‘Walliams balances high comedy with an emotional message’ Daily Mail
‘Walliams does comedy with profound, genuine heart’ Guardian
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.
About the author
David Walliams has revolutionised reading for children and has become one of the most influential children’s writers today. Since the publication of his ground-breaking first novel, The Boy in the Dress (2008), Walliams has seen unprecedented growth with global sales exceeding 45 million copies, and his books translated into 55 languages. Collectively across his titles, David has celebrated 70 weeks (non-consecutive) at number one in the overall book charts and more than 200 weeks (non-consecutive) at number one in the Children’s charts – an achievement no other children’s writer has reached.Born in London, Tony Ross went to art school in Liverpool. His cartoons have appeared in famous publications the world over. Tony has written over 100 books and illustrated over 2000! David and Tony have worked on seven bestselling picture books together, the World’s Worst series of story collections and 16 phenomenally successful novels.
- PRAISE FOR DAVID WALLIAMS:
- “I absolutely love David Walliams’s books … they will become classics.” Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole
- “Dahl finally has a worthy successor” Telegraph
- “Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air” The Sun