This is a new edition of this hugely popular story of James and his journey to New York with the strangest group of insect friends. It features a great new Quentin Blake cover and new author biography.
Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. After school in England he went to work for Shell in Africa. He began to write after "a monumental bash on the head", sustained as an RAF pilot in World War II. Roald Dahl died in 1990.