Jack and the giant peach book

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jack and the giant peach book

James and the Giant Peach (Literature) - TV Tropes

Sign 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 - Blu-Ray Trailer

In , Roald Dahl spoke to interviewer Todd McCormack about his methods. In this extract he talks about the idea for James and the Giant Peach.

James and the Giant Peach

This website uses cookies. You can find a list of the cookies we use and what we use them for here , where you will also find information about how to change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise we'll assume you're OK to continue. James Henry Trotter lives with his two horrid aunts, Spiker and Sponge. He hasn't got a single friend in the whole wide world.

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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.


  1. Eugen M. says:

    Roald Dahl's first and most widely celebrated book for young people continues to thrill readers around the world.

  2. Ayelén G. says:

    As Dahl's novel begins, the reader is introduced to James , a young boy who is orphaned when his parents are eaten by a rhinoceros.

  3. Arber T. says:

    When the peach rolls off the tree, it rolls Towards the end of the book, people in New York.

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