The World of David Walliams CD Story Collection The Boy in the dress/Mr Stink/Billionaire boy/Gangsta granny/Ratburger by David Walliams
  

The World of David Walliams CD Story Collection The Boy in the dress/Mr Stink/Billionaire boy/Gangsta granny/Ratburger

Written by David Walliams
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The World of David Walliams CD Story Collection The Boy in the dress/Mr Stink/Billionaire boy/Gangsta granny/Ratburger by David Walliams

Five screamingly funny stories from number one bestselling children's author David Walliams, in this big, bumper CD boxset, performed by the King of Comedy himself. THE BOY IN THE DRESS - Dennis's very ordinary life is about to get a lot more extraordinary. Why? There's a clue in the title of this book...MR STINK - When Chloe decides to hide a homeless man in her garden shed, she discovers there's more to Mr Stink than meets the nose...GANGSTA GRANNY - Like most grannies, Ben's has white hair, false teeth...and is an international jewel thief too! BILLIONAIRE BOY - Joe has a lot of reasons to be happy. About a billion dollar's worth of them, in fact. There's just one thing he doesn't have - a friend...RATBURGER - Can Zoe keep her beloved pet rat safe from the clutches of dastardly Burt of Burt's Burgers and his dubious burger-making machine?

Reviews

PRAISE FOR DAVID WALLIAMS: A pleasure to read. A beguilingly funny, original and thought-provoking tale... hilarious Amanda Craig, The Times I absolutely love David Walliams's books. In a few more years they will become classics. - Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole A triumphant mix of wit and warmth - Telegraph Books of the Year a new Roald Dahl - The Times Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air - The Sun

About the Author

David Walliams

David Walliams is fast becoming a global phenomenon in the world of children’s literature – his ability to wow fans is unprecedented with global sales over 14.1 million.

His most recent fiction title, The World’s Worst Children, published on 19th May 2016 sold over 340,000 copies in the UK alone. It went straight to No. 1 on release where it stayed for 4 weeks and also concurred Children’s Books charts, where it stayed at No.1 for 7 weeks. Internationally sales continue to thrive, The World’s Worst Children also went straight to No. 1 in the Australian children’s chart and remained there for three consecutive weeks and reached the No. 1 in the overall book chart in New Zealand.

This follows on from the success of Grandpa’s Great Escape, Awful Auntie, Demon Dentist, Ratburger and Gangsta Granny. All went straight to Children’s number one on release with Gangsta Granny and Billionaire Boy selling over a million copies to date.

Mr Stink, Gangsta Granny, The Boy in the Dress and Billionaire Boy have all been adapted into TV comedy dramas. David’s books have also been made into theatre productions including Mr Stink, Gangsta Granny, Ratburger and The First Hippo on the Moon.

Added to all this, David’s books have achieved unprecedented critical acclaim: Awful Auntie, Ratburger and Demon Dentist won the National Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year and in France David was awarded the popular Tamtam for Mr Stink and the prestigious Le Prix Du Livre De La Jeunesse for Ratburger, so it comes as no surprise that countless broadsheet reviewers have compared David to his all-time hero, Roald Dahl.

As a brand, The World of David Walliams continues to grow: export sales have increased by 77% year on year with growth in every single market and David’s books are published in over 49 languages.

‘Little Britain’, which he co-created with Matt Lucas, started on Radio 4 and soon progressed to BBC1. The show has won numerous international awards including three BAFTAs, and now plays in over 100 countries. ‘Little Britain Live’ performed to a million people in the UK, Ireland and Australia. David and Matt followed ‘Little Britain’ with the hugely popular spoof airport documentary series 'Come Fly With Me'.

David has proved himself as a dramatic actor in BBC2's 'Capturing Mary' with Dame Maggie Smith, in BBC1's Agatha Christie series 'Partners In Crime', as Frankie Howerd in the biopic ‘Rather You Than Me’ for BBC4, and on the stage in Harold Pinter’s 'No Man’s Land' starring alongside Sir Michael Gambon. He received the Comedy Award at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for his performance as Bottom in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ directed by Michael Grandage.

His film credits also include The Look of Love, directed by Michael Winterbottom, Great Expectations directed by Mike Newell, Dinner For Schmucks with Steve Carell and Paul Rudd and directed by Jay Roach, Run Fat Boy Run directed by David Schwimmer and starring Simon Pegg, and Stardust directed

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Format

CD-Audio
Running Time: 14 minutes
Interest Age: From 9

Author

David Walliams
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Author's Website

https://www.worldofdavidwal...

Publisher


www.harpercollins.co.uk

Publication date

26th September 2013

ISBN

9780007536351


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