ELEMENTARY  The Big Friendly Giant - Roald Dahl; A welknown classic that crosses over grade levels. Available in hardcover, paperback, ebook and audio. one animated movie made in 1989, and Spielberg is to direct a new adaptation (release expected in 2016). A set of plays also available

ELEMENTARY The Big Friendly Giant - Roald Dahl; A welknown classic that crosses over grade levels. Available in hardcover, paperback, ebook and audio. one animated movie made in 1989, and Spielberg is to direct a new adaptation (release expected in 2016). A set of plays also available

"I is a nice giant. I is a freaky giant. There's not another giant like me!...I, is the Big Friendly Giant".

"I is a nice giant. I is a freaky giant. There's not another giant like me!...I, is the Big Friendly Giant".

Movies Based on Roald Dahl Books: The BFG (Big Friendly Giant) (1989)

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Movies Based on Roald Dahl Books: The BFG (Big Friendly Giant) (1989)

Directed by Brian Cosgrove.  With David Jason, Amanda Root, Angela Thorne, Ballard Berkeley. A young orphan girl, Sophie, gets taken away to a faraway land populated by Giants and Dreams.

The BFG (1989)

Directed by Brian Cosgrove. With David Jason, Amanda Root, Angela Thorne, Ballard Berkeley. A young orphan girl, Sophie, gets taken away to a faraway land populated by Giants and Dreams.

"We wanted the island where the giants live to look quite alien and disturbing. This was before computer-based animation, so we had to think on our feet. For the sky, we got a fish tank and bled paint in and then filmed it with a 35mm, overcranked camera." FROM the Guardian (Series: How we made) How we made The BFG by director Brian Cosgrove and animator Ben Turner

How we made The BFG by director Brian Cosgrove and animator Ben Turner

"We wanted the island where the giants live to look quite alien and disturbing. This was before computer-based animation, so we had to think on our feet. For the sky, we got a fish tank and bled paint in and then filmed it with a 35mm, overcranked camera." FROM the Guardian (Series: How we made) How we made The BFG by director Brian Cosgrove and animator Ben Turner

If you're in the U.S., you know Roald Dahl because of the Chocolate Factory or the Giant Peach. If you're in the U.K., you know him because of The BFG. Good thing Brian Cosgrove made this lavish feature film version in 1989!

If you're in the U.S., you know Roald Dahl because of the Chocolate Factory or the Giant Peach. If you're in the U.K., you know him because of The BFG. Good thing Brian Cosgrove made this lavish feature film version in 1989!

The BFG (1989 film).jpg

The BFG (1989 film).jpg

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