Mr. Stink [Dec]
By David Walliams
Published by HarperCollins Children's Books
Category 9+ yrs, 30 b&w illustrations
Chloe sees Mr Stink every day, but sheâ€™s never spoken to him, which isnâ€™t surprising, because heâ€™s a tramp, and he stinks.
But thereâ€™s more to Mr Stink than meets the eye (or nose) and before she knows it, Chloe has an unusual new friend hiding in her garden shed.
As Chloe struggles to keep Mr Stink a secret, and her dad tries to hide a secret of his own, the stage is set for an epic family confrontation. But there's one other person with an extraordinary secret â€“ Mr Stink himselfâ€¦
David Walliams is an actor and writer best known for his work with Matt Lucas in the multi-award winning sketch show Little Britain. His first novel was The Boy in the Dress, which had great success. This is his second and most recent novel.