The BFG: A Set of Plays
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The BFG: A Set of Plays

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Roald Dahl fans will rejoice at the opportunity to bring their favorite books and characters to life. Five of Dahl’s hugely popular, beloved books have been adapted into winning plays for children. With useful tips on staging, props, and costumes, these plays can be produced with a minimum amount of resources and experience. Teachers, parents, and children everywhere will...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by Puffin (first published November 1st 1991)
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Morgan
Mar 24, 2014 Morgan is currently reading it
In a house there was a little girl name Sophie she coulnd sleep beacuse the moon beam was right on top of the pillow. Sophie closed here eyes and silently stand still, for houers she couldn't here her parents talk down stairs and she didn't here her brothers upstairs.

Sophie could sleep with the bright moon beam shinning on here face so she gently came out of bed and tiptoed going toward the courtians. Then she looked out of the window and saw a big world a head of her.

When she whent back to slee...more
Neta
This book is very funny and i recommend it
to anyone that likes fantasy and adventure
scout cook

Meet Sophie: a young girl whose parents died when she was a baby. Meet the BFG: A big friendly giant, who refuses to eat little children with the other big mean giants. One night, Sophie is watching out her window and she spots the BFG! He sees her watching him and snatches her from her bed and takes her to his cave. After talking for a while, they become best friends. They work together to try and save the children of the world from the other big, mean giants who eat little "chiddlers". Will th

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Shygirl
This is a book about a giant and a little girl. The giant is not really mean like all the other giants. Well the other giants are really mean because they eat children!! Yea sounds pretty mean huh?? Well the nice friendly giant does not eat children at all. He has to eat these terrible snozzcumbers wich taste horrible. He has no choice to eat those horrible things because he doesn't want to hurt the children. The big friendly giant gives dreams at night. When nobody can see him. He sneeks throug...more
Jolie
Sep 20, 2013 Jolie added it
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I enjoy this book because it is exiting page turning book. I like it because a child awoke in the middle of the night to a stoping sound. When she looks out her window she finds their are giants ,really mean giants. But one giant picks her up and her is the BFG (big friendly giant). He helps her and takes care of her, but soon enough she gets home sick and she misses her friends in the adoption home. He takes her home and throughout the way there are many adventures. And you will have to read th...more
Taylor
The Big friendly giant is 5 star guaranteed! Sophie hasn't believed in giants until now. She is asleep one night and she sees a HUGE giant. the giant sees little Sophie awake and snatches her. his stride is as long as a tennis court.The bfg is much more friendly than his ubserd neighbor giants. Who's favorite thing to do is guzzle down little children. What will happen to poor little scared Sophie? You will have to read the book to find out! I loved thhis book because it is so funny and cute for...more
Ferndog
Mar 18, 2008 Ferndog rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition Recommends it for: people who like farrytailes
this book is very good because it shows how two people from different places get to love each other, even though they have their differences. i learned that even if their are people out their that are very different from each other they can still learn how they live and shear interesting things that they never thought they would see in their life's.
Izzy
I love this book! I read it in 5th grade for lit. circle it is a real master piece! Whe nyou are reading the book you will feel all of the chracters feeling and even picture the settings in you're mind!I f you are looking for a good book to read with a little humor and smiles to put on your face i recommend this book for all ages!
Brianna
The bBFG is great. At first I didn't want to read it, but it turned out to be my favorite book. Affter I read the book asked myself, what if the BFG was real, and I was Sophie? I think those days would be the most amazing days of my life. You read this book and tell me what you think about it.
Meg Capson
I haven't read this in a while but absolutely love it. The first time it was read to me I fell in love with it and was lucky enough to find a copy of it at a garage sale a few years back. I am saving it for my kids so they can love it as much as do.
The Joker
this book is very good becuase has parts where the book is sad but also exiding and funny parts like when they stold the little girl that was a orphan and the gint take her and when the gint got bight up and when the girl was hideing from the gint
Bubbles
this book is about a giant that puts unusall things in jars this book reminds me of my brothers finding weird things ande keeping them like them things are teasure to them i think that is really weird but the book is really good.
Becky Lunt
I love the book "The BFG." It is not listed on its oww. I am not sure what the others in this set are. I read it as a teenager to my younger siblings and we laughed and loved it. A great book!
leavin 4eva
I got to say that this book was amazing and very funny too. This was a funny book because, the gaint had a big nose and big big ears which made me laugh so much. You should
Spongebob
this book is realy funny there are many giants and the are nice and some are mean. i had to re-ad this book. thought is was ganna be lame but when i got into it was realy great
slippers
i liked this book alot when i was little until sixth grade because it was fantasy and i like fantasy alot. giants and everything just kind of caught my attention.
Heidi
Jan 31, 2008 Heidi rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition Recommends it for: all kids big a little
i freakin' loved this book as a kid!!!!!! easily the best thing i got out of Mrs. McCartney's 2nd grade class. lovely story, has stuck with me for years.
Montana
We read this book in 4th grade and I loved it.. I will never forget the character. You fall in love with the idea of it happening.
Renee
This book was good if you were wondering. It is one of the best books I have ever read. It is about a great adventure land sort of book.
Leilani
Little orpahn than a GIANT comes and takes her for her own good. he is a NICE giant but the others arent....they colud eat her!
Heidi M
I loved the BFG! I thought it was an amazing book. Heaps of Drama. I really enjoyed this book, and would read it again! ✏✏
Alisha
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Lauren
I read this book innumerable times when I was a kid. None of my friends understand the glory that is The BFG.
Dora
The BFG was a mystery and gave me ideas and dreams becauase they gave out good dreams to all the little people
Aubrey Chaves
I gave this book a three but I bet my fourth graders would give it a five. They really enjoyed it.
Dennes
Terrific, one of the only books I remember reading as a child, and I remember enjoying a lot.
Yolanda kisenyi
this book was alright but i found it quite boring and predictable i prefer the film
Meggan Ague-masters
Nov 22, 2007 Meggan Ague-masters rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition Recommends it for: any young people that like a good read about a giant
the giant is a plane nice guy, everyone is affraid of him because of his size.
Muneeba
chapter bk really gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooddddd
tigger
this book was funny and exciting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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DAVID WOOD began writing as a student at Oxford University in the sixties.

He wrote his first play for children in 1967 and has since written over sixty more.
They are performed all over the world and include THE GINGERBREAD MAN (nine London seasons), THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT WENT TO SEE... (six London seasons, co-written with Sheila Ruskin), THE SELFISH SHELLFISH, THE SEE-SAW TREE, SAVE THE HUMAN...more
More about David Wood...
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