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Demon Dentist by David Walliams
  

Demon Dentist

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Winner of the Specsavers National Book Awards 2013 Children’s Book of the Year Best-selling David Walliams hits gold again in this hilarious story about something deeply evil in the unattractive world of teeth. Alfie has rotten teeth and he hates the ghastly ancient dentist Mr Erstwhile. But if he is bad, Miss Roots who insists on being called Mummy, is a whole lot more sinister. When a wasps’ nest, cat pooh, a dirty old verruca sock and other disgusting things are found under children’s pillows in exchange for the teeth they have left out for the tooth fairy, Alfie and his friends know something must be done! Tony Ross’s illustrations give life to Walliams’s grotesque characters and their evil actions. ~ Julia Eccleshare

Ann-Janine Murtagh, Publisher of HarperCollins Children’s Books, says “David is on top form with this gloriously original and flamboyantly dark new tale. With all the hallmarks of a Walliams classic, David’s imaginative flair takes readers on an epic adventure with a super-villain so rotten, fans will get hooked from page one.”

If you like David Walliams you might also like to read books by Sue Townsend.


The Good Book Guide logo The Good Book Guide Review. Strange things are happening: children putting their teeth under their pillows at night are getting a very nasty surprise when they wake – not money, but slugs, spiders and earwigs! This uproarious tale of uncovering the culprit will delight young readers. (Ages 7-11)
~ The Good Book Guide

Synopsis

Demon Dentist by David Walliams

The new jaw-achingly funny novel from David Walliams, the number one bestselling author! Make your appointment if you dare...Darkness had come to the town. Strange things were happening in the dead of night. Children would put a tooth under their pillow for the tooth fairy, but in the morning they would wake up to find...a dead slug; a live spider; hundreds of earwigs creeping and crawling beneath their pillow. Evil was at work. But who or what was behind it...? Read this book and find out!

Reviews

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

A triumphant mix of wit and warmth - Telegraph Books of the Year

a new Roald Dahl - The Times

Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air - The Sun

About the Author

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.

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Publication date

26th September 2013

Author

David Walliams

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Publisher

HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Hardback
448 pages
Interest Age: From 9 years

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Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9780007453566

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