The Big Friendly Guide THE BFG IN CINEMAS JULY 22
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Which giant are you? Gobblefunk glossary The Big Friendly Word Search Giants pull-out poster Colour in Sophie and the BFG! Make your own dream jar Colour the giants Win a fantastic BFG goody-bag!
y r o t s The Sophie
The BFG is the exciting tale of a young girl named Sophie (played by B ritish newcomer Ruby Barnhill) and the mysterio us Giant – The BFG (played by Oscar winner M ark Rylance) who introduces her to the wonder s and perils of Giant Country. Two of the wor ld’s greatest storytellers – Roald Dahl and S teven Spielberg – unite to bring Dahl’s beloved cla ssic to life.
? u o y e r a t n a i g h c i h W Take the quiz Do you like to think you are the smartest of your friends? A. B. C. D.
No, I think it is good to be humble. Muscles are more important than brains. I know what I need to know! It’s better to be the peacemaker than to be a smarty pants.
How tall are you? A. I am the shortest in my family but I am kinder than all the rest! B. I am the tallest and like to tower over other people. C. I am quite tall and thin! D. I am not tall compared to others but I like to be the best.
Do you like to eat vegetables? A. B. C. D.
They don’t taste very nice but I eat them anyway. No way! I am a meat eater for sure. No vegetables here! Are you kidding me?
A. The BFG The friendliest of all giants! He is gentle, caring He may look scaryand to some humanscharming. but he is the kindest and gentlest of the giants.
Height – 24 feet Scariness – 1/10 Imagination – 6/10 Leadership – 5/10
C. Manhugger The thin and slowest moving giant. He does the least of anyone and thinks only of himself.
Height – 51 feet Scariness – 7/10 Imagination – 3/10 Leadership – 2/10
Are you a good leader?
A. I’ve never thought about it – I stick to myself. B. Oh yes! I am the boss of everyone. C. I’m not the top dog but I like to feel I am ahead of most. D. I’m not the big boss but I am very competitive.
How scary are you? A. You might think I look scary but I am gentle at heart. B. I am the meanest and scariest of them all! C. Not the scariest but pretty scary! D. You wouldn’t want to meet me on a dark night.
Do you like to use your imagination? A. B. C. D.
Absolutely. Nope – brawn before brain! I like to think I am imaginative! I do my best.
B. Fleshlumpeater He’s the brutal, bullying leader – he has a VERY bad temper and is always hungry.
Height – 52 feet Scariness – 9/10 Imagination – 1/10 Leadership – 9.5/10
D. Gizzardgulper The jock of the giants – the most competitive! But he’s also the peacemaker of the group.
Height – 39 feet Scariness – 8.5/10 Imagination – 5/10 Leadership – 7.5/10
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A Concise GOBBLEFUNK Glossary
ar to The BFG speaks in Gobblefunk â€“ his own unique language! It is comprised of silly words that are simil words found in English language but are used when ordinary words just wonâ€™t do. See how well you can speak it!
biffsquiggled: to be bewildered bish: to ruin bogrotting: rotten buckswashling: swashbuckling
bugwhiffles: stuff bungswoggling: thumping bunk-doodling: inspiring buzzwangles: more stuff
chatbag: chatterbox chiddler: child crackling: cracking crodswinkled: messed up
What is you
darksome: dark delumptious: yummy diddly: unique dillions: lots of disastrophe: catastrophe disgustable: disgusting duper: super
fizzcockler: sweeties fantabulous: fabulous fibbling: lying flavory-savour y: tasty foulsome: horrid frumptious: scrummy
giganticus: very big gloriumptious: terrific glummy: tasty glumptious: yummy gobwangles: candies grobswitchy: tasty grumptious: nasty gruncious: awful gungswiggled: mixed-up
hipswitch: speedy hopscotchy: cheerful hushy quiet: silent
jumpsquiffling: massive jumpsy: jumpy
kicksy: rich kiddles: children lickswishy: yummy liplickers: sweets
look-see: to take a peek luscious: tasty
midgy: tiny muggled: confused mushious: tasty
phizz-whizzing: fantastic plexicated: complicated propsposterous: ridiculous
quaggy: soggy quelchy: messy quicksy: very fast
rambunctious: rude redunculous: stupid repulsant: disgusting rootle: to find rotsome: rotten
schnozzles: noses scrotty: stupid scrumdiddlyumptious: delicious
splendiferous: brilliant spliffling: terrific splongy: chewy squibbling: writing squiffing: tremendous squishious: floppy squizzled: misshapen
thingalingaling: a you-knowwhat
tip-toppling: out of this world
ucky-mucky: messy umpossible: ridiculous
whiffling: whizzing whipple-scumptious: gorgeous
whiz-banger: the very best whoopsey-splunkers: splendid
wondercrump: absolutely fantastic
The Big Friendly Word Search!
Find the giants and practise your Gobblefunk by seeing if you can find the 12 muddled up words!
Bloodbottler Bogrotting Diddly Duper Fibbling Ickypoo Manhugger Midgy Quaggy Schnozzles Scrotty Wondercrump
Escape the giants!
Can you help Sophie make her way through the Snozzcumber maze before the giants can catch her?
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S T N A I G E H T T E E M
Childchewer Height 43ft Scariness 9/10 Imagination 6/1 0 Leadership 5/1 0
Manhugger Height 51ft-6â€? Scariness 7/10 Imagination 3/10 Leadership 2/10
Height 43ft /10 Scariness 9 n 6/10 Imaginatio 5/10 Leadership
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Height 52ft ariness 9/1 0 gination 1/ 10 ership 9.5/ 10
Height 43ft Scariness 6/10 Imagination 6/10 Leadership 8.5/10
Scariness 7.5/10 Imagination 9/10 Leadership 7/10
The BFG Height 24ft Scariness 1/10 Imagination 6/10 Leadership 5/10 IN CINEMAS JULY 22
Colour in Sophie and The BFG!
Make your own Dream Jar!
Dream Jars are where The BFG keeps the good dreams that he mixes before he delivers them to children using his giant trumpet. Here is a step-by-step guide on how you can make your very own!
YOU WILL NEED:
π 1x jam jar (don’t forget the lid!) π Cotton balls or cotton wool uring π 3-4 colours of acrylic paint or food colo π Cups and pencil (for mixing paint) fun!) π Glitter and sparkly stars (optional, but π Water
jam 1. Start by placing 4-5 cotton balls in the a jar, using a pencil to poke them flat. For extr sparkle, sprinkle glitter and sparkly stars inbetween each layer. ut 3-4 2. Fill a cup half with water and place abo . squirts of paint or food colouring in each Mix the water and paint until the colour apof the cotton pears, then pour it on top balls. Continue this process layer by layer with different colours. You can experiment with what happens when you use more or less cotton balls on each layer. 3. Finish your Dream Jar by gluing the lid tight to avoid getting ucky-mucky!
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