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''Human beans is not really believing in giants, is they? Human beans is not thinking we exist.'

Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller
WIGGLE YOUR EARS! This new edition includes MAKE-YOUR-OWN GIANT EARS for dress-up!
On a dark, silvery moonlit night, Sophie is snatched from her bed by a giant.
Luckily it is the Big Friendly Giant, the BFG, who only eats snozzcumbers and glugs frobscottle.
But there are other giants in Giant Country.
Fifty foot brutes who gallop far and wide every night to find human beans to eat.
Can Sophie and her friend the BFG stop them? Let's hope so - otherwise the next child a gruesome giant guzzles could be YOU.
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.
%%%Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller
WIGGLE YOUR EARS! This new edition includes MAKE-YOUR-OWN GIANT EARS for dress-up!
On a dark, silvery moonlit night, Sophie is snatched from her bed by a giant.
Luckily it is the Big Friendly Giant, the BFG, who only eats snozzcumbers and glugs frobscottle.
But there are other giants in Giant Country.
Fifty foot brutes who gallop far and wide every night to find human beans to eat.
Can Sophie and her friend the BFG stop them? Let's hope so - otherwise the next child a gruesome giant guzzles could be YOU.
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 - plus 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.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780141365428

    March 30, 2016

    Puffin

    224 pages

    RRP $16.99

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  • Hardback

    9781857159240

    December 4, 1993

    Childrens Classics

    256 pages

    RRP $37.95

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  • Hardback

    9780141361567

    October 31, 2016

    Puffin

    224 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141348360

    August 21, 2013

    Puffin

    4 pages

    RRP $29.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141343013

    September 19, 2012

    Puffin

    216 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141805917

    March 3, 2005

    Puffin

    2 pages

    RRP $24.99

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  • Audio CD

    9780141370286

    June 1, 2016

    Puffin

    4 pages

    RRP $27.99

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  • EBook

    9780141930138

    August 20, 2007

    Penguin eBooks

    208 pages

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Charlie And The Chocolate Factory: A Play
The Witches
Roald Dahl's Marvellous Joke Book
James And The Giant Peach
Fantastic Mr Fox
The Twits
George's Marvellous Medicine
Roald Dahl's James's Giant Bug Book
The Enormous Crocodile
Billy and the Minpins
Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator
Billy And The Minpins (Illustrated By Quentin Blake)
How Not To Be A Twit and Other Wisdom from Roald Dahl
The Enormous Crocodile (Book And Cd)
Roald Dahl’s Opposites
Roald Dahl’s 1 2 3
Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach Sticker Activity Book
Danny The Champion Of The World (Colour Edition)
The Witches (Colour Edition)
Trickery
Fear
War
Innocence

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