This July The BFG will make his big screen debut along with Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and clever Sophie. I can't wait to see it! If you can't wait either, try spending some time with these other scrumdiddlyumptious Dahl classics made into movies:
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Who doesn't love the story of Charlie Bucket—the boy with the golden ticket? Charlie's trip to Willy Wonka's chocolate factory has been adapted for the big screen twice, once in 1971's Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory and again in 2005's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Fantastic Mr. Fox: Mr. Fox is the slickest trickster around. He slyly feeds his family at the expense of the nasty farmers Boggis, Bunce and Bean. The movie version of Fantastic Mr. Fox is as sleek as Mr. Fox himself.
James and the Giant Peach: When James is orphaned, he is sent to live with his two miserable old aunts but he makes an escape thanks to a moment of kindness and a little bit of magic. If you loved the book, check out the movie version of James and the Giant Peach.
The Witches: What would you say if I told you that witches are really really nasty and really don't like children? You'd probably want to read more about them! If you do, as a book or a movie The Witches is spooky good fun.
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