David Walliams is back on the shelf at your local booksellers with a new fantastically funny, and gooey, tale for your young reader.
Following on from other gloriously inventive stories including ‘The Ice Monster’ and ‘Fing’, Slime is a great opportunity to step into the wonderful world of David Walliams’ imagination.
Welcome to the Isle of Mulch…
Slime is set on the lsle of Mulch which is home to a large number of awful adults who like nothing more than making children miserable. And the island is owned by the most awful one of all – Aunt Greta Greed! Something needs to be done about them. But who could be brave enough? Meet Ned!
Ned has lived on Mulch all his life and whilst trying to get his own back on his trickster sister, Jemima, he discovers one of the great mysteries of the world – slime! What is it? Who is it? Where does it come from? And how does Ned use slimepower to take on the horrible grown-ups of Mulch?
Slime is an action-packed adventure in which David’s incredible imagination brings to life a gloriously gloopy character who sets off with the most extraordinary of heroes, Ned, on the most fantastical adventure.
Inventive characters bought to life
David has again teamed up with the talented illustrator Tony Ross who has peppered the book with witty illustrations that vividly bring the diverse range of characters to life and combined with the gloriously imaginative language, your 7 years + readers will be enthralled and entertained.
Swish – Swash – Swoosh – Woomph – Boing – Splurt – Squealch – Slimeado!
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 37 million copies, and his books translated into fifty-three languages. Collectively across his titles, David has celebrated fifty-five weeks (non-consecutive) at number one in the overall book charts and more than 150 weeks (non-consecutive) at number one in the children’s charts – an achievement no other children’s writer has reached.
Endlessly inventive and bursting with laugh-out-loud Walliams humour, Slime is available now at all good book retailers.
Find out more about the book here.
Written by Kidspot for HarperCollins.