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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) --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
"A true genius ... Roald Dahl is my hero" David Walliams --This text refers to the Audio CD edition.See all Product Description
Condition was as expected and was very happy to bring it home to share a bit of my childhood with my children!Published 5 months ago by Krystal MacLellan
I was told about it in holland it was popular their so I tried it I like thought my grandchildren will enjoy it alsoPublished on June 7 2013 by deanne
One of my favorite childhood books! I purchased this for my 12 year old niece and she loved it!
It's a cute and quirky adventure story that's great for all ages- definitely... Read more
The BFG is a much loved book that never loses its power over kids. It's about an orphan named Sophie who meets a Big Friendly Giant and is kidnapped to Giant land. Read morePublished on April 16 2010 by Clare Brennan