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The Boy in the Dress

Written by David Walliams

Illustrated by Quentin Blake

The Boy in the Dress Synopsis

The sparkling debut children's novel from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children's author in the country. 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 - The Boy in the Dress is everything you would expect from the co-creator of Little Britain. David Walliams's beautiful first novel will touch the hearts (and funny bones) of children and adults alike.

The Boy in the Dress Press Reviews

`[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

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007279036
Publication date: 1st October 2008
Author: David Walliams
Illustrator: Quentin Blake
Publisher: HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 240 pages

About David Walliams

David Walliams - comedian, actor and author - continues to take the children's literary world by storm. His tenth novel, BAD DAD, was an immediate number one, following the triumph of THE MIDNIGHT GANG, the biggest-selling children's book of 2016. WORLD'S WORST CHILDREN 2, which published in early 2017, spent four weeks at industry number one and eight weeks at the top of the children's chart. They have achieved unprecedented critical acclaim - and RATBURGER, DEMON DENTIST and AWFUL AUNTIE have all won the National Book Awards Children's Book of the Year. David's books have now exceeded 100 non-consecutive weeks in the children's number-one ...

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