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By David Walliams, Illustrated by Adam Stower

Go back to the Space Race with No.1 bestselling author David Walliams for a breathless cinematic adventure full of mystery, action, laughs and surprises – and a secret that could change the course of history…

America. The 1960s.

Stuck on a remote farm with her awful aunt, twelve-year-old orphan Ruth spends every night gazing at the stars, dreaming of adventure.

One night she spots a flying saucer blazing across the sky… before crash-landing in a field. When the spaceship opens and reveals a mysterious alien, all Ruth’s dreams come true.

But does this visitor from another planet have a giant secret?

Spaceboy is a hilarious and action-packed tale for readers in any solar system.

David Walliams was most recently Children’s #1 bestseller with The World’s Worst Pets (TCM chart: 30 April 2022)

Format: Paperback
Ageband: from 8
Release Date: 09 Nov 2023
Pages: 368
ISBN: 978-0-00-858881-6
Price: £7.99 (Export Price) , £7.99, €None
David Walliams is a literary phenomenon whose books have sold more than 50 million copies worldwide and have been translated into fifty-five languages.Adam Stower is an author and illustrator, who has collaborated with David Walliams on several of his books for children.

”'An epic adventure that’s out of this world as a space-obsessed girl in 1960s America spots a flying saucer in trouble” - Waterstones Best Books of the Year 2022


”'Dahl finally has a worthy successor” - Telegraph

”'His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air” - Sun

”'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

”'Charming, funny” - The Times

”'Has a lovely, Dahlian fluency to it” - Time Out