Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada: The Big Friendly Giant

The giant from Roald Dahl's children's book was carved from a 15-foot-tall log by Ryan Cook in 2017.

Duncan Bay Mini-Storage

3823 Island Hwy, Campbell River, BC, Canada
Duncan Bay Mini-Storage. On the north side of Hwy 19/Island Hwy just west of its intersection with Garfield Rd.
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The Big Friendly Giant

Outside of a U-Haul dealer in Campbell River on Vancouver Island, the Big Friendly Giant from Roald Dahl's 1982 book is preserved in wood.

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The 15-foot-tall giant was not petrified or mummified, but carved from a big log by Ryan Cook in 2017.

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