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James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach
 

Tells the story of James and his journey to New York with the strangest group of insect friends.

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ISBN 9780141346311
Barcode 9780141346311
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780141365459
Published 26 June 2013 by Penguin
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
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ISBN-13 9780141346311
ISBN-10 0141346310
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 26 June 2013
International Publication Date 7 February 2013
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
Category Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 9mm
Weight 133g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code PEARS

Description of this Book

A true genius...Roald Dahl is my hero - David Walliams Phizz-whizzing new branding for the world's No.1 storyteller, Roald Dahl! Exciting, bold and instantly recognisable with Quentin Blake's inimitable artwork. The hugely popular story of James and his journey to New York with the strangest group of insect friends. Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. After school in England he went to work for Shell in Africa. He began to write after a monumental bash on the head , sustained as an RAF pilot in World War II. Roald Dahl died in 1990. Quentin Blake is one of the best-known and best-loved children's illustrators and it's impossible now to think of Roald Dahl's writings without imagining Quentin Blake's illustrations.

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Author's Bio

Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains THE WORLD'S NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER. Quentin Blake has illustrated more than three hundred books and was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. In 1980 he won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted for services to illustration.

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