James and the Giant Peach (The Best of Roald Dahl)

Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grades 4 - 6Q4.823843
James has lived with his two beastly aunts ever since his parents were eaten up outside London Zoo by an angry escaped rhinoceros. Then one day something very peculiar happens - something magic, that is to completely change James's miserable existence and take him on an unbelievable journey.
Hardcover, 144 pages
ISBN-10: 0001854321
ISBN-13: 9780001854321
103 Book Reviews
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  • emmacookie976
    emmacookie976Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 3:35 pm55 stars
    Love this book! The peach must of been so yummy!
    • sweet-readlover
      sweet-readloverMonday, July 27, 2020 at 11:13 pm55 stars
      This book take place to many adventures by rolling down inside a giant peach.
      • cavachon
        cavachonFriday, July 10, 2020 at 5:33 pm55 stars
        The main character in this book is James. In the beginning, his two aunts were very mean to him. And then one day, they saw a peach on a tree and noticed that it was growing. James noticed a hole in the peach and then he crawled inside. He found a little door and met a centipede, a glow worm, a green grasshopper, an earthworm, a silkworm, and a spider. This book is easy to read. I would recommend this book.
        • cherry-blossom
          cherry-blossomThursday, May 21, 2020 at 9:14 pm55 stars
          GREAT. FUNNY. GREAT. FUNNY. GREAT. FUNNY. GREAT. FUNNY.GREAT. FUNNY. GREAT. FUNNY.GREAT. FUNNY. GREAT. FUNNY.GREAT. FUNNY. GREAT. FUNNY. This book is a must-have for whoever likes great and funny books!
          • sjsj
            sjsjWednesday, May 13, 2020 at 8:08 am44 stars
            James is depressed. He has a lonely life with only his two horrible aunts as company. But, one day, an old man gives Percy a bag full of gems. He tells James that these jewels have great power, and to not let his aunts get it. Unfortunately, James trips. The gems spill and seep into the ground, and they encounter some bugs. The bugs grow huge, along with the peach that also encounters the jewels. When James goes into the peach, it starts rolling and soon, with James's clever thinking, begins flying! On the journey, they encounter Cloud-Men, sharks, and more. Their journey ends in a place far away from where James lived...
            • cassadya
              cassadyaWednesday, December 25, 2019 at 5:49 pm44 stars
              This book is about an ordinary boy named James. He works for his aunts and has no toys and a plain room. He dose his work by chopping wood in the hot sun. Also he has no parents,they left his life for ever. That's why he lives with his aunts. The peach on the other hand is a special one. The reason for that is it is home to special animal friends that help James on his journey to happiness and some freedom.
              • rina123aaa
                rina123aaaThursday, July 11, 2019 at 1:59 pm55 stars
                Funny! It shows a boy going into a peach and sailing away from his hazardous care keepers. Also, there is a roomful of bugs with him. So interesting and cool!
                • freewayjada5
                  freewayjada5Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 7:35 am22 stars
                  James is a boy who lives with his two horrible aunts Aunt Spiker and Aunt Sponge. James lives with his aunts because his parents were eaten by a rhinoceros that escaped from the zoo. one day while chopping wood for his aunts... To see what happens next read the book.
                  • orangefoxes8
                    orangefoxes8Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 6:30 am
                    This is a review of how many kids haven't read this book. If you have, this is the review for the kids who HAVEN'T read the book. This is about a boy named James and his two aunts that make him do chores for them. And James encountered a big peach (this is fictional!). He tried to get it but his aunts found out that he found a big peach. The aunts decided to sell it for more money. So while they were gone, James had gotten INSIDE the peach! Well, I don't want to spoil all of it for you. Thanks!
                    • ilikebunnies
                      ilikebunniesWednesday, May 29, 2019 at 7:51 pm
                      this is a book about a boy named james who is mistreated and found a hole in a really bog peach and finds creachers living in it.