Winner of the Children's Book of the Year at the Specsavers National Book Awards 2014.
From number one bestselling author David Walliams comes another heartfelt but hilarious hoot of an adventure Stella Saxby is the sole heir to Saxby Hall. But awful Aunt Alberta and her giant owl will stop at nothing to get it from her. Luckily Stella has a secret - and slightly spooky - weapon up her sleeve...
Heir to Saxby Hall, Stella wakes up one day to find her parents gone and her evil Aunt Alberta in charge. Aunt Alberta wants the Hall and will do anything to get it. Can Stella stop her? Another hilarious story full of Walliams’ madcap humour.
PRAISE FOR DAVID WALLIAMS:
'A pleasure to read. A beguilingly funny, original and thought-provoking tale... hilarious' Amanda Craig, The Times
'I absolutely love David Walliams's books. In a few more years they will become classics.' - Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole, Guardian
'A triumphant mix of wit and warmth' - Telegraph Books of the Year
'Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air' - Sun
Publication date: 25/09/2014
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||25th September 2014|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
DAVID WALLIAMS is an actor and writer best known for his work with Matt Lucas in the multi-award-winning sketch show Little Britain. His debut children's novel, The Boy in the Dress, was published in 2008 to unanimous critical acclaim. Since then, his second book, Mr Stink, has gone on to receive similar plaudits, while growing an already devoted fanbase. The Boy in the Dress was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, and Mr Stink was one of Amanda Craig's Children's Books of the Year in the Times.More About David Walliams