The BFG Book

Evidently not even Roald Dahl could resist the acronym craze of the early eighties. BFG? Bellowing ferret-faced golfer? Backstabbing fairy godmother? Oh, oh... Big Friendly Giant! This BFG doesn't seem all that F at first as he creeps down a London street, snatches little Sophie out of her bed, and bounds away with her to giant land. And he's not really all that B when compared with his evil, carnivorous brethren, who bully him for being such an oddball runt. After all, he eats only disgusting snozzcumbers, and while the other Gs are snacking on little boys and girls, he's blowing happy dreams in through their windows. What kind of way is that for a G to behave? The BFG is one of Dahl's most lovable character creations. Whether galloping off with Sophie nestled into the soft skin of his ear to capture dreams as though they were exotic butterflies; speaking his delightful, jumbled, squib-fangled patois; or whizzpopping for the Queen, he leaves an indelible impression of bigheartedness. (Ages 9 to 12) --Susan Harrison Read More

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  • Amazon

    DIFFERENT OFFER (see description & picture by BookGems): Edition Puffin, 2007. With illustrations by Quentin Blake. The whole unread book remains in very good condition throughout. Prompt dispatch from BookGems.

  • TheBookPeople

    In The BFG, Roald Dahl's huge but friendly giant snatches Sophie from her bed in the middle of the night and carries her back to his castle but instead of gobbling her up for breakfast, the giant draws Sophie into a great adventure. Together, Sophie and the BFG (big friendly giant) set out to rid the world of other less kindly giants. Wild and lively illustrations from Quentin Blake and Roald Dahl's skillful storytelling make this story irresistible for readers from 7.

  • Blackwell

    Every night, when the world is sleeping, big gruesome giants guzzle up whoppsy-whiffling human beans. And there's only one giant who can stop them - the BFG. He's the kindest giant there is and, with his friend Sophie in his top pocket...

  • 0141346426
  • 9780141346427
  • Roald Dahl
  • 7 February 2013
  • Puffin
  • Paperback (Book)
  • 224
  • Re-issue

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