More New and Used
from Private Sellers
In Stock Usually Ships in 24-48 Hours
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 4/1/1996.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
When James Henry Trotter accidentally drops some magic crystals by the old peach tree, strange things start to happen. The peach at the top of the tree begins to grow, and before long it's as big as a house. Then James discovers a secret entranceway into the fruit, and when he crawls inside, he meets a bunch of marvelous oversized friends -- Old-Green-Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybug, Miss Spider, and more. After years of feeling like an outsider in the house of his despicable Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker, James has finally found a place where he belongs. With a snip of the stem, the peach starts rolling away, and the exciting adventure begins!
Roald Dahl was born in Wales in 1916 of Norwegian parents. He grew up in England and lived there until his death in 1990. At the onset of World War II, he joined the Royal Air Force and became a fighter pilot. His career as a writer began in 1946, when his first collection of short stories for adults was published, but it was not until 1961, when his first book for children-James and the Giant Peach-was published, that he found his true calling. Dahl wrote more than a dozen children's books, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG, The Witches, and Matilda. Together, they made him one of the most popular writers of children's books in the world. Today, he is widely acknowledged as a literary genius who changed children's literature forever. Learn more about Roald Dahl on the official Roald Dahl Web site: www.roalddahl.com.