Dora Dousse a tout ce qu'elle peut vouloir. Mais tout ne suffit pas. Elle veut plus, plus, PLUS ! Quand Dora déclare vouloir un CRUC, un problème se pose : qu'est-ce qu'un CRUC ? M. et Mme Dousse sont prêts à tout pour que leur fille chérie soit comblée. Ils iront même jusqu'à visiter les terribles coffres-forts de la grande bibliothèque, afin d'explorer les pages poussiéreuses du mystérieux Monstrepedia. Leur quête désespérée les mènera dans les profondeurs de la jungle la plus primitive, un territoire effrayant où se vivent les créatures les plus rares. Mais trouveront-ils jamais un Cruc ?
Le père de Frank, accusé d'avoir conduit une voiture lors du braquage d'une banque, croupit en prison. Frank élabore un plan audacieux afin de le faire sortir, le temps d'une nuit, pour que tous deux rapportent l'argent volé à son propriétaire.
Mais le grand patron du crime, le pervers Mr Big les laissera-t-il aller au bout de cette bonne action ?À partir de 8 ans.
The fifth screamingly funny novel from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children''s author in the country, now available in paperback. From the bestselling author of Gangsta Granny and Demon Dentist comes another hilarious, action-packed and touching novel - the story of a little girl called Zoe. Things are not looking good for Zoe. Her stepmother Sheila is so lazy she gets Zoe to pick her nose for her. The school bully Tina Trotts makes her life a misery - mainly by flobbing on her head. And now the evil Burt from Burt''s Burgers is after her pet rat! And guess what he wants to do with it? The clue is in the title... From the author that is being called ''a new Roald Dahl'', Ratburger is not to be missed!
Vous connaissiez peut-être les pires enfants du monde ?
Préparez-vous à en rencontrer dix autres... encore pires.
Entre Gaston, le bébé glouton qui mange tout ce qui lui passe sous le nez jusqu'à devenir gros comme un immeuble, André le gâté qui exige de fêter son anniversaire tous les jours, quitte à payer des enfants pour jouer le rôle des amis, et Stella la superstar, qui chante comme une casserole mais serait prête à tout pour devenir célèbre...
Vous allez être servis !
À partir de 8 ans
Welcome to the Midnight Gang! Midnight is the time when all children are fast asleep, except of course for... the Midnight Gang. That is when their adventures are just beginning... When Tom gets hit on the head by a cricket ball, he finds himself at Lord Funt Hospital, and is greeted by a terrifying-looking porter. Things go from bad to worse when he meets the wicked matron in charge of the children''s ward... But Tom is about to embark on the most thrilling journey of a lifetime! The Midnight Gang tells an extraordinarily heartwarming and, of course, funny story of five children on a hospital ward - and on a quest for adventure! It is a story of friendship and magic - and of making dreams come true. Readers are set to be utterly spellbound by this heartfelt story that will bring magic to everyone.
Read David Walliams'' latest bestselling children''s book, Bad Dad , a fast and furious adventure for boys and girls aged 7-12. Beautifully illustrated by artistic genius Tony Ross. David Walliams'' riches-to-rags story will have you on the edge of your seat and howling with laughter! Bad Dad is a fast and furious, heart-warming new children''s book about a father and son on an adventure - and a thrilling mission to break an innocent man into prison . . . It''s a high-speed cops-and-robbers adventure with heart and soul about a father and son taking on the villainous Mr Big - and winning! Dads come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. There are fat ones and thin ones, tall ones and short ones. There are young ones and old ones, clever ones and stupid ones. There are silly ones and serious ones, loud ones and quiet ones. Of course, there are good dads, and bad dads . . . Bestselling author David Walliams raced to the top of the book charts once again with Bad Dad , his tenth children''s novel. Now available in paperback!
Go back in time with No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams for a whizz-bang epic adventure of action, laughter and secret plots - and the extraordinary friendship between a little boy and a huge gorilla that just might save the day...
1940. Britain is at war with Nazi Germany.
Eleven-year-old Eric spends his days at the place that makes him most happy: London Zoo. And there''s one animal in particular he loves: Gertrude the gorilla.
With bombs falling all over London, Eric must rescue Gertrude.
Together with his Uncle Sid, a keeper at the zoo, the three go on the run. But while hiding out at the seaside they uncover a top-secret Nazi plot...
Join David Walliams on this action-packed, laugh-out-loud adventure for all the family!
The eighth novel from NUMBER ONE bestselling author, David Walliams - now available in paperback! Jack''s Grandpa... *wears his slippers to the supermarket *serves up Spam a la Custard for dinner *and often doesn''t remember Jack''s name But he can still take to the skies in a speeding Spitfire and save the day... An exquisite portrait of the bond between a small boy and his beloved Grandpa - this book takes readers on an incredible journey with Spitfires over London and Great Escapes through the city in a high octane adventure full of comedy and heart. Illustrated by the award-winning Tony Ross.
The second original, touching, twisted, and most of all hilarious novel for children from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children's author in the country - beautifully illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Fly into a fiery and fantastical future with No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams, in an epic adventure of myth and legend, good and evil, and one small boy who must save the world... Illustrated by the artistic genius Tony Ross! It is 2120 and London is in ruins. The young Prince Alfred has never known a life outside Buckingham Palace - but when strange goings-on breach its walls and stalk the corridors in the dead of night, he is thrust into a world of mystery, adventure and monsters. And when his mother, the Queen, is dragged away to the Tower of London, Alfred must screw up his courage and battle to save her, himself... and the entire city. In a future of myths and legends, join the bestselling David Walliams and venture forth into his most enthralling tale yet!
From No. 1 bestselling children''s author, David Walliams comes his biggest and most epic adventure yet! Illustrated by the artistic genius Tony Ross. This is the story of a ten-year-old orphan and a 10,000-year-old mammoth... Read all about it! Read all about it! ICE MONSTER FOUND IN ARCTIC! When Elsie, an orphan on the streets of Victorian London, hears about the mysterious Ice Monster - a woolly mammoth found at the North Pole - she''s determined to discover more... A chance encounter brings Elsie face to face with the creature,and sparks the adventure of a lifetime - from London to the heart of the Arctic! Heroes come in all different shapes and sizes in David Walliams'' biggest and most epic adventure yet!
Au Pôle Nord, une demoiselle ourse polaire bronze tranquillement sur la banquise, entre dégustation de poissons et siestes. Mais quand elle se réveille, catastrophe ! Son bout d'iceberg s'est cassé et elle dérive loin du pôle. Pire encore, l'océan se réchauffe et provoque la fonte de son radeau de fortune. Intrépide, elle parvient à nager sur une île... peuplée d'ours bruns qui, effrayés par son pelage blanc, la prennent pour un monstre bizarre. Heureusement, derrière les quiproquos, l'amour n'est jamais loin...
À partir de 4 ans
The new children''s book from No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams - a timeless adventure illustrated by artistic genius, Tony Ross.
On a volcanic island, in the middle of shark-infested waters, stands The Cruel School. The lessons are appalling, the school dinners are revolting and the teachers are terrifying - especially the mysterious Science teacher Doctor Doktur.
When Larker is sent to the school, she quickly realises something very odd is going on... something involving Doctor Doktur, a pair of strange spectacles, and a ''Monsterfication Machine''. And ultimately she finds herself face to face with a real life Megamonster.
There seems to be no escape - but for Larker, nothing is impossible...
Aujourd'hui, M. Joyeux a décrété une « journée des animaux de compagnie » : chaque enfant peut amener son animal à l'école ! Les gerbilles, gros chats et autres chiens se pressent gentiment dans la cour, lorsque Miranda, une petite fille qui ne fait rien comme les autres, débarque avec Gédéon, son python géant ! Contre toute attente, le gros serpent s'avère fort sympathique et se plie en quatre pour amuser les enfants.
Mais Mademoiselle Boulotte, la terrible directrice, ne voit pas cela d'un bon oeil et confisque les animaux...
The new children''s book from No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams - a fantastically funny tale illustrated by artistic genius, Tony Ross. WELCOME TO THE ISLE OF MULCH... This little island is home to a large number of horrible grown-ups. The school, the local park, the toy shop and even the island''s ice-cream van are all run by awful adults who like nothing more than making children miserable. And the island is owned by the most awful one of all - Aunt Greta Greed! Something needs to be done about them. But who could be brave enough? Meet Ned - an extraordinary boy with a special power. SLIMEPOWER!
Millions of young readers have loved the World''s Worst Children tales - now they will revel in this delightfully dreadful collection of the most gruesome grown-ups ever: The World''s Worst Teachers . From the phenomenally bestselling David Walliams and illustrated in glorious colour by the artistic genius, Tony Ross. Think your teachers are bad? Wait till you meet this lot. These ten tales of the world''s most splendidly sinister teachers will have you running for the school gates. Dr Dread teaches science and is half man, half monster... Watch out for the ghastly Miss Seethe. She is ALWAYS furious - and she''s on a detention rampage. And as for Phobe, he''s a teacher with a real difference. He is bone-shakingly terrified of... children! Millions of children have loved the World''s Worst Children - now they will revel in this delightfully dreadful collection of the most gruesome grown-ups ever, The World''s Worst Teachers. Brought to you by number one bestselling author, David Walliams, with every story illustrated in glorious colour by artistic genius, Tony Ross.
The new children''s book from No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams - a deliciously daft Tall Story of a child who had everything, but still wanted more. Illustrated by artistic genius, Tony Ross.
Meet the Meeks!
Myrtle Meek has everything she could possibly want. But everything isn''t enough. She wants more, more , MORE! When Myrtle declares she wants a FING, there''s only one problem... What is a FING?
Mr and Mrs Meek will do anything to keep their darling daughter happy, even visit the spooky library vaults to delve into the dusty pages of the mysterious Monsterpedia . Their desperate quest leads to the depths of the jungliest jungle where the rarest creatures can be found. But will they ever find a FING?
An explosively funny, totally surreal Tall Story about two perfectly nice parents and their unbelievably monstrous daughter from the phenomenal bestselling author David Walliams.
From the world''s favourite author, David Walliams - ten cautionary tales and a delightfully dreadful cast of characters; all in a gorgeously gifty FULL COLOUR format! Are you ready to meet the World''s Worst Children? Five beastly boys and five gruesome girls! - Like Sofia Sofa - a TV super-fan so stuck to the sofa that she''s turning into one! - Or Dribbling Drew - a boy whose drool gets him into trouble on a school trip! - And not forgetting Blubbering Bertha - a girl who bawls and tells terrible tales! Also featuring a special appearance from fan-favourite Raj! From Number One bestselling author David Walliams comes this collection of wickedly funny, deliciously mischievous tales, illustrated in glorious colour by the artistic genius Tony Ross.
From Number One bestselling picture book duo, David Walliams and Tony Ross, comes this ssssspectacularly funny picture book for children of 3 and up. Miranda loves to be different, and on Bring-your-pet-to-school Day she introduces everyone to her very DIFFERENT pet... Penelope the snake. Miss Bloat the headmistress doesn''t think snakes should be allowed in school. But Penelope has other ideas... Introducing a spectacularly slithery new picture book packed with mischief and mayhem from two superstars!
From the phenomenal number-one bestseller David Walliams comes another collection of more hilariously horrible children! Illustrated in glorious and gruesome colour by artist genius, Tony Ross, these stories will appal and delight young readers. Just when you thought it was safe to go back to your bookshelf, 10 more horrendously hilarious stories about the absolute worst children ever! From ten-year old Hank and his endless pranks on his poor, long-suffering family, to Tandy and her titanic tantrums - this brand new collection is the perfect companion to World''s Worst Children books 1 and 2 and an ideal gift for the worst children in your life! This compendium of catastrophically horrid boys and girls is brought to you by the phenomenal number-one bestseller David Walliams, and every story is illustrated in glorious and gruesome colour by the artistic genius Tony Ross. 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the publication of David Walliams'' first novel, The Boy in the Dress.
The brand-new HEARTWARMINGLY HILARIOUS children''s picture book from NUMBER ONE bestselling David Walliams. Illustrated by artistic genius Tony Ross.
Meet Geronimo - the baby penguin who has one dream and one dream only - and that is to fly!
But everyone knows penguins can''t fly... or can they?
With a little help from his dad and friends, baby Geronimo discovers that even the wildest of dreams can come true.
A delightfully topsy-turvy book with an uplifting message about following your dreams - another blockbusting classic from David Walliams and Tony Ross!
There are lots of funny pictures of penguins in this book, but please note any mention of ''free'' penguins on the back cover is a joke and as such should be taken lightly.
The new children''s book from No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams - an extraordinarily brilliant and rollicking mystery adventure illustrated by artistic genius, Tony Ross, and the sequel to the much-loved and bestselling Gangsta Granny .
Ben is getting used to life without his beloved granny. She was a cabbage enthusiast, a Scrabble partner... and an international jewel thief known as The Black Cat. Now, only the memory of their extraordinary adventure to steal the Crown Jewels lives on. Then something inexplicable happens. World-famous treasures are stolen in the dead of night and the clues point to none other than The Black Cat? But that''s impossible...?
Expect the unexpected in this wonderfully entertaining and laugh-out-loud adventure, which will have readers on the edge of their seats as they join Ben on his quest to unravel the mystery of the return of The Black Cat.
This first ever sequel from David Walliams will delight new fans, as well as the millions of readers that have loved Gangsta Granny .
Cuddle up and laugh with this heart-warming and hilarious picture book from number-one bestselling author David Walliams, gloriously illustrated by the awesome Adam Stower!
One morning, deep in the forest, a beautiful baby panda was born. The panda was different to all the others, as he had dazzling orange fur.
''I will call you Marmalade,'' his mummy whispered. . .
Meet Marmalade, the little panda who goes on a big adventure as he sets off to explore the forest one day to find where he belongs. Along the way, he meets all sorts of animals . . . until he sees he has come full circle and is back home with his mum, which is where he always did belong, of course!
This gorgeous and endearing story is a celebration of family love, being yourself and finding your place in the world. It is the perfect story to share with your special someone - big or little.
BE WARNED! AWFUL ANIMALS LURK INSIDE...
Millions of readers have loved The World''s Worst Children , The World''s Worst Teachers and The World''s Worst Parents - now they will delight in this ludicrously laugh-out-loud collection of pets, brought to you by the phenomenal Number One bestselling author David Walliams, with every story illustrated in vibrant colour by Adam Stower.
These ten tales of the world''s craziest creatures will have you shaking with laughter. You''ll never look at pets in the same way again!
Marvel at Houdini, the magician''s rabbit. Take a trip around the world with Zoom, the supersonic tortoise. Gasp at the chaos created by Griselda, a grizzly bear with a big secret. And RUN FOR YOUR LIVES! It''s Furp, the monstrous goldfish!
Good pets, bad pets, supervillain pets, pets as big as a house and pets that could eat you in one gulp - these are the most hilarious and horrendous animals around.
David Walliams was most recently Children''s #1bestseller for six weeks withGangsta Granny Strikes Again!(TCM chart: from 20 Nov 2021)