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The BFG

The BFG

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, he sets out to rid the world of the Bloodbo... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780141365428
Barcode 9780141365428
Published 30 March 2016 by Penguin
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
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ISBN-13 9780141365428
ISBN-10 0141365420
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 30 March 2016
International Publication Date 11 February 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
Category Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 14mm
Weight 186g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
Library of Congress Giants, Juvenile fiction
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code 662526

Description of this Book

Phizz-whizzing new branding for the world's No.1 storyteller, Roald Dahl! Exciting, bold and instantly recognisable with Quentin Blake's inimitable artwork. THE BFG is the well-loved story of a big friendly giant who spirits a child out of bed to the land of the child-eating giants. 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, he sets out to rid the world of the Blood bottler, the Fleshlumpeater and all their rotsome friends forever... A true genius...Roald Dahl is my hero (David Walliams). Now you can Listen to The BFG and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including KatelWinslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - and there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios! Also look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting Twit or Miss! and House of Twits inspired by the revolting Twits.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Sitting in a hut at the bottom of his garden, surrounded by odd bits and pieces such as a suitcase (used as a footrest), his own hipbone (which he'd had replaced) and a heavy ball of metal foil (made from years' worth of chocolate wrappers), Roald Dahl wrote some of the world's best-loved stories including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Twits, The Witches, The BFG, Fantastic Mr Fox, James and the Giant Peach and lots more. Quentin Blake is one of Britain's most successful illustrators. He has illustrated nearly three hundred books and he was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. He has won many awards including the Whitbread Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal and taught for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted in the New Year's Honours.

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