Written exclusively for Comic Relief 2015 by David Walliams. From Number One bestselling picture book duo, David Walliams and Tony Ross, comes this spectacularly funny story for children of 3 and up.
A bored queen.
A birthday wish.
An outrageous orang-utan.
Everything’s about to go bananas!
Written by David Walliams as an exclusive children’s picture book especially for Comic Relief David will be giving all of his proceeds from the book to the charity. The illustrator, Tony Ross, will waive his royalties and HarperCollins UK will also donate all profits from the publishing of the book at least 3 from each copy sold will go to Comic Relief.
PRAISE FOR ‘FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOON’:
“TV star David Walliams is as adept at writing for the under-fives as for older children. Pre-schoolers will roar with laughter at The First Hippo on the Moon… ” – Daily Express
“Part Aesop, part Spike Milligan… this is rollicking stuff. With heart and great illustrations by Tony Ross.” – Big Issue
PRAISE FOR DAVID WALLIAMS:
“No one has any business being as talented as David Walliams. He is one of the few comic actors who is actually funny, and is now the genius writer of ridiculously over-the-top and utterly delightful children’s books…” – Spectator
“I absolutely love David Walliams's books. In a few more years they will become classics.” – Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole
“a new Roald Dahl” – The Times
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