Joe has a lot of reasons to be happy. About a billion of them, in fact.You see, Joe's rich. Really, really rich. Joe's got his own bowling alley, his own cinema, even his own butler who is also an orangutan. He's the wealthiest twelve-year-old in the land.Yes, Joe has absolutely everything he could possibly want. But there's just one thing he really needs: a friend...Ages: 9+
Praise for BILLIONAIRE BOY: "A triumphant mix of wit and warmth" -- Telegraph Books of the Year "Guaranteed to appeal to youngsters ! definitely another hit for Walliams." -- Express 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 "A joy" Time Out "A delight from start to finish! a new Roald Dahl" The Times "Even adults will find themselves chuckling at this outstanding book. And the illustrations rock!" Heat 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
DAVID WALLIAMS is an actor and writer best known for his work with Matt Lucas in the multi-award-winning sketch show Little Britain. His debut children's novel, The Boy in the Dress, was published in 2008 to unanimous critical acclaim. Since then, his second book, Mr Stink, has gone on to receive similar plaudits, while growing an already devoted fanbase. The Boy in the Dress and Mr Stink were both shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, and Mr Stink was one of Amanda Craig's Children's Books of the Year in the Times.