The BFG (short for "The Big Friendly Giant") "is a 1982 children's book written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake. It is an expansion of a short story from Dahl's 1975 book Danny, the Champion of the World. The book is dedicated to Dahl's late daughter, Olivia, who died of measles encephalitis at age seven in 1962. As of 2009, the novel has sold 37 million copies in UK editions alone.
An animated television adaptation was released in 1989 with David Jason providing the voice of the BFG and Amanda Root as the voice of Sophie. It has also been adapted as a theatre performance. A live-action adaptation directed by Steven Spielberg was released in theaters on July 1, 2016..."
The BFG "is a 2016 American fantasy adventure film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg and written by Melissa Mathison,
based on the 1982 novel of the same name by Roald Dahl...
In the film, an orphan human girl befriends a benevolent giant, dubbed the "Big Friendly Giant", who takes her to Giant Country,
where they attempt to stop man-eating giants that are invading the human world."