The Beast Of Buckingham Palace - David Walliams (Paperback)
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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.
- 11 Dec 2019
- Supply Source
- Paperback / softback
- HarperCollins Publishers
- Number of Pages
- 216 x 135 x 35mm (216g)
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!
- General Subject
- Children's Fiction
- BISAC Subject 2
- Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic
- BISAC Subject 3
- Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
- BISAC Subject 4
- Juvenile Fiction / Legends, Myths, Fables / General
- BISAC Subject 5
- Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
- BIC Classification 1
- Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)
- BIC Classification 2
- Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)
- Library Subject 1
- JUVENILE FICTION / Dystopian
- Dewey Classification
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! His creations Towser and The Little Princess have been turned into TV series.
David and Tony have worked on six bestselling picture books together, and nine 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.
"Dahl finally has a worthy successor" - Telegraph
"Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air" - The Sun