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HarperCollins Publishers (AU)
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Awful Auntie Kindle Edition
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|Length: 417 pages||Word Wise: Enabled||Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled|
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|Age Level: 9 - 12|
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PRAISE FOR DAVID WALLIAMS:
“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, Guardian
"A triumphant mix of wit and warmth" – Telegraph Books of the Year
"Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air" – Sun--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
David Walliams continues to take the literary world by storm. His tenth novel, BAD DAD, was an immediate number one, following the triumph of THE MIDNIGHT GANG, the biggest-selling children’s book of 2016. THE WORLD’S WORST CHILDREN 2, spent four weeks at industry number one.
David’s books have now exceeded 100 non-consecutive weeks at children’s number one, and have been translated into 53 languages, selling more than 35 million copies worldwide.
Tony Ross was born in London in 1938. He 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 Hugo and the Wicked Winter was published in 1972. 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.
- ASIN : B00JZBR3DW
- Publisher : HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (25 September 2014)
- Language : English
- File size : 155595 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 417 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: 50,521 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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This is an unremarkably good book by classic author David Williams. I really enjoyed reading this and I was kind of sad when I finished reading this, I can even say this is the best book in the whole universe because of the technique David William uses.
This book is about a girl who lost both of her parents in a terrible car accident. Her auntie is the worst auntie I’ve ever heard, I can even feel through the book because of the word that David Williams use is really amazing it is not a hard word like substantiation which means bad. I think this book must be in the history of classic books in the future. This book is made out of thousands of fabulous ideas of David Williams that I can’t even think of. My favourite part of this book is the part when the girl meets the ghost because the dialogue of the girl and the ghost is so funny and I love it.
This is really amazing book for about 6~11 years old. In my opinion, this is the best book by David Williams because it has everything that good book needs like fabulous ideas, words and story. Through this book, I have learned how lucky I am with both of my parents and have enough money to live, I think kind of feeling is really important and it is hard to feel when you think this is normal but this book can tell it all. This is really good book and I think that is why it has a movie too.
Finally, I just want to say that this book is fantastic but I recommend buying this as Audiobook because you can actually hear and see the story. But overall this book is superb.
Thank you for reading this
Top reviews from other countries
While we have enjoyed other David Walliams books such as Gangsta Granny, Mr Stink and The Midnight Gang we found that Awful Auntie along with Demon Dentist are our favourites. It is packed with great descriptions like Stella's scream in terror when Stella met Soot. David Walliam's character descriptions are awesome and we really like Soot and all of the other characters. In this book Stella had to solve the mystery of her parents' death as well escaping from Awful Auntie. Tony Ross pictures' looked old fashioned and added to the story. We love the way that David Walliams added Gibbon to the story to make it funnier. Saxby Hall was a great setting for the story because it's a mansion with lots of rooms and grounds. This book is suitable for boys and girls aged 8 and upwards. Younger children might get scared or not understand.
He read quickly but it is emotional and little bit scary book. In starting it shows my son was upset and emotional when Stellas parents died and auntie puts her in cellar..
David Williams books are mostly depends on imaginary stories. Whenever kids start reading his books the take a lot interst and finished very quickly.
In this book his illustrate Tiny Ross did well. Some books has movies as well so kids enjoyed a lot if they already read so my son asked if this story book movie released.
David William books are worthy, not only kids enjoyed elders as well.