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Code Name Bananas: The hilarious and epic new children's book from multi-million bestselling author David Walliams in 2020 Paperback – 12 November 2020
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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!
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Meet the hilarious characters from Code Name Bananas!
"Every secret military operation needs a code name..."
A must-have gift for David Walliams’s readers, Code Name Bananas is a rip-roaring, action packed, page-turning adventure to capture the imaginations of children across the globe!
David Walliams said, "This book is an epic comedy adventure set in World War II with an animal at the centre of the story. I hope children will fall in love with Gertrude the gorilla. There is plenty of humour, action and excitement to delight even the most reluctant reader."
Eric and Gertrude embark on a daring adventure across 1940s London, and together they explore...
- London Zoo!
- Hyde Park!
- Victoria Station!
- London Bridge!
- And all the way to Bognor Regis!
PRAISE FOR DAVID WALLIAMS:
“Dahl finally has a worthy successor” – Telegraph
“Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air” – The Sun
‘[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
The hilarious and epic children’s book from multi-million bestselling author David Walliams
- Publisher : HarperCollins GB (12 November 2020)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 480 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0008454299
- ISBN-13 : 978-0008454296
- Reading age : 7 - 12 years
- Dimensions : 13.5 x 3.6 x 21.6 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: 483 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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However I am disappointed in amazon for reducing the price of the book the day after sending off all the pre-orders! They will not catch me again!
All the other DWalliams Hardbooks have Shiny pages in colour so I am a little concern if this an original and not a copy. So I am returning this