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James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach
  

When James drops magic crystals by the peach tree, the toy peach starts growing. Before long, its as big as a house and contains a secret entranceway.

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ISBN 9780142410363
Published 16 August 2007 by Penguin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition
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Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
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ISBN-13 9780142410363
ISBN-10 0142410365
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin USA
Publication Date 16 August 2007
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition
Edition illustrated edition
Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
Category Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Adventure Stories
Science Fiction
Number of Pages 146
Dimensions Width: 127mm
Height: 193mm
Spine: 13mm
Weight 136g
Interest Age 9-12 years
Reading Age 9-12 years
Library of Congress Fairy tales
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 69468

Description of this Book

When James drops magic crystals by the peach tree, the toy peach starts growing, and before long, itas as big as a house, with a secret entranceway.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This newly-illustrated edition of an avowed children's favorite has all the makings of a classic match-up: Milne had Shepard, Carroll had Tenniel, and now Dahl has Smith...author and illustrator were made for each other, and it's of little consequence that it took almost 35 years for them to meet -- Kirkus.

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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 No.1 storyteller. Sir Quentin Blake, the first-ever Children's Laureate of the United Kingdom, has illustrated nearly 300 books, including most of Roald Dahl's children's books. He lives in London.

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