and the Giant Peach
Roald Dahl's perennial bestseller about a boy's magical journey across the sea, James and the Giant Peach, celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in 2011. When James, a boy stuck living with his cantankerous aunts, is given magic crystals by a sympathetic wizard, he accidentally drops them at... show more
Roald Dahl's perennial bestseller about a boy's magical journey across the sea, James and the Giant Peach, celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in 2011. When James, a boy stuck living with his cantankerous aunts, is given magic crystals by a sympathetic wizard, he accidentally drops them at the foot of the peach tree outside his house, causing one of the fruits to grow the size of a house. Inside he finds oversized insects who promise him deliverance from his aunts, and soon the giant peach is rolling downhill, bound for the Atlantic Ocean and beyond on a magnificent adventure that will take James and his new friends far indeed.
Publish date: August 30th 2011
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
german and english review Inhalt: James ist der einsamste und traurigste Junge der Welt! Seit seine Eltern von einem Rhinozeros gefressen wurden, muss er bei den schrecklichen Tanten Schwamm und Zinke leben – was die Hölle ist! Doch eines Tages geschieht das Unglaubliche: James findet im Garten ei...
James whole life is turned upside down when he has to move in with his two aunts. Things start looking up when a man in the garden gives James a bag full of magical items. When James drops the items by accident they seep into the ground and these items manifest into a giant peach. Reading this book ...
James lost his parents at a young age and now lives with his two horrid aunts. They make him work all day and never let him play. But one day a mysterious visit gives him some magical green crystals with the promise that these crystals will help him escape his life. Unfortunately before James can us...
Lexile Level: 790L James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl tells the story about a boy named James that lives with two unkind aunts. James meets a mysterious old man who gives him a magical gift. He ends up on an adventure inside of a giant peach where he makes friends with several talking insects...
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleThis was an amazingly phenomenal book. I couldn't remember if I had read this growing up or not. I distinctly remember the movie, but I don't think I ever read the actual book. So I picked up a copy of the audiobook from the library to listen to while ...