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The BFG lets loose a Whizzpopper...for the Queen of England. She takes it in stride.
Queen: I think, on the whole...I prefer the bagpipes.
The maid, Mary's reaction to seeing the BFG.
Followed by the military leaders' reaction,
" At least that...".Beat (BFG looking calmly at them)
The nightmare the BFG releases among the giants and the giants' subsequent reactions to it.
Dahl's narration is funny as always. One line from right after Sophie is kidnapped from her room by the BFG reads, more or less: "And if you can think of anything more terrifying than that happening to you in the middle of the night, let's hear about it."