Sophie is terrified of him at first but after a while Sophie starts to understand that beyond his sheer size and the huge size of his ears, there is a gentle heart. (Steven Spielberg on The BFG)
If we all act together, we can fight the power, and we can take the chickens from the landowners, yes we can! (Jarvis Cocker on Fantastic Mr Fox)
About the Author
Roald Dahl (Author)
Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains THE WORLD'S NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER.
Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
Quentin Blake has illustrated more than three hundred books and was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. In 1980 he won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted for services to illustration.