For young James Henry Trotter, life with the exceedingly nasty Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker is pure misery. Jame dreams of a better life, but he’s totally unprepared for the wild adventures ahead of him when he drops the magic crystals he receives from a strange old man.
Roald Dahl, James and the Giant Peach
“The walls were wet and sticky, and peach juice was dripping from the ceiling. James opened his mouth and caught some of it on his tongue. It tasted delicious.”