Code Name Bananas: The hilarious and epic children’s book from multi-million bestselling author David Walliams
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Shy, gentle, peaceful animals, they live in the forests of central, sub-Saharan Africa, including Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda. His books have now been translated into 40+ languages, and also include picture books illustrated by Tony Ross. He has gone on to take the children’s literary world by storm, dominating sales charts and twice winning the National Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year. As bombs rain down on the city, orphan boy Eric forms an extraordinary friendship with a remarkable gorilla: Gertrude. 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.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. The David Williams books are exciting and engaging and never fails to impress with the brilliant content and illustrations.
Eleven-year-old Eric lives in London during World War II, where the Blitz means that bombs fall on the city all the time. Consenting to these technologies will allow us to process data such as browsing behaviour or unique IDs on this site. Together with his Uncle Sid, a keeper at the zoo, Eric and the gorilla embark on an epic adventure across London and to the seaside – but they haven’t escaped just yet. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance. These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site.Sometimes, though, people felt safer sleeping on the platforms of London’s underground (Tube) train stations – it’s thought there were about 180,000 ‘Tubites’ in the capital each night. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. Subsequently, have bought most of the DW books for the kids and see them reading the books repeatedly, which has been a good diversion from being hooked onto gadgets.