The BFG | Book Review & Giveaway

Thursday, 28 July 2016 / Leave a Comment
The BFG Book Review & Giveaway

As with most of Roald Dahl books The BFG has been redone a number of times over the years with new covers and illustrations.
Now with the release of The BFG in cinemas the book has been re-issued with a new movie cover to go with the film.
I have a copy to giveaway to one lucky reader of my blog!


The BFG ( Which stands for Big Friendly Giant didn't you know!) first appeared in Roald Dahl's 'Danny, The Champion of the World' way back in 1975 as a short story and was subsequently expanded into a novel of its own in 1982.
I can remember being read the story as a child, along with The Twits, The Witches and Charlie and The Chocolate Factory to name a few classics :)
I do have a terrible memory when it comes to recalling books and films so I am looking forward to reading the book again and recalling my childhood memories.

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.Sophie decides she must stop them once and for all.And the BFG is going to help her!

My own children are much into Roald Dahl as an author and have been studying about him and reading his books at school as he has been their author of the month.

My daughter has just started reading The BFG at home after we were kindly sent a copy.
Reading BFG

Her little brother has wanted in on the action too, although he cannot read yet!
Little T reading

The movie adaptation is out in cinemas now.

Directed by Stephen Spielberg its bound to be magical.

September 13th marks Roald Dahl Day every year.


This year is extra special because September 13th will mark 100 years since the birth of the man himself, Mr Roald Dahl!
Visit to get your free party pack and join in the celebrations.

Competition Time

Now you can win your very own copy of The BFG by entering the Gleam Widget below.

Have you been to see the movie yet?

Have you read the book?

Are you celebrating 100 years of Roald Dahl?

I'd love to hear your stories!

Ill leave you with this Roald Dahl quote:
If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely!

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ISBN: 978-0-141-36132-1
First published by Johnathon Cape 1982
Puffin Books 1994
The Movie Cover Version 2016
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