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. But Joe isn't happy. Why not? Because he's got a billion pounds...and not a single friend. But then someone comes along, someone who likes Joe for Joe, not for his money. The problem is, Joe's about to learn that when money is involved, nothing is what it seems. The best things in life are free, they say - and if Joe's not careful, he's going to lose them all...
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Since 2008 David Walliams has taken the children's literary world by storm. His most recent book RATBURGER, immediately went to no.1 in the children's chart, while the PB of his previous title, GANGSTA GRANNY, currently dominates the UK charts and has sold over 100,000 PBs on top of 370,000+ HBs and 36,000 ebooks (Bookscan July 2013). Today, David is the fastest growing Children's author in the UK. His books have been translated into 30+ languages and sold over 2 million copies in the UK alone.About the Author:
David Walliams is currently the fastest growing Children's author in the UK. His books have been translated into over 25 languages and have sold over one million copies in the UK alone. His fourth book, GANGSTA GRANNY, and his fifth book, RATBURGER, both immediately went to number 1 in the children's bestseller chart. Walliams' books have achieved unprecedented critical acclaim, often drawing comparisons to those of his all-time hero, Roald Dahl.
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Book Description HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Tony Ross (illustrator). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hillarious, Joe Spud, the richest 12-year-old in the world, has everything he wants but what he really needs is a friend. Bookseller Inventory # 007293
Book Description HarperCollins Children's Books, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007371047
Book Description HarperCollins Children's Books, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007371047