The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams

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The sparkling debut children’s novel from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children’s author in the country.

Illustrated by Quentin Blake and brilliantly written by David Walliams, The Boy in the Dress is full of the sharp humour and vivid characters you would expect from the co-creator and co-star of Little Britain.

It is also a timeless and hilarious fable about what happens when an ordinary boy does something extraordinary – and the way that people, even the petty and cruel, can surprise you in the end. Quentin's illustrious black and white drawings are interspersed throughout, forming a perfect accompaniment to this funny and touching story.


About David Walliams

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Since 2008 David Walliams has taken the children’s literary world by storm. His most recent book RATBURGER, immediately went to no.1 in the children’s chart, while the PB of his previous title, GANGSTA GRANNY, currently dominates the UK charts and has sold over 100,000 PBs on top of 370,000+ HBs and 36,000 ebooks (Bookscan July 2013). Today, David is the fastest growing Children’s author in the UK. His books have been translated into 30+ languages and sold over 2 million copies in the UK alone.
Published June 25, 2009 by HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks. 242 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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She drives them to matches, shouts from the sidelines and heaps disproportionate praise on her son, much - of course - to his embarrassment.

Nov 14 2008 | Read Full Review of The Boy in the Dress

The Bookbag

You can read more book reviews or buy The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams and Quentin Blake at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Google play and .

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Suite 101

David Walliams tackles many issues relevant to children in this delightful story of a boy who dares to be different.

Oct 21 2013 | Read Full Review of The Boy in the Dress

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