"James and The Giant Peach" was written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Nancy Ekholm Burkert. This is a first edition, second printing of this well-loved classic storybook. The story was made more famous when Tim Burton produced the movie based on this story. The classic tale of James, his horrible life with his wicked aunts, and his outrageous adventures when a stranger gives him a bag full of magic beans is captivating to both children and adults alike. The black and red as well as full color illustrations bring the characters to life.
This first edition, second printing is identified by its red cloth cover with an imprinted illustration, the yellow tinted tops of the pages and the four lines of text on the "about author" page in the back. This collectible book has its original dust jacket. The jacket is in fair condition with tears along the edges and a part of the spine missing on the top and bottom. The inside front cover has an owner's label with an inscription written in pen on the right. The pages are clean and the binding is tight. This vintage story book measures approximately 10 1/2 inches by 7 1/4 inches and will be shipped Media Mail unless otherwise requested.
An amazing children's book for any book collector or Roald Dahl fan.