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Covington Branch J DAHL R (Text) 33126011104159 JCompact Discs Fiction Checked out 06/15/2020

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  • ISBN: 0060542721
  • Physical Description: CD-Unabridged
    sound disc
    3 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York] : HarperCollins, p2003, c1961.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Disc 1 contains enhanced CD material.
Participant or Performer Note: Performed by Jeremy Irons.
System Details Note:
Compact disc.
Subject: Compact discs for children
Genre: Fantasy fiction.

  • School Library Journal Reviews : SLJ Reviews 2003 November
    Gr 3-6-The classic children's book by Roald Dahl ( Knopf, 1961) receives royal treatment in this terrific audiobook production. James Henry Trotter, a poor orphan, is being raised by two horrible aunts. Magic crystals change his humdrum existence, and soon he is off on a great adventure on a giant peach with new friends who are, to say the least, unique. There are sharks, seagulls, and irate cloud people to add interest along the way and, of course, Dahl's irreverent poetry. The story has always been a crowd-pleaser, and Jeremy Irons does more than read the story-he performs it. Each character has a unique voice, aptly suiting each personality, and Irons tells the story with humor and energy. Fans of Dahl will not be disappointed in this briskly paced tale that is a delight from beginning to end.-Teresa Bateman, Brigadoon Elementary School, Federal Way, WA Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
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