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The Boy in the Dress (Hardback)
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The Boy in the Dress (Hardback)

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Hardback 240 Pages / Published: 01/10/2008
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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.

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.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007279036
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 380 g
Dimensions: 222 x 141 x 23 mm


MEDIA 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

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“It's not a picture book !”

The reveiws that compare this book to Roald Dahl must be written by people who can't read. Just because Quentin Blake did the pictures doesn't make the book similar.

It's O.K. though. The writing is... More

Paperback edition
7th June 2012
Helpful? Upvote 76

“This book is brilliant and amazing.”

I really liked this book. I read it with my mum before bed each night and every time we got to an end of a chapter I started saying "NO NO NO NO NO NO KEEP GOING" because I wanted to know what was going to... More

Paperback edition
13th March 2013
Helpful? Upvote 67

“Compelling!”

This book is good for all ages! Even adults would find this book amazing because it is a story which can be perceived so differently and it really tells the most amazing story. It is in a Roald Dahl style sort of way... More

Paperback edition
27th December 2012
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