A hilarious, touching and extraordinary new fable from the author of The Boy in the Dress and Mr Stink. Joe has a lot of reasons to be happy. About a billion of them, in fact. You see, Joe's rich. Really, really rich. Joe's got his own bowling alley, his own cinema, even his own butler who is also an orangutan. He's the wealthiest twelve-year-old in the land. Yes, Joe has absolutely everything he could possibly want. But there's just one thing he really needs: a friend...
David Walliams, geb. 1971 in Surrey, Südengland. Schauspieler, Autor, Comedian. Bekannt wurde er durch die Fernsehserie 'Little Britain'. Er erhielt zahlreiche Preise. David Walliams is an actor, writer, active fundraiser and - above all - he's a world class comedian who knows how to make us laugh. He performed in and co-wrote the phenomenally successful Little Britain and Come Fly with Me with Matt Lucas, and recently appeared as a popular judge alongside Simon Cowell on Britain's Got Talent. He has performed many feats of endurance for charity, and won over the entire country when he swam the Thames for Sports Relief.
"A triumphant mix of wit and warmth" - Telegraph Books of the Year "Witty, warm and enjoyable" - Daily Express "David William's third book for children is a neat combination of hilarity and morality in the best spirit of the master story-teller of the genre, Roald Dahl" - Julia Eccleshare