The BFG

The BFG

Book - 2016
Average Rating:
43
22
2
 …
Rate this:
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 Bloodbottler, the Fleshlumpeater and all their rotsome friends forever.
Publisher: London : Puffin, 2016, Β©1982.
ISBN: 9780141361321
0141361328
9780141371146
Characteristics: 198 pages :,illustrations ;,20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Blake, Quentin - Illustrator
Dahl, Lucy
Alternative Title: Big friendly giant.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

m
mammothhawk229e
Nov 14, 2017

Politically incorrect book? Debatable.
Imaginative? Oh, yes.
Mocked British armed forces? Of course! Author also sugarcoated Great Britain's waning military state by using helicopters instead of transport planes.
Surprised on Queen Elizabeth II more of a figurehead? Yep.
Author positive portrayal of head butler on how to feed BFG? Classic.
Subtle strategy on how the weaker defeated the stronger.
Highly recommended for kids & the kid at heart.

n
niuniuyujie
Jan 10, 2017

I love this book and it was the best movie ever seen in the world to me !
I don't know why I loved the movie and I don't know why I'm still like it, but it's still good book and a adventure inside the book!πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸŽ‚πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ°πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ’ŽπŸ’ŽπŸ’ŽπŸ’ŽπŸ’ŽπŸ’ŽπŸ’ŽπŸ’ŽπŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸŒΉπŸŒΉπŸŒΉπŸŒΉπŸŒΉπŸ•ŠπŸ•ŠπŸ•ŠπŸ•ŠπŸ•ŠπŸ•ŠπŸ•ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸŽ‹πŸŽ‹πŸŽ‹πŸŽ‹πŸŽ‹πŸŽ‹πŸŽ‹πŸŽ‹πŸŽ‹πŸŽ‹πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’πŸ¬πŸ¬πŸ¬πŸ¬πŸ¬πŸ¬πŸ¬πŸ¬πŸŒ·πŸŒ·πŸŒ·πŸŒ·πŸŒ·πŸŒ·πŸŒ·πŸŒ·πŸŒΊπŸŒΊπŸŒΊπŸŒΊπŸŒΊπŸŒΌπŸŒΌπŸŒΌπŸŒΌπŸŒ»πŸŒ»πŸŒ»πŸŽ„πŸŽ„πŸŽ„πŸŽ„πŸŸπŸŸπŸŸπŸŸπŸŒ½πŸŒ½πŸŒ½πŸŒ½

I liked this book because it was very funny. Review by Haylee.

p
papia
Jul 27, 2016

This book was so fun to read. And I love how the BFG was a ting giant. How is that even possible!

c
chuiyinma
Jul 22, 2016

when you read the book, it makes you want to watch the movie. I watched the movie and it was so funny! HOPE YOU WATCHED THE MOVIE!!! :D

s
SandyBlank
Jul 20, 2016

Cool book. I need to read some more of his stuff! This is a very creative author.

t
tomatogirl71
Jul 19, 2016

I really liked this book. I really liked the big friendly giant because he gave kids good dreams. The land where the giants live is really neat, because of the tall hills. It was a super fun read.

PimaLib_JeanSC Jun 30, 2016

This book has some of the best made up words.

m
mjk236sb
Jun 20, 2016

This may be kept in the children's section of the library, but it is a must read for anyone no matter what your age. Delightful tale of the BFG and Sophie as they take on the man eating giants. Waiting anxiously for the movie that if true to the book will charm all viewers.

JCLBeckyC May 23, 2016

My nine-year-old gives this book five stars. Great anti-bullying book with a happy ending. We can't wait to see the movie.

View All Comments

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

r
red_nightingale_38
Nov 12, 2017

red_nightingale_38 thinks this title is suitable for 2 years and over

r
readfox
Mar 22, 2016

readfox thinks this title is suitable for 5 years and over

p
piggy35
Aug 02, 2014

piggy35 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

s
SRPaws
Jul 22, 2014

SRPaws thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 5 and 99

v
violet_buzzard_30
Jul 08, 2014

violet_buzzard_30 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

orange_lion_1271 Jan 08, 2014

orange_lion_1271 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

orange_tiger_1456 Jul 25, 2013

orange_tiger_1456 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

blue_cat_951 Jun 20, 2013

blue_cat_951 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

red_dog_4513 Aug 06, 2012

red_dog_4513 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

Indigo_Butterfly_91 Jul 28, 2012

Indigo_Butterfly_91 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

View All Ages

Summary

Add a Summary

m
maryamaa
Jul 20, 2014

HBDFJCGDHSFDNFBGJKSCGSDGXVSDDDHSDFVGSAHFDHSFCSDJHXSJSADGSDJGSGHFJSDHFKDRJYQ

d
dabestpokemonfan
Jul 23, 2012

go away!!!

Quotes

Add a Quote

e
e_south
Dec 12, 2016

β€œTwo rights don't equal a left.”

Laura_X Jun 01, 2016

Don't gobblefunk around with words.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at Library

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top