Code Name Bananas
David Walliams, Read by David Walliams, Peter Serafinowicz, Sarah Alexander, Genevieve Gaunt, Toby Jones, Nina Wadia, Wayne Forester, Adjoa Andoh, Nitin Ganatra and David Walliams

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Narrated By: David Walliams, Peter Serafinowicz, Sarah Alexander, Genevieve Gaunt, Toby Jones, Nina Wadia, Wayne Forester, Adjoa Andoh, Nitin Ganatra

Duration: 6 hours and 12 minutes

What to expect

Go back in time with No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams for a whizz-bang epic adventure of action, laughter and secret plots – and the extraordinary friendship between a little boy and a huge gorilla that just might save the day…

1940. Britain is at war with Nazi Germany.

Eleven-year-old Eric spends his days at the place that makes him most happy: London Zoo. And there’s one animal in particular he loves: Gertrude the gorilla.

With bombs falling all over London, Eric must rescue Gertrude.

Together with his Uncle Sid, a keeper at the zoo, the three go on the run. But while hiding out at the seaside they uncover a top-secret Nazi plot…

Join David Walliams on this action-packed, laugh-out-loud adventure for all the family!

Genre

Children's / Teenage: Humorous stories, Children's / Teenage: Military & war fiction, Children's / Teenage: Nature & animal stories

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PRAISE FOR DAVID WALLIAMS:

“Dahl finally has a worthy successor” – Telegraph

“Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air” – The Sun

‘[Walliams’ books] are brilliantly, beautifully and seemingly effortlessly written … Mr Dahl finally has a worthy successor’ Telegraph

‘Walliams understands something crucial about children and stories’ Metro

“A great comic tale… Walliams is a natural wit” – Evening Standard

"Well written, funny, touching" – Observer

"A passionate celebration of individuality" – Telegraph

"Believable characters and a story that's original and intriguing” ***** – Heat

“Charming, funny” – The Times

“Has a lovely, Dahlian fluency to it” – Time Out