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James and the Giant Peach

  Author(s) & Illustrator(s): Roald Dahl, Lane Smith

  Edition: Paperback -- Plot Summary and Book Review

James and the Giant Peach (Paperback)    

  • "James and the Giant Peach" by Roald Dahl is an imaginative children's fantasy book. After James Trotter drops magic crystals by the peach tree, the peach at the top of the tree grows to an enormous size; so do some insects under the peach tree. James escapes from his nasty aunts and embarks on a great adventure with his giant insect friends in the giant peach. Many kids will find the story funny and exciting, although the chapter book has a slightly dark side. "James and the Giant Peach" appeals to children in 4th grade through 7th grade.
  • Reading Level: Children in 4th grade through 7th grade
  • Paperback, 126 pages
  • ISBN: 0140374248
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Genre: Fiction - Animal Fantasy
  • Book Theme: Insects and Spiders
  • Chapter Books

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