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The BFG

Author: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
Publisher: London : Puffin, 2013. ©1982
Series: Roald Dahl collection.; World's no. 1 storyteller.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Snatched from her orphanage by a BFG (Big Friendly Giant), who spends his life blowing happy dreams to children, Sophie concocts with him a plan to save the world from nine other man-gobbling cannybull giants.
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Genre/Form: Humorous stories
Children's stories
Children's fiction
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
ISBN: 9780141346427 0141346426 9780141343013 014134301X 9780141349954 0141349956 9780140315974 0140315977 9780140340198 014034019X
OCLC Number: 821692928
Notes: Originally published: New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux; London: Jonathan Cape, 1982.
Awards: Zilveren Griffel (1984)
Books I Loved Best Yearly (BILBY) Awards for Read Aloud, Read Alone (1991)
West Australian Young Reader's Book Award (WAYRBA) for Younger Readers (1985)
Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award Nominee (1989)
Red House Children's book Award (1983)
Deutscher Jugendiliteraturpreis for Kinderbuch (1985)
Description: 198, [18] pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: The BFG : List of Characters --
The Witching Hour --
Who? --
The Snatch --
The Cave --
The BFG --
The Giants --
The Marvellous Ears --
Snozzcumbers --
The Bloodbottler --
Frobscottle and Whizzpoppers --
Journey to Dream Country --
Dream-Catching --
A Trogglehumper for the Fleshlumpeater --
Dreams --
The Great Plan --
Mixing the Dream --
Journey to London --
The Palace --
The Queen --
The Royal Breakfast --
The Plan --
Capture! --
Feeding Time --
The Author. Bonus Materials : More About the BFT --
Roald Dahl Says --
Roald Dahl's Writing Hut --
Roald Dahl Dates --
A Day in the Life of Roald Dahl --
Wish You Were Here ... Roald's Family Holidays --
Roald Dahl's Puffin Passport --
Gobblefunk [glossary] --
There's More to Roald Dahl Than Great Stories ... [Roald Dahl Charities info] --
Waggle Your Ears [audiobook info] --
The World of Roald Dahl [website info].
Series Title: Roald Dahl collection.; World's no. 1 storyteller.
Responsibility: Roald Dahl ; illustrated by Quentin Blake.

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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  Read more...

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