illustrated by Quentin Blake This book opens with a picture of the author, smiling. The words tell a different story. They tell us that this is a picture of Michael Rosen being sad, but trying to hide it. He tries to hide it most of the time but he can’t always. He is often sad because his son, Eddie, hasRead more
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by Roald Dahl
Sophie couldn’t sleep.
A brilliant moonbeam was slanting through a gap in the curtains. It was shining right on to her pillow.
One night, a young girl, unable to sleep makes her way to the window and spies a mysterious giant, with a suitcase and some sort of a trumpet. Discovering that he has been spotted this giant kidnaps the little girl, Sophie, and takes her off to Giant Country. There Sophie discovers that this giant, The Big Friendly Giant, is not like the other giants. He is much smaller than them for one thing, but also, they are murderers who delight in guzzling up human beans, whereas the BFG is only interested in sharing Dreams with people. Can Sophie and the BFG come up with a plan to defeat the like of The Fleshlumpeater and The Childchewer.Read more
Well, some people might get to see Golden Eagles, but I got to see a Peregrine Falcon. At least I’m assuming thats what it was considering the fact that there is one living down by the IFSC and the bird that flew overhead sounded like a falcon does on the telly, and had a falcon silhouette, and was gone prettyRead more