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JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH

Written by Roald Dahl
Illustrated by Michel Simeon
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd. in 1967
ISBN: 0048230782

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Michel Simeon.
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1981. Hardback.

The adventures of James Henry Trotter and an oversized peach! A fast-paced, hilarious saga, in the best traditions of the fantastic. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 110 pages. 9.5 x 6.5".

Very good condition. Seventh impression. Rubbing to top & tail of spine.

Stock no. 1814640

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Contents

  • 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.