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James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach
 

An enormous escaped rhinoceros from London Zoo has eaten James' parents. And it gets worse. James is packed off to live with his two really horrible aunts, Sponge and Spiker. Poor James is miserable, until something peculiar happens.

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ISBN 9780241953303
Barcode 9780241953303
Published 30 May 2011 by Penguin
Format Paperback, Colour, Anniversary ed
Alternate Format(s) View All (21 other possible title(s) available)
Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
Availability Out of print

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780241953303
ISBN-10 0241953308
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 30 May 2011
International Publication Date 5 May 2011
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Colour, Anniversary ed
Edition Colour, Anniversary ed
Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 128
Dimensions Width: 196mm
Height: 258mm
Spine: 8mm
Weight 456g
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 198241

Description of this Book

An enormous escaped rhinoceros from London Zoo has eaten James's parents. And it gets worse! James is packed off to live with his two really horrible aunts, Sponge and Spiker. Poor James is miserable, until something peculiar happens and James finds himself on the most wonderful and extraordinary journey he could ever imagine ...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 5 stars (out of 5)

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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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