Billionaire Boy

By (author) Walliams, David
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By (author) Walliams, David; Illustrated by Ross Tony
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A hilarious, touching and extraordinary new fable from David Walliams, number one bestseller and one of the fastest growing children’s author across the globe.


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A hilarious, touching and extraordinary new fable from David Walliams, number one bestseller and one of the fastest growing children’s author across the globe.

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…


Review quote

"A triumphant mix of wit and warmth" – Telegraph Books of the Year

"Witty, warm and enjoyable" – Daily Express

“David William’s third book for children is a neat combination of hilarity and morality in the best spirit of the master story-teller of the genre, Roald Dahl” – Julia Eccleshare


Biographical note

David Walliams has revolutionised reading for children and has become one of the most influential children’s writers today. Since the publication of his ground-breaking first novel, The Boy in the Dress (2008), Walliams has seen unprecedented growth with global sales exceeding 45 million copies, and his books translated into 55 languages. Collectively across his titles, David has celebrated 70 weeks (non-consecutive) at number one in the overall book charts and more than 200 weeks (non-consecutive) at number one in the Children’s charts – an achievement no other children’s writer has reached.
 
Born in London, Tony Ross went to art school in Liverpool. His cartoons have appeared in famous publications the world over. His first book, Hugo and the Wicked Winter, was published in 1972. Tony has since written over 100 books and illustrated over 2000!


Feature

• The third hilarious book from the author of Mr Stink and The Boy in the Dress

•The HB sold an incredible 30k HBs in under 2 months leading up to Christmas and was the 3rd bestselling fiction HB

• Both The Boy in the Dress and Mr Stink were shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, and illustrated by Quentin Blake

• Billionaire Boy HB contained a high profile competition to win the chance to spend a day in London as a billionaire and meet David Walliams!

• Check out www.billionaireboybook.com to find out more about the competition winners

• Also available: THE BOY IN THE DRESS 978-0-00-727904-3 and MR STINK 978-0-00-727906-7

Competition: Wonder; Wimpy Kid; Harry Potter; Nevermoor; Code Name Bananas. Roald Dahl; Liz Pichon; Jeff Kinney; Tom Fletcher; R J Palacio; Julian Clary; J. K. Rowling


More Information
Author By (author) Walliams, David
Date Of Publication Jun 9, 2011
EAN 9780007371082
Contributors Walliams, David; Ross Tony
Publisher Harpercollins Children's Books
Languages English
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Width 129 mm
Height 198 mm
Thickness 21 mm
Product Forms Paperback / Softback
Audience Age From 9 to 12
Authors David Walliams
Availability in Stores ABC Dbayeh, ABC Verdun, ABC Achrafieh, Global
Weight 0.260000
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