ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: October 22, 2015
Billionaire Bairn: Billionaire Boy in Scots
By (author) David Williams; Translated by Matthew Fitt
A hilarious, touching and extraordinary new fable from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children’s author in the country. Joe has a lot of reasons to be happy. About a billion of them, in fact. You see, Joe’s rich. Really, really rich. Joe’s got his own bowling alley, his own cinema, even his own butler who is also an orang-utan. He’s the wealthiest twelve-year-old in the land. Yes, Joe has absolutely everything he could possibly want. But there’s just one thing he really needs: a friend…
Since 2008 David Walliams has taken the children’s literary world by storm. His most recent book Demon Dentist, immediately went to no. 1 in the children’s chart and sold over halfa million copies in less than a year, while the paperbacks of his previous titles dominate the UK charts. Today, David is the fastest-growing children’s author in the UK. His books have been translated into 40+ languages and sold over 4 million copies in the UK alone. David’s books have achieved unprecedented critical acclaim – and both Ratburger and Demon Dentist won the National Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year. Matthew Pitt has represented Itchy COO at the United Nations and Tartan Week in New York. He has provided advice and information on the Scots Language to the Scottish Government, Council of Europe, British Council, Learning & Teaching Scotland, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate Of Education, General Teaching Council, Literature Forum for Scotland and at national and international conferences. Matthew is currently Secretary of UK EBLUL (European Bureau for Lesser Used Languages).