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James and the Giant Peach

by Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl's children's classic will be rediscovered with wonder and delight in this handsome gift edition with all-new black-and-white illustrations by Caldecott Honor Book artist Lane Smith (who also designed the characters for the Disney animated...

Roald Dahl's children's classic will be rediscovered with wonder and delight in this handsome gift edition with all-new black-and-white illustrations by Caldecott Honor Book artist Lane Smith (who also designed the characters for the Disney animated film).  How James escapes from his miserable life with two nasty aunts and becomes a hero to his new insect family, including Miss Spider, the Old-Green-Grasshopper, the Centipede (with his 21 pairs of gorgeous boots), is Dahl-icious fantasy at its best"This newly-illustrated edition of an avowed children's favorite has all the makings of a classic match-up: Milne had Shepard, Carroll had Tenniel, and now Dahl has Smith...author and illustrator were made for each other, and it's of little consequence that it took almost 35 years for them to meet" --Kirkus.  


From the Hardcover Library Binding edition.

Hardcover - 160 pages - $15.95
ISBN: 0375814248 (ISBN13: 9780375814242)
Published Sep 10, 2002 by Knopf Books for Young Readers
First published 1961

requested by

Ms. Lopez (Reading Language Arts teacher)

at Jack Lowe Sr Elementary School, Dallas, TX

Here since May 12, 2017

Open requests - 73

I am a teacher from Spain working for Dallas ISD. I teacher Spanish Reading Language Arts in Jack Lowe Elementary School ( A low income school ) in the North of Dallas. Because I'm really interested about my students improving their reading skills in English, I would be very grateful if we get some books donations for our class

why I requested this book

Because I work with students from low income families and we do not have enough books in English in our library. I would like to help my students to improve...

Because I work with students from low income families and we do not have enough books in English in our library. I would like to help my students to improve their reading skills in English

the class

I teach reading language arts to 2 groups of bilingual students (Spanish speakers) in third grade

I teach reading language arts to 2 groups of bilingual students (Spanish speakers) in third grade

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