- 1 What did James eat in James and the Giant Peach?
- 2 Why is James and the Giant Peach a banned book?
- 3 Why didn’t the sharks eat the peach in James and the Giant Peach?
- 4 What was James plan to get the peach down to earth?
- 5 Is James on drugs in James and the Giant Peach?
- 6 What does BFG stand for Roald Dahl?
- 7 What is James Full name from James and the Giant Peach?
- 8 What was James plan to save the peach?
What did James eat in James and the Giant Peach?
Inside the peach, James is greeted by quite a sight! Old Green Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybug, Earthworm, and Miss Spider, all the size of humans, welcome him. After they introduces themselves, James discovers that they each ate a bit of the escaped crocodile tongues. The insects explain it’s time to go on a journey.
Why is James and the Giant Peach a banned book?
In 1986, a WI town banned this book because religious groups thought a scene featuring a spider licking her lips could be taken in two ways, including sexual.
What was Dahl originally going to call James and the Giant Peach?
Roald Dahl was originally going to write about a giant cherry, but changed it to James and the Giant Peach because a peach is “prettier, bigger and squishier than a cherry.”
Why didn’t the sharks eat the peach in James and the Giant Peach?
Why didn’t the sharks eat the peach when it was floating in the ocean? Their mouth is too far back. They don’t like the taste of the peach.
What was James plan to get the peach down to earth?
James and the insects see land, so James tells them to cut away a few of the seagulls, so the peach will gradually sink to land.
Why is the centipede proud to be a pest?
Centipedes are common garden pests (insects that attack crops) but the novel’s Centipede is a proud “pest” in the other sense of the word, as he takes it upon himself to tease and annoy everyone, especially the Earthworm.
Is James on drugs in James and the Giant Peach?
Rampant drug use among animals in James and the Giant Peach Believe it or not, the charming classic James and the Giant Peach is frequently banned.
What does BFG stand for Roald Dahl?
The Big Friendly Giant
The character of The Big Friendly Giant first appeared in Roald’s 1975 story Danny, the Champion of the World.
Who is the earthworm in James and the Giant Peach?
The 1996 film version of James and the Giant Peach featured the voice of David Thewlis as the Earthworm.
What is James Full name from James and the Giant Peach?
James Henry Trotter
James Henry Trotter lives with his two horrid aunts, Spiker and Sponge. He hasn’t got a single friend in the whole wide world. That is not, until he meets the Old Green Grasshopper and the rest of the insects aboard a giant, magical peach!
What was James plan to save the peach?
James waits for a seagull to get close, then yells for Grasshopper and Ladybug to pull Earthworm into the peach, and ties a hook of web around the seagull’s neck and another to the stem of the peach. They keep up this plan as they tie 500 seagulls to the peach!
How many seagulls did it take to lift the peach?
2.5 million seagulls
It would take a staggering 2.5 million seagulls to lift a giant peach. The students began by measuring the theoretical weight of the peach, which Dahl described as being “tall and wide” like a small house. They then multiplied its presumed density by its volume.