|aThe Midnight Gang /|cDavid Walliams ; illustrated by Tony Ross.
|a1st U.S. pbk. ed.
|aNew York, NY :|bHarper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,|c2018.
|a476, 12 p. :|bill. ;|c19 cm.
|aWelcome to the Midnight Gang! Midnight is the time when all children are fast asleep, except of course for ... the Midnight Gang. That is when their adventures are just beginning ... When Tom gets hit on the head by a cricket ball, he finds himself at Lord Funt Hospital, and is greeted by a terrifying-looking porter. Things go from bad to worse when he meets the wicked matron in charge of the children's ward ... But Tom is about to embark on the most thrilling journey of a lifetime! The Midnight Gang tells an extraordinarily heartwarming and, of course, funny story of five children on a hospital ward - and on a quest for adventure! It is a story of friendship and magic - and of making dreams come true. Readers are set to be utterly spellbound by this heartfelt story that will bring magic to everyone's Christmas.
Hailed as "the heir to Roald Dahl" by The Spectator, the UK's #1 bestselling children's author, David Walliams, will have fans of Jeff Kinney and Rachel Renee Russell 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 the sick ward in The Midnight Gang.Tom lands in the hospital with a nasty bump on the head after a gym class accident. And things only get worse when he meets the hospital staff, including the wicked matron of the children's ward.. But luckily, Tom's time in the hospital will be anything but boring when he discovers that his fellow patients turn the awful ward into the most wondrous world after lights out Join the Midnight Gang as they make their wildest dreams come true