Roald Dahl James And The Giant Peach

ISBN 13: 9780141321950

James And The Giant Peach

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9780141321950: James And The Giant Peach

James has lived with his two beastly aunts ever since his parents were eaten up outside London Zoo by an angry escaped rhinoceros. Then one day something very peculiar happens - something magic, that is to completely change James's miserable existence and take him on an unbelievable journey.

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Roald Dahl's classic children's novel is now a motion picture from The Walt Disney Company, and this version of James and the Giant Peach grew out of the making of the movie. Lane Smith, conceptual artist for the film, has given James and company a new and arresting look, much in the style of his many highly regarded books, such as Math Curse and The Stinky Cheeseman. Karey Kirkpatrick, the film's screenwriter, created a text that is true to the spirit of Dahl's original, and deftly pulls young readers into the remarkable story. All in all, it's a peach of a book sure to be the pick of every child's bookshelf!

From the Publisher:

"The most original fantasy that has been published in a long time...[it] may well become a classic."
San Francisco Chronicle

"This is a stunning book, to be cherished for its story, a superb fantasy."
Chicago Sunday Tribune

"Here is a broad fantasy with all the gruesome imagery of old-fashioned fairy tales and a good measure of their breathtaking delight."
Kirkus

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