The Beast of Buckingham Palace
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The Beast of Buckingham Palace

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Description

Destined to be the most wanted book this Christmas, Walliams weaves a richly imaginative fantasy adventure that is vividly brought to life with Tony Ross’s stunning illustrations.

The year is 2120. London is in ruins, the people are hungry and darkness has fallen across the world. Prince Alfred, a sickly boy of twelve, has never known life outside Buckingham Palace. But evil forces are at work, and soon Alfred must do battle with the King of the Beasts – the Griffin…

Walliams’s legions of fans will be enthralled by this page-turning tale of myth, magic and the most Machiavellian of villains.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 464 pages
  • 135 x 216 x 40mm | 600g
  • HarperCollins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0008262179
  • 9780008262174
  • 1,026

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PRAISE FOR DAVID WALLIAMS:


"Dahl finally has a worthy successor" - Telegraph


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

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 languages.

Born in London, Tony Ross went to art school in Liverpool. His cartoons have appeared in famous publications the world over. His first book, Hugo and the Wicked Winter, was published in 1972. Tony has since written over 100 books and illustrated over 2000!

David and Tony have worked on seven bestselling picture books together, and thirteen of David's phenomenally successful children's novels. David and Tony also collaborated on the 2017 World Book Day title, BLOB, and on the blockbuster collections The World's Worst Children 1, 2 and 3, The World's Worst Teachers and The World's Worst Parents.
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Rating details

2,055 ratings
4.29 out of 5 stars
5 56% (1,142)
4 26% (533)
3 13% (266)
2 4% (78)
1 2% (36)
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