The Boy in the Dress
Written by David Walliams
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Shortlisted for Roald Dahl's Funny Prize 2009.
Touching, funny and full of insight, this tender story tells how Dennis decides that everyone does not have to be the same. Bravely, he decides to do something completely different. Taking a risk he reinvents himself and begins to see the world in a whole new way. Quentin Blake’s illustrations capture the exhilarating liberation that Dennis feels.
The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams
The sparkling debut children's novel from David Walliams, co-creator and co-star of the multi-award-winning Little Britain. Dennis was different. Why was he different, you ask? Well, a small clue might be in the title of this book! Charming, surprising and hilarious.
Praise for THE BOY IN THE DRESS:
A great comic tale! Walliams is a natural wit - Evening Standard
Charming, funny, with lovely illustrations by Quentin Blake- The Times
Well written, funny, touching - Observer
Believable characters and a story that's original and intriguing ***** Heat
Charming, surprising and hilarious -- everything you would expect from David Walliams **** Look Magazine
A passionate celebration of individuality - Telegraph
I was surprised by how tender and kind Walliams' first book for children is ! A touching story - Independent on Sunday
Praise for MR STINK:
A pleasure to read. A beguilingly funny, original and thought-provoking tale! Hilarious! - Amanda Craig, The Times
Comic genius! A joy for kids both big and small - Edinburgh Evening News
A funny and very readable book - Financial Times
Mrs Lisa Young, Hutton Primary, Lockerbie: I thoroughly enjoyed Mr Stink and enjoy David Walliam's humour. It is great to read a book that approaches difficult social issues with family life that everyone can relate to!
Clair Mathewson, Dulwich College, London: The boys in my class thoroughly enjoyed reading the extract from Mr Stink - a fabulous story!
Tanya Lochery, St Peter's Catholic Primary, Stalybridge: The children really enjoyed this book!an excellent book that I would recommend to other children in years 5 and 6.
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