The Ice Monster

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title The Ice Monster
Authors and Contributors      By (author)   David Walliams
Illustrated by   Tony Ross
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Pages:496
Dimensions(mm): Height 198,Width 129
ISBN 9780008164706
ClassificationsDewey:823.92
Audience
Children / Juvenile

Publishing Details

Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins
Publication Date 18 November 2019
NZ Release Date 18 November 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom

Description

From No. 1 bestselling children's author, David Walliams comes his biggest and most epic adventure yet! Illustrated by the artistic genius Tony Ross. This is the story of a ten-year-old orphan and a 10,000-year-old mammoth... Read all about it! Read all about it! ICE MONSTER FOUND IN ARCTIC! When Elsie, an orphan on the streets of Victorian London, hears about the mysterious Ice Monster - a woolly mammoth found at the North Pole - she's determined to discover more... A chance encounter brings Elsie face to face with the creature, and sparks the adventure of a lifetime - from London to the heart of the Arctic! Heroes come in all different shapes and sizes in David Walliams' biggest and most epic adventure yet!

Author Biography

David Walliams has revolutionised reading for children and 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 32 million copies, and his books translated into 53 languages. Born in London, Tony Ross went to art school in Liverpool. His cartoons have appeared in famous publications the world over. His first book, Hugo and the Wicked Winter, was published in 1972. Tony has since written over 100 books and illustrated over 2000! His creations Towser and The Little Princess have been turned into TV series. David and Tony have worked on six bestselling picture books together, and nine of David's phenomenally successful children's novels. David and Tony also collaborated on the 2017 World Book Day title, BLOB, and on the blockbuster collections, The World's Worst Children 1, 2 and 3.

Reviews

PRAISE FOR DAVID WALLIAMS: "I absolutely love David Walliams's books. In a few more years they will become classics." - Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole "Dahl finally has a worthy successor" - Telegraph "Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air" - The Sun