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The Beast of Buckingham Palace

Book Review - by Joshua


Author: David Walliams

Illustrator: Tony Ross


What made you pick up this book?

The front cover book art is really big and shiny.  Milly said it was really good.


Does the story have  illustrations or pictures?

There are lots of pictures which are really good.


Main Characters:

Prince Alfred

Octo-bot (it goes down to uno-bot)

The Lord Protector

All seeing eye



Story (summary):

A sickly child (Prince Alfred) goes on a daring mission in the middle of the night.  He ends up fighting the King of the beasts –The Griffin.



Where is it set?

It is set in London in the future.


How did the book make you feel?

The book made me feel happy and sad in parts.  I think it would be suitable for 7 – 10 year olds