Number One bestselling author David Walliams presents his first picture book, illustrated by artistic genius Tony Ross... What's big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! Introducing a magnificently warm and funny picture book from two remarkable talents.
About the Author
Since 2008 David Walliams has taken the children's literary world by storm. His most recent books, Demon Dentist, Ratburger and Gangsta Granny currently dominate the UK charts (Bookscan, March 2014). Today, David is the fastest growing children's author in the UK. His books have been translated into 30+ languages and sold over 3 million copies in the UK alone. This is David's first picture book.
Tony Ross went to art school in Liverpool and has since worked as a typographer for design and advertising agencies. His cartoons have appeared in Punch, Town, Time and Tide and the News of the World. His first book was published in 1972 and Tony has since written over 100 books and illustrated over 2000! Two of his creations, Towser and The Little Princess have been turned into TV series. Tony lives in Wales.
PRAISE FOR DAVID WALLIAMS'S FICTION:
"A pleasure to read. A beguilingly funny, original and thought-provoking tale... hilarious" - Amanda Craig, The Times
"I absolutely love David Walliams's books. In a few more years they will become classics." - Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole
"A triumphant mix of wit and warmth" - Telegraph Books of the Year
"a new Roald Dahl" - The Times
"Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air" - The Sun
PRAISE FOR TONY ROSS'S PICTURE BOOKS:
"Children's favourite Tony Ross triumphs again" - The Times
" Tony Ross is a master at capturing the humour in childhood" - Books Magazine
"Hilarious and a godsend to parents" - Daily Mail
"A must for any parent and child" - Guardian
"Brilliant touches of characterisation and silliness" - Books for Keeps