A hilarious, touching and extraordinary new fable from David Walliams, number one bestseller and one of the fastest growing children's author across the globe. 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 orangutan. He's the wealthiest twelve-year-old in the land. But Joe isn't happy. Why not? Because he's got a billion pounds...and not a single friend. But then someone comes along, someone who likes Joe for Joe, not for his money. The problem is, Joe's about to learn that when money is involved, nothing is what it seems. The best things in life are free, they say - and if Joe's not careful, he's going to lose them all...
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Published on January 1, 2013 by Collins Childrens Books
ISBN-10: 0007493975
ISBN-13: 9780007493975
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  • angie33
    angie33Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 9:32 am55 stars
    Joe started his life with a dad who works in a loo factory. Then, suddenly,his dad has idea that makes them ridicously rich. Joe HATES hiss new life.
    • stock
      stockSunday, March 6, 2016 at 3:30 am55 stars
      This book so far is really FUNNY!
      • girlsruletta
        girlsrulettaWednesday, January 28, 2015 at 5:23 pm55 stars
        i love this book it has humor and friendship its for all ages it has sad moments and happy ones some parts miht make you cry but read this book its super good
        • ash125
          ash125Friday, May 2, 2014 at 9:23 am44 stars
          This book is about this boy,Joe Spud .He is a spoiled boy.He went to a local school,but he didn't want anyone to know he's rich.when his dad brought his homework in the chopper,his secret is out...
          • sk
            skFriday, March 14, 2014 at 10:57 pm
            I want to read it because I have read some of the other books. I liked how Jo spud was rich
            • jjjccc
              jjjcccFriday, August 2, 2013 at 3:58 am55 stars
              this book talks about a little boy called Joe Spud..... a billionaire little boy!!!!!:) $$$$$$$$$ This book is filled with humour, and learn to people how friendship is important and how money isn't the answer to everything.

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