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James and the Giant Peach (Literature) - TV TropesSign in. An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City. James' happy life at the English seaside is rudely ended when his parents are killed by a rhinoceros and he goes to live with his two horrid aunts. Daringly saving the life of a spider he comes into possession of magic boiled crocodile tongues, after which an enormous peach starts to grow in the garden. Venturing inside he meets not only the spider but a number of new friends including a ladybug and a centipede who help him with his plan to try and get to New York.
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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 , James Henry Trotter was a young boy who lived a happy life with his parents, until they were eaten by a rhinoceros yes, really.
Listen up Roald Dahl fans! He began to wonder what would happen if one of the cherries kept growing and growing - and growing! He considered several different giant fruits, but eventually settled on the idea of a giant peach. He began writing it in It featured illustrations by Nancy Ekholm Burkert, and was her first illustration work. Quentin Blake re-illustrated the story in ! Roald Dahl decided to write about insects as he felt all the interesting animals had already been written about by Beatrix Potter or A.