Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Best Book of the Decade. A World Book Day 'Recommended Read' for 2011. Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010. Galaxy Children's Book Award shortlist 2010.The second original, touching, twisted, and most of all hilarious novel for children by David Walliams and beautifully illustrated by Quentin Blake. "Mr Stink stank. He also stunk. And if it was correct English to say he stinked, then he stinked as well…” It all starts when Chloe makes friends with Mr Stink, the local tramp. Yes, he smells a bit. But when it looks like he might be driven out of town, Chloe decides to hide him in the garden shed. Now Chloe's got to make sure no one finds out her secret. And speaking of secrets, there just might be more to Mr Stink than meets the eye… or the nose.
The second original, touching, twisted, and most of all hilarious novel for children by David Walliams -- beautifully illustrated by Quentin Blake. Mr Stink stank. He also stunk. And if it was correct English to say he stinked, then he stinked as well! It all starts when Chloe makes friends with Mr Stink, the local tramp. Yes, he smells a bit. But when it looks like he might be driven out of town, Chloe decides to hide him in the garden shed. Now Chloe's got to make sure no one finds out her secret. And speaking of secrets, there just might be more to Mr Stink than meets the eye! or the nose.
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
Mrs Lisa Young, Hutton Primary, Lockerbie: I thoroughly enjoyed Mr Stink and enjoy David Walliam's humour. It is great to read a book that approaches difficult social issues with family life that everyone can relate to!
Clair Mathewson, Dulwich College, London: The boys in my class thoroughly enjoyed reading the extract from Mr Stink - a fabulous story!
Tanya Lochery, St Peter's Catholic Primary, Stalybridge: The children really enjoyed this book!an excellent book that I would recommend to other children in years 5 and 6.
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
|Publication date:||27th May 2010|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Year Groups:||Key Stage 2|
|Topics:||General Fiction, Humorous|
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 ...More About David Walliams