Stella Saxby is the sole heir to Saxby Hall. But awful Aunt Alberta and her giant owl will stop at nothing to get it from her. Luckily Stella has a secret – and slightly spooky – weapon up her sleeve…
Make some space on your bookshelves for David Walliams' tenth children’s novel!! Bad Dad is all about a father and son who take on the villainous Mr Big. It’s a riches to rags story that will have you on the edge of your seat and roaring with laughter. Here's a little flavour of the novel, in David Walliams' own words. “Bad Dad is about a boy named Frank whose dad is thrown into prison for driving the getaway car in a bank robbery. Frank hatches a daring plan to break his father out of prison for the night so they can put the stolen money back. But will the evil crime boss Mr Big stop them?”
Joe has a lot of reasons to be happy. About a billion of them, in fact. You see, Joe's rich. Really, really rich. He's got his own bowling alley, his own cinema, even his own butler who is also an orang-utan. He's the wealthiest twelve-year-old in the land. Yes, Joe has absolutely everything he could possibly want. But there’s just one thing he really needs: a friend…
Code Name Bananas
Code Name Bananas is a whizz-bang epic action adventure for all the family! 1940. Britain is at war with Germany. As bombs rain down on the city, orphan boy Eric forms an extraordinary friendship with a remarkable gorilla: Gertrude. Eric spends his days at the place that makes him most happy: London Zoo. But when the zoo is no longer safe Eric must go on an epic adventure to rescue Gertrude. Together with his Uncle Sid, a keeper at the zoo, the three go on the run. But while hiding out at the seaside they uncover a top-secret plot . . . escape the clutches of evil villains . . . and in the end they save the day! David Walliams said, "This book is an epic comedy adventure set in World War II with an animal at the centre of the story. I hope children will fall in love with Gertrude the gorilla. There is plenty of humour, action and excitement to delight even the most reluctant reader."
Darkness had come to the town. Strange things were happening in the dead of night. Children would put a tooth under their pillow for the tooth fairy, but in the morning they would wake up to find… a dead slug; a live spider; hundreds of earwigs creeping and crawling beneath their pillow. Evil was at work. But who or what was behind it…? The jaw-achingly funny, Number One bestselling novel from David Walliams. Make your appointment if you dare…
David Walliams fans, get ready for a treat! David's brand new book Fing is a delightfully daft story with laugh-out-loud Walliams fun on every page! What is a FING? Meet the Meeks! Librarians Mr and Mrs Meek will do anything to keep their darling daughter, Myrtle Meek, happy. But it's not enough for Myrtle, who always wants more, more, more! When Myrtle declares that she wants a FING, there's only one problem...WHAT IS A FING? Mr and Mrs Meek's hilarious quest to find a Fing takes them from the forbidden vaults of the library, through the pages of a mysterious book called The Monsterpedia, and to the furthest corners of the jungle! But will they ever find a Fing...? David Walliams says "I wanted to write a story just to make children laugh, and nothing else. I think this is my funniest book, and I hope it will appeal to young readers and reluctant readers everywhere."
Another hilarious and moving novel from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children’s author in the country. A story of prejudice and acceptance, funny lists and silly words, this new book has all the hallmarks of David’s previous bestsellers. Our hero Ben is bored beyond belief after he is made to stay at his grandma’s house. She’s the boringest grandma ever: all she wants to do is to play Scrabble, and eat cabbage soup. But there are two things Ben doesn’t know about his grandma. 1) She was once an international jewel thief. 2) All her life, she has been plotting to steal the Crown Jewels, and now she needs Ben’s help…
Grandpa’s Great Escape
Many years ago Grandpa was a World War II flying ace. But when he is sent to old folk's home Twilight Towers - run by sinister Matron Swine - it's up to Grandpa and his grandson, Jack, to plot a daring escape. Little do they know the wicked matron is onto them... In his old age Grandpa has become confused. He believes he is back in World War II when he was an RAF Spitfore pilot. Only one person can understand him: his grandson Jack. Together, they embark on the adventure of their lives.
The second original, touching, twisted, and most of all hilarious novel for children from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children's author in the country - beautifully illustrated by Quentin Blake. "Mr Stink stank. He also stunk. And if it was correct English to say he stinked, then he stinked as well..." It all starts when Chloe makes friends with Mr Stink, the local tramp. Yes, he smells a bit. But when it looks like he might be driven out of town, Chloe decides to hide him in the garden shed. Now Chloe's got to make sure no one finds out her secret. And speaking of secrets, there just might be more to Mr Stink than meets the eye... or the nose.
RATBURGER is the story of a little girl called Zoe. Things are not looking good for Zoe. Her stepmother Sheila is so lazy she gets Zoe to pick her nose for her. The school bully Tina Trotts makes her life a misery – mainly by flobbing on her head. And now the evil Burt from Burt’s Burgers is after her pet rat! And guess what he wants to do with it? The clue is in the title… This screamingly funny Number One bestseller from David Walliams is not to be missed!
WELCOME TO THE ISLE OF MULCH… Home to a large number of awful adults who like nothing more than making children miserable. And the island is owned by the most awful one of all – Aunt Greta Greed! Something needs to be done about them. But who could be brave enough? Meet Ned! Ned has lived on Mulch all his life and whilst trying to get his own back on his trickster sister, Jemima, he discovers one of the great mysteries of the world – slime! What is it? Who is it? Where does it come from? And how does Ned use slimepower to take on the horrible grown-ups of Mulch? David Walliams’ legion of fans will delight in an enthralling read that finally unearths the legend of the origins of slime. David Walliams said: “All children love slime, so I hope they will love this book too. It tells the story of how slime was created, and a boy uses it to wreak revenge on some nasty grown-ups.”
The Beast of Buckingham Palace
David Walliams' The Beast of Buckingham Palace is his most epic adventure ever! London is in ruins, the people are hungry, and darkness has fallen across the land. Prince Alfred, a poorly and bookish child, has never left the safety of Buckingham Palace. But now there are strange goings on inside the palace walls – and Alfred’s life is about to change forever. In the dead of night something terrible stalks the corridors. When Alfred’s beloved mother the queen is dragged off to the Tower of London, the boy must summon all his courage to embark on an epic quest to save her… and the entire world. Travel forward in time for a fantastical adventure – a story of myth and legend that will enthral you right to its thrilling end. David Walliams said, “This book is a real departure for me. It is a science-fiction fantasy adventure set in London one hundred years in the future. I hope my readers will love coming on this magical journey with me.”
The Boy in the Dress
Dennis was different Why was he different, you ask? Well, a small clue might be in the title of this book… Surprising and hilarious, THE BOY IN THE DRESS is the amazing first book from David Walliams. Guaranteed to touch the hearts (and funny bones) of everyone!
The Ice Monster
David Walliams fans, are you ready for an absolute MAMMOTH of an adventure? The Ice Monster is David's biggest and most epic adventure yet! This is the story of a ten-year-old orphan and a 10,000-year-old mammoth… Read all about it! Read all about it! ICE MONSTER FOUND IN ARCTIC! When Elsie, an orphan on the streets of Victorian London, hears about the mysterious Ice Monster – a woolly mammoth found at the North Pole – she’s determined to discover more… A chance encounter brings Elsie face to face with the creature, and sparks the adventure of a lifetime – from London to the heart of the Arctic! Heroes come in all shapes and sizes in David Walliams’ biggest and most epic adventure yet!
The Midnight Gang
David Walliams’ bestselling children’s book, THE MIDNIGHT GANG, is a story of friendship, theatre and magic – and of making dreams come true. When the clock strikes midnight most children are fast asleep, but for the Midnight Gang the journey is just beginning. This extraordinary story of five children in a wonderfully inventive and eccentric hospital setting promises to take fans from around the globe on an unmissable midnight adventure. Full to the brim with heart-warming characters and witty humour, The Midnight Gang is sure to be a Walliams classic.