Grandmamma and the BFG

Bronagh Newman's illustration for Grandmamma and the BFG.Written by Mavis Gulliver, illustrated by Bronagh Newman
Inspired by The BFG

 

The BFG shook his head so hard that the breeze from his ears sent grandmamma flying.

“Most totally unpossible,” he said as he picked her up and popped her into his waistcoat pocket. “My dreams is for tiddly childers. They is not for oldy human beans with prunefuls of winkles and goldilocks as grey as bodgers’ bottoms.”

“Please,” she coaxed. “Just one phizzwizard for a box of peaches and a real live elephant.”

“You is tempting me,” said the BFG, “but no promises and no kiddling. I wants to see peaches and elefunts before I decides if they’s worth it.”

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2 thoughts on “Grandmamma and the BFG

  • September 2, 2016 at 8:38 am
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    Update from Mavis Gulliver
    Bronagh has now moved to Islay High School and on the 1st of September I told the first year pupils about the Roald Dahl Centenary and I returned Bronagh’s original picture, suitably framed, to her.

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  • September 3, 2016 at 4:04 pm
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    Fabulous language! (And a brilliant illustration.) What a great concept to take up with kids.

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