London: Jonathan Cape, 1982. [Children's classic] UNCORRECTED PROOF of the FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 13cm), pp.224. With frequent in-text illustrations by Quentin Blake. Publisher's printed red wraps. Lightly handled only; a near fine copy. The story of Sophie's adventures with the Big Friendly Giant, bursting with strange and quite dubious-sounding victuals such as fizzy Frobscottle and the revolting Snozzcumber. Basis for the 1989 animation starring Sir David Jason, and more recently the 2016 live-action film by Steven Spielberg. Item #53191
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