The BFG

by: Roald Dahl

The BFG

On a moonlit night in London, a little orphan named Sophie was captured by a giant! But when she got to the Giant Country, she was carried into a cave and was put down on a table. The table of a giant. Probably ready to be eaten. But lucky for her she was taken by a friendly giant. The BFG (The Big Friendly Giant)! Sophie finds the other giants, the man eating, human gobbling, giants named: Fleshlumpeater, Bonecruncher, Manhugger, Childchewer, Meatdripper, Gizzardgulper, Maidmasher, Bloodbottler, and Butcherboy. Sophie is so disgusted with these cannibals, she finds a way to stop them. But I must not give away the amazing ending. Read the book to find the resolution!

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About the Author: Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was born on September 13, 1916. He grew up in Llandaff, South Wales, UK and as a child he spent his summers in Olso, visiting his grandparents. His parents were Norwegian. But when Dahl was 4 years old his beloved father died. He went to Repton school and graduated in 1932. He got a job with Schell Oil Comp. in Tanzania, Africa. He lived there until 1989. He joined the Royal Air Force after he completed training in Nairobi, Kenya. He then became a WW II fighter pilot. In Egypt, Dahl crashed landed in T=the city of Alexandria. He was serving the Mediterrean. He got serious injuries to his skull, spine, and hips during his recovery he got a hip replacement, and two spinal surgery. He was transferred to Washington, D.C. and became an assistant air attaché. While in D.C., he met with author C.S. Forrster. His first book was the Gremmlins in 1942, and his next classic childrens books were James and The Giant Peach and Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, and our favorite The BFG! He suffered an unknown infection and died on November 12, 1990.
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