James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®James and the Giant Peach is a popular children's novel written in by British author Roald Dahl. It was adapted into a film of the same name in The plot centres on a young English orphan boy who enters a gigantic, magical peach , and has a wild and surreal cross-world adventure with seven magically-altered garden bugs he meets. Roald Dahl was originally going to write about a giant cherry , but changed it to James and the Giant Peach because a peach is "prettier, bigger and squishier than a cherry. Because of the story's occasional macabre and potentially frightening content, it has become a regular target of censors.
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When poor James Henry Trotter loses his parents in a horrible rhinoceros accident, he is forced to live with his two wicked aunts, Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker. After three years he becomes "the saddest and loneliest boy you could find". Then one day, a wizened old man in a dark-green suit gives James a bag of magic crystals that promise to reverse his misery forever.
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Look Inside. Jul 25, Minutes Middle Grade Buy. Jul 25, Minutes Middle Grade When James accidentally drops some magic crystals by the old peach tree, strange things start happening. When James crawls inside, he meets a houseful of oversized friends—Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybug, and more.