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Publisher's Summary

Penguin presents Roald Dahl's The BFG, read by actor, writer, and Britain's Got Talent judge David Walliams. This audiobook features original music and sound design by Pinewood film studios.

The BFG is a nice and jumbly giant. In fact, he is the only big friendly giant in Giant Country. All the other giants are big bonecrunching brutes, and now the BFG and his friend Sophie must stop them guzzling up little human beans - with some help from Her Majester, the Queen.

David Walliams is a multi-award winning British comedian, actor, and writer, best known for the comedy series Little Britain; but his acting work includes plays, dramas, and films. He is also the author of five hugely successful children's books, including two illustrated by Quentin Blake - Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator.

©2014 Roald Dahl (P)2014 Penguin Audio

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so good 👍

I love his book.
Hi is so good
l loved the story ❤ 💕 and it is very funny and happy too

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awesome book very well read.

excellent entertainment. my daughter and I finished over 3 journeys from my small town in the Himalayas to delhi and back.

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Never read this as a child

A marvelous little book that I didn't have a chance to read as a child, but enjoyed nonetheless as an adult.

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fantastic story for children!

this is very exciting story. I love Roald Dahl's books. I'll let my daughter read his books.

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The BFG

This is a very nice book. I would recommend this 100 %. Please read this book

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Great story for experienced readers

Never listened/read a children's book before so was not used to the format of writing.

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  • 02-23-15

The best book ever

I am 8 and I love all the Roald Dahl books!
It was really well read and I listened to it in 3 days. I had to keep asking my mummy for her I pad to listen to the rest.

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  • 06-11-16

Best book ever in the world

I have 15 books and It is the best of all of my books even the new one. We all love it it's epic we all like it. It's really good for long periods of time. If you mark its 100 out of 100

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  • Mark Doyle
  • 01-23-15

Great listen

Loved this book as a child and it is still brilliant. Well read and even the sound effects helped with the flow of the story. Worth a listen.

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  • Jo
  • 01-12-15

GREAT

This is the best book I ever read!!

It was really well written and read. Wow can books get any better.

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  • Beak 1
  • 03-29-17

The bfg

I am 8 and I love all of Dahl's book . Highly recommended to everyone

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  • hedgehog
  • 03-11-17

Great book

One of the best narrated books, fantastic children's classic brought to life. Length of the book also makes it great value.

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  • R. D.
  • 02-26-17

A really well read great story.

Would you listen to The BFG again? Why?

I would listen to this again and again.

What does David Walliams bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

David Walliams brings the story and characters to life.

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  • David C
  • 01-12-17

Classic story told very well

David Walliams delivers a very good performance of this classic Dahl story. I would encourage parents to buy this and play it to their children if they are unable to read the book themselves to their children.

This is the story of a young girl who is befriended by the Big Friendly Giant (The BFG). They go on an adventure together which includes the Queen of England no less. They team up with the British army and Royal Air Force to travel back to the land of the giants and bring back the rest of the giants, who are big but definitely not friendly!

Together they bring back to England all the bad giants and put them in a hole do the 'human beans' can see them as they eat only the horrible Snozcumber.

In the end the BFG is made the official Royal Dream Blower, responsible for blowing good dreams in through the bedroom windows of children. As well as capturing the bad dreams so children don't get scared.

I enjoyed reading this book when I was a child and I enjoy listening to it even now as a 38year old.

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  • C. Ball
  • 08-18-16

Great for kids to adults

We listened to this on a family day out and everyone from 5 to 50 loved it. The story is a classic and David Walliams give a great performance.

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  • RKDas
  • 11-22-15

Fantastic narration

my son just sat through the whole book in one morning... great narration by David Walliams

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  • Conie
  • 04-16-15

David Walliams was perfect

Kids enjoyed this, made a long car trip awesome. Especially loved David's performance and accents of the Giants. Story came alive! Thank you.

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  • Tim H.
  • 02-28-19

fantastic book. the kids loved it

loved it. great expression. the kids wanted to listen all the time. tkme well spent

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-13-22

a great story.

loved it. wish the sound levels where a bit more consistent. listened to in car. missed all soft or whispered dialog.

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  • Tom
  • 10-20-21

Kept the kids and adults entertained while driving

We really enjoyed the BFG as we drove across the Nullarbor with an 8 & 5 year old. Narration bright the story to life and at times was difficult to hear with the road noise.

We recommend this book.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-02-21

Best book

This is a really good book u should get

I like it’s because the reader said it so well and it’s so calming so u should get it I recomend this book

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  • Emma Mennie
  • 02-17-21

I love it so much it's so cool and fun pls get it

it's the best book I love it so much it's the best of the best

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-03-21

Childhood Favourite

Beautiful narrations with great character distinctions. It created a child-like imagery and was very nostalgic for me.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-25-20

BFG

This book is amazing, the words are sometimes hard to understand but it is one of the best books I have ever read.There are know this I did not like about this book. The Author David Williams takes you In to a world of giants. This book is highly recommended for younger readers. In between 7-10

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  • Jo Williams
  • 04-15-20

Roald Dahl

Absolutely love The BFG its a childhood classic and this edition is so enchanting with David Walliams narrating thanks Audible.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-25-20

Amazing

Absolutely amazing I love it this is suitable for all ages
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