I've started reading this with my daughter and we are just a few chapters in. Sophie has just met the Giant and he's talking about how other giants eat people and how they crunch their bones up (eeewww!!) and she was a bit taken aback by this (as was I, frankly!!) Is it like this throughout - does Sophie ever get into danger from other giants? I don't want to carry on reading it to her if it's going to be like that as she'll be disturbed by it.
yes. Sophie is in danger sometimes, and you know how Roald Dahl styled his writing - there is no dumbing down. It's a bit much if you have a sensitive soaul (although ds1 is thrilled at the Twits sinking into themselves, bbut the twits aren't very likeable!)