David Walliams has revolutionised reading for children and 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 40 million copies, and his books translated into 53
Quentin Blake is one of the best-loved storytellers in the world. His books include dozens of modern classics and he has collaborated with an incredible range of authors, perhaps most famously Roald Dahl. Quentin was appointed the first UK Children's Laureate in 1999, was created CBE in 2005, and received a knighthood for 'services to illustration' in the New Year's Honours for 2013.
“A pleasure to read. A beguilingly funny, original and thought-provoking tale… hilarious” Amanda Craig, The Times "The story is an inventive joy." – The Daily Telegraph “a delight from start to finish… a new Roald Dahl” – The Times