Simultaneously hilarious and heartwarming, this adventure of epic proportions follows a young orphan in Victorian London as she befriends a 10,000-year-old woolly mammoth and their journey to the Arctic together. David Walliams’ signature wit and wisdom is sure to appeal to fans of Roald Dahl.
Hailed as “the heir to Roald Dahl” by The Spectator, the UK’s #1 bestselling children’s author, David Walliams, will have fans of Stuart Gibbs and Gordan Korman in stitches!
David Walliams burst on to the American scene with his New York Times bestseller Demon Dentist, and now he’s bringing his signature humor to this story of a ten-year-old orphan and a 10,000-year-old mammoth.
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....
Luckily, a chance encounter brings Elsie face to face with the creature, sparking the adventure of a lifetime—from London to the heart of the Arctic!
David Walliams is the New York Times bestselling author of Demon Dentist, The Midnight Gang, and Grandpa's Great Escape. His novels have sold over eighteen million copies worldwide and have been translated into over fifty-three languages. David’s books have achieved unprecedented critical acclaim—with many reviewers comparing him to his all-time hero, Roald Dahl. In addition to being a bestselling author, David is an actor, comedian, and television personality. In 2017, he was awarded an OBE for services to charity and the arts. He lives in the UK.