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Code Name Bananas

Written by David Walliams

Illustrated by Tony Ross

Adventure Stories Featured Books for 9+ readers Humorous

Code Name Bananas Synopsis

Go back in time with No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams for a whizz-bang epic adventure of action, laughter and secret plots - and the extraordinary friendship between a little boy and a huge gorilla that just might save the day...

1940. Britain is at war with Nazi Germany.

Eleven-year-old Eric spends his days at the place that makes him most happy: London Zoo. And there's one animal in particular he loves: Gertrude the gorilla.

With bombs falling all over London, Eric must 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 Nazi plot...

Join David Walliams on this action-packed, laugh-out-loud adventure for all the family!

Code Name Bananas Press Reviews

PRAISE FOR DAVID WALLIAMS:

Dahl finally has a worthy successor

- Telegraph

Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air

- The Sun

'[Walliams' books] are brilliantly, beautifully and seemingly effortlessly written ... Mr Dahl finally has a worthy successor' Telegraph

'Walliams understands something crucial about children and stories' Metro

A great comic tale... Walliams is a natural wit

- Evening Standard

Well written, funny, touching

- Observer

A passionate celebration of individuality

- Telegraph

Believable characters and a story that's original and intriguing

***** - Heat

Charming, funny

- The Times

Has a lovely, Dahlian fluency to it

- Time Out

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ISBN: 9780008305833
Publication date: 05/11/2020
Publisher: HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008305833
Publication date: 5th November 2020
Author: David Walliams
Illustrator: Tony Ross
Publisher: HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 480 pages
Suitable for: 9+ readers
Genres: Adventure Stories, Humorous

About 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 ...

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