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James and the giant peach /

by Dahl, Roald; Blake, Quentin.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 2016, ©1995Edition: [Reissue edition].Description: 146, 15 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780425287651; 0425287653.Subject(s): Fairy tales | Orphans -- Juvenile fiction | Aunts -- Juvenile fiction | Peach -- Juvenile fiction | Insects -- Juvenile fiction | Friendship -- Juvenile fictionSummary: 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! This special collector's edition features peach-colored interior text and illustrations!
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Text copyright (c1961) by Roald Dahl, previously published in 1988 ; illustrations copyright (c1995) by Quentin Blake

Includes excerpt from "Matilda" by Roald Dahl

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! This special collector's edition features peach-colored interior text and illustrations!

Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.8 4 232

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