Blob

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By: David Walliams

This is the story of how a boy called Bob meets a blobfish fish called Blob . . .

And so begins a funny and heartwarming story of a very unusual friendship – and some very strange animals.

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Reviews by Toppsta:

Elliemai aged 9

This book is fantastic, i love david walliams and this lived up to the brilliant reputation he has. This story is really funny and i really liked it especially the ending.

Ishan09 aged 7

This was my first David Walliams book and I loved it. I found the introduction really funny with Raj and the mouldy chocolate. I liked it when Bob saw the Blobfish because he screamed really loud and there were lots of other funny bits in the book that made me laugh out loud! I think I will definitely read more of his books after this one.

Freddie9 aged 10

The book was very funny and I really want to let everyone read it. It was very exciting and I can’t wait for the book to be out for the public. The story is amazing how the characters start dull and end exciting! I recommend this to any eager readers and fans of funny books.

ElyssaP aged 10

This was a very funny book. I liked how Raj has done another introduction but all the characters in the story were new. I wonder how David Walliams thought of Bob to look like a blob fish and it’s a great idea to set the story in a zoo. The ending was one of my favourite parts of the book… Five stars from me!

gayleymoo-glasgow read it to Josh aged 8 & Sam aged 7
We are big David Walliams fans and this book does not disappoint.  From start to finish this book is fantastic.  it has a good anti bullying message which is delivered with humour.

The main character of the story is Bob who lives with his grandpa.  Bob has a strange nose and sadly the bullies torment him because of his funny face.  Bob loves animals and he relates to the Blobfish in the zoo which is his favourite place to visit.
This book was great to read aloud with the animals making funny noises and Walliams uses some great vocabulary to make the book a really good read.

Jack from London aged 8
I really enjoyed reading this book about a boy (Bob) and his friendships with the funniest of animals.  I liked Blob and how Bob helped him.  It was a funny book and I would recommend it to all my friends.

KCJo08  aged 8

Fans of David Walliams will not be disappointed with this book. It’s just as funny as his other books and follows the same type of storyline. This one is about a young boy called Bob who lives with his grandad and has a family of people with funny faces. The bullies at his school call him Blob. It’s easy to think what the characters look like as there are great pictures of them all through the book. It also has a very funny intro written by Raj.
I would definitely recommend this brilliant, funny book to all my friends and any David Walliams, or similar, fans.

Bumblebee25 aged 8

I loved this book. It was funny, exciting and crazy. I loved all the different characters. Bob is great.
I am new to reading on my own with bigger books but I liked this book and would defo tell my friends to read it.
I read it on my mums tablet and next I would really love to read it as a paper book.

Krishanox9 aged 9

I would recommend this book to a friend as a funny short story.
It was a good story.
I especially liked Blob.
When Sir Quentin launched the surprise it is really funny!!
Pirate06 aged 10

I think this book is a heart-warming tale of a little bullied boy and a ugly fish which has a very happy ending.
Lianec77 read it to Emilyc08 aged 8 & Maisiec10 aged 6

The story is both enjoyable and educational.  It has a feel good factor of triumphing over a problem and it is something that most school children will be able to relate to.  The epilogue is very good for facts and figures and the story has both humour and truth in it.  It is an appealing story that should appeal to both boys and girls.  My girls thoroughly enjoyed it.

edie may aged 9

I really enjoyed. My favourite scenes were the ones in the zoo, because they always involved weird animals. I thought that the story could have been longer, and the storyline little a bit deeper, but apart from that, I thought this book was very good and would recommend it for 7+.

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    About the Author

    David Walliams

    David Walliams is fast becoming a global phenomenon in the world of children’s literature – his ability to wow fans is unprecedented with global sales over 14.1 million. As a brand, The World of David Walliams continues to grow: export sales have increased by 77% year on year with growth in every single market published in forty-nine languages.

    His most recent fiction title, The World’s Worst Children, published on 19th May 2016, has already sold over 300,000 copies. The book spent two weeks as overall industry number one and eleven weeks at the top of the children’s bestseller chart. Internationally sales continue thrive, The World’s Worst Children was at No. 1 in the Australian children’s chart and was there for three consecutive weeks and was also No. 1 in the overall book chart in New Zealand. His ninth fiction title for older readers will publish in November 2016 and his new picture book for younger readers, There’s a Snake in my School! will publish on the 6th October 2016.

    This follows on from the success of Grandpa’s Great Escape, Awful Auntie, Demon Dentist, Ratburger and Gangsta Granny, all of which went straight to number one on release in the children’s bestseller chart with Gangsta Granny itself selling over a million copies to date.

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