The BFG

1. “Where are we?” she asked.

“We is in Dream Country,” the BFG said. “This is where all dreams is beginning.”

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2. “Meanings is not important,” said the BFG. 

“I cannot be right all the time. Quite often I is left instead of right.”

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3. “Titchy little snapperwhippers like you should not be higgling around with an old sage and onions who is hundreds of years more than you.”

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

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5. "Tibbs," the queen said, showing true regal hospitality, "fetch the gentleman another dozen fried eggs and a dozen sausages"

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6. “A whizzpopper!” cried the BFG, beaming at her.

“Us giants is making whizzpoppers all the time! Whizzpopping is a sign of happiness. It is music in our ears! You surely is not telling me that a little whizzpopping is forbidden among human beans?”

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7. “Dreams is full of mystery and magic... Do not try to understand them.”

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8. “What I mean and what I say is two different things," the BFG announced rather grandly.”

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9. “The witching hour, somebody had once whispered to her, was a special moment in the middle of the night when every child and every grown-up was in a deep deep sleep, and all the dark things came out from hiding and had the world to themselves.” 

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10. “Dreams,” he said, “Is very mysterious things. They is floating around in the air like little wispy-misty bubbles. And all the time they is searching for sleeping people.”

 

  • The BFG

  • There was something coming up the street on the opposite side.
    It was something black...
    Something tall and black...
    Something very tall and very black and very thin.

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    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.

    **The BFG is now a major motion picture from director Steven Spielberg, and starring Oscar-winning actor Mark Rylance.**

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    Now you can listen to THE BFG and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy sound effects from Pinewood Studios!

    Also look out for new Roald Dahl apps - including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.

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