JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by Roald Dahl
Illustrated by Michel Simeon
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st UK. 1967
Almost very good condition. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 110 pages. 9.5 x 6.5".
Bumping to spine and corners. Small splits to spine at top and bottom. Name erased from top to front endpaper. Foxing and brown marks to many pages.
Stock no. 1406452
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye
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- 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.