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.Review:
"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
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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 # P110007371047
Book Description HarperCollins Children's Books. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0007371047 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0002721
Book Description HarperCollins Children's Books, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007371047