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J & the Peach

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J & the Peach

James and the Giant Peach is a popular children's novel written in 1961 by British author Roald Dahl. The original first edition published by Alfred Knopf featured illustrations by Nancy Ekholm Burkert. However, there have been various reillustrated version s of it over the year, done by Michael Simeon for the first British edition, Emma Chichester Clark, lane smith and Quentin Blake. It was adapted into a film of the same name in 1996. The plot centers on a young English orphan boy who enters a gigantic, magical peach, and has a wild and surreal cross-world adventure with six anthropomorphic insects he meets within the giant peach. Originally titled James and the Giant Cherry, Dahl changed it to James and the Giant Peach because a peach is "prettier, bigger and squishier" than a cherry.

James Henry Trotter is a seven-year-old boy who had a great life living with his parents by the Atlantic Ocean. They told James about their vacation in a "dream like" place in New York City and visit

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