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"Well, first of all, " said the BFG, "human beans is not really believing in giants, is they? Human beans is not thinking we exist."

Sophie discovers that giants not only exist, but that there are a great many of them who like to guzzle and swallomp nice little chiddlers. But not the Big Friendly Giant. He and Sophie cook up an ingenious plot to free the world of troggle-humping — forever.

About the Author

Roald Dahl is one of the most successful and well-known of all children's writers. His books, which are read by children the world over, include James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Witches and Matilda.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374304690
ill.:
Blake, Quentin
Author:
Blake, Quentin
Author:
Dahl, Roald
Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Orphans
Subject:
Giants
Subject:
Orphans -- Fiction.
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Giants -- Fiction.
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Bedtime
Subject:
Dreams
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Bedtime & Dreams
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Classics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Fiction
Series Volume:
1321
Publication Date:
19821131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black-and-white illustrations throughout
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in
Age Level:
09-12

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