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JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH (COLOUR ED)

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JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH (COLOUR ED)

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH (COLOUR ED)

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Synopsis: JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH (COLOUR ED)

James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl is the most marvellous adventure of James and his incredible journey. With Quentin Blake's illustrious illustrations in magnificent full colour. An enormous escaped rhinoceros from London Zoo has eaten James' parents. And it gets worse! James is packed off to live with his two really horrible aunts, Sponge and Spiker. Poor James is miserable, until something peculiar happens and James finds himself on the most wonderful and extraordinary journey he could ever imagine..."A true genius...Roald Dahl is my hero" David Walliams Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. After school in England he went to work for Shell in Africa. He began to write after "a monumental bash on the head" sustained as an RAF pilot in World War II.Roald Dahl died in 1990. Quentin Blake has won many awards. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate. Six years later he received a CBE for services to children's literature, and in 2013 he was knighted in the New Year's Honours.

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ISBN 9780141348810
Weight 0.466
Publisher PENGUIN GROUP (UK)
Book Size (cm.) 196x264x11
Dimension Width(กว้าง)(CM) 13
Dimension Length(ยาว)(CM) 2
Dimension High(สูง/หนา)(CM) 10.5
Language English
Number of Pages 122

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James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl is the most marvellous adventure of James and his incredible journey. With Quentin Blake's illustrious illustrations in magnificent full colour. An enormous escaped rhinoceros from London Zoo has eaten James' parents. And it gets worse! James is packed off to live with his two really horrible aunts, Sponge and Spiker. Poor James is miserable, until something peculiar happens and James finds himself on the most wonderful and extraordinary journey he could ever imagine..."A true gen view all

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DAHL, ROALD

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Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was born in Llandaff, South Wales, and went to Repton School in England. His parents were Norwegian, so holidays were spent in Norway. As he explains in Boy, he turned down the idea of university in favor of a job that would take him to"a wonderful faraway place. In 1933 he joined the Shell Company, which sent him to Mombasa in East Africa. When World War II began in 1939 he became a fighter pilot and in 1942 was made assistant air attaché in Washington, where he started to write short stories. His first major success as a writer for children was in 1964. Thereafter his children's books brought him increasing popularity, and when he died children mourned the world over, particularly in Britain where he had lived for many years.The BFG is dedicated to the memory of Roald Dahls eldest daughter, Olivia, who died from measles when she was seven - the same age at which his sister had died (fron appendicitis) over forty years before. Quentin Blake, the first Children's Laureate of the United Kingdom, has illustrated most of Roald Dahl's children's books.

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