Roald Dahl - The B. F. G.: Dahl

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  • BFG

    May 12, 2011 by kairosdreaming is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Books
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Clever story.
    Cons: Hard to read and quite gruesome.

    Summary: I remember liking this book when I was little.  So I decided to reread it, but somehow its lost its charm for me since my childhood.  It is still an interesting read, but I think its one of those books where kids just have more appreciation for ... read more

  • BFriendly Giant

    Aug 17, 2013 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The BFG is surely a light and fun read.
    Cons: I pretty much enjoy this book.

    Summary: This is a children's classic from the writing hut of Roald Dahl,the book is a great entertainer for kids of all age groups.It is filled with humorous words from Dahl's word bank.It revolves around a young orphan,Sophie,and her adventures with the Big ... read more

  • The BFG...Big...Friendly...Giant!

    Aug 15, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Funny, very descriptive and imaginative.
    Cons: A bit too descriptive for wee ones, can be scary for younger kids.

    Summary: By gobbles!! I is having a headache when I think of the swiggles of books I will have ... read more

  • Who could hate the Big Friendly Giant?

    Jul 6, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Imaginative and Funny
    Cons: Some small children might find it scary

    Summary: I just read a review of James and the Giant Peach and it reminded me of my own favorite children's book, The BFG. This is the one tattered and battered old book that goes with me everywhere. It's been with me since I was about 7, when it ... read more

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  • Am I missing something?

    Nov 18, 2008 by
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    Pros: Not too long so it's over with reasonably quickly. 
    Cons: KIdnap theme; racist undertones in description of giants; very conservative worldview, particularly at end.

    Summary: Another vastly overrated Dahl book with a rather disturbing plot about the kidnap of a young girl by a giant old man and a toe-curlingly creepy finale featuring some of the most foot-kissing love of royalty ever committed to print.  The plot seems ... read more

  • Anyone that likes funny and interesting stories should read The BFG!

    Jan 17, 2004 by
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    Pros: Long, Interesting, Funny, always wanting to read on.
    Cons: I am ALWAYS wanting to read on but sometimes I can't!

    Summary: Anyone that likes a story with action and funniness should read The BFG! It is a really good book. It is the kind of book that once you start reading it you can't stop.When I was with my friends I was even reading it. Usually I don't get on the internet ... read more

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