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The Boy in the Dress
By Quentin Blake (illustrator) and David Walliams
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins Pub Ltd
Publication date December 6, 2012
Pages 240
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780007516643
ISBN-10 0007516649
Original list price $10.80
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Everybody needs friends— especially a boy in a dress!

Dennis’ life is boring and lonely. His mother left two years ago, his truck driver father is depressed, his brother is a bully and, worst of all, “no hugging” is one of their household rules. But one thing Dennis does have is soccer—he’s the leading scorer on his team. Oh, and did we mention his secret passion for fashion?

When Dennis’ friend Lisa discovers his stash of Vogue magazines, she convinces him to vamp it up and wear a dress to school. But in class, his hilarious hijinks as “Denise” are brought to a screeching halt when the headmaster discovers his secret and delivers the worst punishment of all—Dennis is expelled from school and therefore forbidden to play in the soccer Final Cup!

Can the team win the most important game of the year without their star player? And, more importantly, will Dennis gain the love and respect of his friends and family, even in a dress?

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780007279036 Book cover for 9781595142993
 
from Razorbill (December 1, 2009)
9781595142993 | details & prices | 231 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.80 lbs | List price $15.99
About: Everybody needs friends?
from Harpercollins Pub Ltd (October 1, 2008)
9780007279036 | details & prices | 288 pages | 5.75 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $22.00
This edition also contains The Boy in the Dress
About: The sparkling debut children's novel from David Walliams, co-creator and co-star of the multi-award-winning Little Britain.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780007516643 Book cover for 9781595143167
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Harpercollins Pub Ltd (December 6, 2012)
9780007516643 | details & prices | 240 pages | List price $10.80
This edition also contains The Boy in the Dress
About: Everybody needs friends— especially a boy in a dress!
from Razorbill (September 16, 2010)
9781595143167 | details & prices | 240 pages | List price $8.99
About: DennisÕs life is boring and lonely.

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