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The Resource The boy in the dress, by David Walliams ; illustrated by Quentin Blake

The boy in the dress, by David Walliams ; illustrated by Quentin Blake

Label
The boy in the dress
Title
The boy in the dress
Statement of responsibility
by David Walliams ; illustrated by Quentin Blake
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Illustrated by Quentin Blake and brilliantly written by David Walliams, The Boy in the Dress is a timeless and hilarious fable about what happens when an ordinary boy does something extraordina- ry - and the way that people, even the petty and cruel, can surprise you in the end. Quentin Blake's famous black and white drawings are interspersed throughout, forming a perfect accompaniment to this funny and moving story
  • 7 yrs+
Summary
Soccer star Dennis hides the truth about his enthusiasm for fashion until his friend Lisa encourages him to dress in drag at school and embrace the persona of "Denise," a gag that has unexpected consequences
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Rainbow List, 2010.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
338542
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walliams, David
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
650
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Blake, Quentin
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boy soccer players
  • Transvestism
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Gender nonconformity
  • Gender role
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Social acceptance
  • Individuality
  • Self-discovery in boys
  • Twelve-year-old boys
  • Gender-nonconforming people
  • England
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The boy in the dress, by David Walliams ; illustrated by Quentin Blake
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Control code
000043567277
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
231p.
Isbn
9780007279036
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)233262822
Label
The boy in the dress, by David Walliams ; illustrated by Quentin Blake
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Control code
000043567277
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
231p.
Isbn
9780007279036
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)233262822

Library Locations

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