The Boy in the Dress by David WalliamsThe Boy in the Dress by David Walliams

The Boy in the Dress

byDavid Walliams

Paperback | July 21, 2015

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The sparkling debut children's novel from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children's author in the country, with sparkling new cover look to tie in with later books.Dennis was different.Why was he different, you ask?Well, a small clue might be in the title of this book.Charming, surprising and hilarious - The Boy in the Dress is everything you would expect from the co-creator of Little Britain. David Walliams's beautiful first novel will touch the hearts (and funny bones) of children and adults alike.
David Walliams - comedian, actor and author - continues to take the children's literary world by storm. His tenth novel, BAD DAD, was an immediate number one, following the triumph of THE MIDNIGHT GANG, the biggest-selling children's book of 2016. WORLD'S WORST CHILDREN 2, which published in early 2017, spent four weeks at industry num...
Title:The Boy in the DressFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pagesPublished:July 21, 2015Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0007279043

ISBN - 13:9780007279043

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Family loss A great book dealing with family loss and being different. Had a great message and covered grief and loss well.
Date published: 2018-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the Best First Books David Walliams' first book and is a stunning debut. I read most of the others after this delightful and inspiring story about a boy who wants to be more than just what others want him to be.
Date published: 2018-06-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The boy in the dress It is a heart warming story of a twelve year old boy who just lost his mother.He wanted to be different so he and Lisa did something no boy would ever dream of doing ...
Date published: 2015-10-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not so much I usually like David Walliam's books, but I thought this one was a bit boring. The just didn't grab me and it wasn't funny.
Date published: 2015-10-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cool It is a-ma-zing -amazing $ 1'000 5 stars I just simpley love it
Date published: 2015-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Boy in dress Iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii lllllooovvvvveeeed iiiiiiit so cooolll it is fnniiuj _
Date published: 2015-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVED IT Itwas AMAZEBALLS but it needs a preview because good books like this cost a fortune and dont even have a preview. Thanks for reading xx Mia-Grace
Date published: 2015-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Review on the boy in the dress I thought that this book was amazing to read, with lots of funny and intersting parts to it, i would defenately recommend this book to a friend. I have read several david walliams books now and thay have all been fantastic
Date published: 2015-01-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from What i think I thought it was nice because Dennis won the school match but then it was sad because Dennis mum died and he got suspended from the school. That is what I think about The Boy In The Dress
Date published: 2014-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Boy in the dress Brilliant well written book. Love your books David Walliams.
Date published: 2014-04-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Epic :-) This is the best book Walliams has written! It's more interesting and not as sad as his other books. You should definitely read this! :-D
Date published: 2013-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The boy in the dress This book by David Williams was amazing. I loved the part where Dennis went to school as Denise. I also liked the part where Dennis' dad watched him play football:-)
Date published: 2013-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic!!!!! I love the way David Williams writes about him writing the book.
Date published: 2013-06-08

Editorial Reviews

'[Walliams' books] are brilliantly, beautifully and seemingly effortlessly written . Mr Dahl finally has a worthy successor' Telegraph'Walliams understands something crucial about children and stories' Metro"A great comic tale. Walliams is a natural wit" - Evening Standard"Well written, funny, touching" - Observer"A passionate celebration of individuality" - Telegraph"Believable characters and a story that's original and intriguing" ***** - Heat"Charming, funny" - The Times"Has a lovely, Dahlian fluency to it" - Time Out