James and the Giant Peach

Written by Roald Dahl

After James Henry Trotter’s parents die, he is forced to live with his mean aunts: Spiker and Sponge. They treat him terribly. He is beaten, forced to work hard, and isn’t given enough food to eat. Then a magic crocodile gives him crocodile tongues, which he spills on a barren peach tree. A giant peach grows, and James’s life changes magincally for the better.

Age Range 8 - 12 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
176
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf Inc.
Grade Level 3rd - 7th
ISBN
9780142410363
Lexile 870
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