It has been 50 years since James crawled inside a giant peach to escape his heinous aunts Sponge and Spiker; 50 years since he went on a truly extraordinary adventure and added James and the Giant Peach to Roald Dahl‘s list of unforgettable stories.
In honor of Dahl, the world’s greatest storyteller (and his humongous peach), Penguin Young Readers Group has launched Follow That Peach, where you can send a virtual Peach-gram to a friend anywhere in the world! Senders can then follow their peach on an interactive map as it travels the globe from one friend to another. The goal is for every peach to reach 50 people, in honor of 50 years of James and the Giant Peach. You can also print off Peach-grams and send them snail-mail style.
I love the idea of continuing the peach adventures! Who will get a peach from you?
What is your favorite Roald Dahl book? Mine is Matilda, but my favorite Dahl character will always be Miss Spider from James and the Giant Peach!