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Mr Stink

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The second original, touching, twisted, and most of all hilarious novel for children from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children's author in the country - beautifully illustrated by Quentin Blake.

"Mr Stink stank. He also stunk. And if it was correct English to say he stinked, then he stinked as well..."

It all starts when Chloe makes friends with Mr Stink, the local tramp. Yes, he smells a bit. But when it looks like he might be driven out of town, Chloe decides to hide him in the garden shed.

Now Chloe's got to make sure no one finds out her secret. And speaking of secrets, there just might be more to Mr Stink than meets the eye... or the nose.

Mr Stink Reviews | Toppsta

  • ISBN: 9780007279067
  • Pub Date: 27th May 2010
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 272

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10th May '17
I read it to Phoebeangel aged 7 aged 7
Mr Stink 9780007279067
5 stars
What an amazingly beautiful story. Full of sorrow, love and laughter. Mr Stink is a man...a very smelly on the streets after loosing not only the love of his life...his wife but his home too until a lonely little girl called Chloe befriends him and they have a wonderful adventure together. Chloe struggles with her home life and finds a very loyal friend in Mr Stink. He even gets to go on tv!! My daughter liked it when Chloe had moved Mr Stink into her family shed at the bottom of the garden and Mr Stink keeps order food particularly sausages as if he's staying in a hotel!! Also when he has a bath in the pond! This is a must read for not only David Walliams fans but for all bookworms!
30th May '17
Jack the reader read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
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5 stars
Mr Stink is a homeless person and he becomes friends with 12 year old Chloe who is getting bullied at school.
Mr Stink helps Chloe and Chloe helps him back.
I enjoyed this story a lot, it was funny and a bit sad.
18th January '16
Elliemai read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
Mr Stink 9780007279067
5 stars
this book is about a man named Mr Stink who is a tramp and lives on the streets and he has not had a bath in a year.
a young girl named Chloe who  has a mother that is very posh decides to speak to Mr Stink.
my favorite character is Chloe because she is adventures and loves stories.    :cheerful:
13th March '18
Cutie read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
Mr Stink 9780007279067
5 stars
I really liked this book it was really funny and I did not believe that Mr Stink was someone royal .This book is one of my top 10 ten books that’s how good this book 
21st December '17
Giggle read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
Mr Stink 9780007279067
5 stars
this is a great book. I love the starting sentence. Mr Stink stank...It makes you want to read on and finish the book. my favourite thing about this book is how Chloe rebels against her mum and makes friends with Mr stink. David Williams is an amazing Author and is in my top 5 favourites. I have read lots of his books and they never disappoint.
14th October '16
DogsLoveReading read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
Mr Stink 9780007279067
5 stars
The main character in this book, Chloe, is unhappy because her mother is very posh and makes Chloe do things she doesn't want to do. But when she meets Mr.stink, her life begins to change. She invites him to live in her shed and they both get up to lots of mischief...
This book is funny and heartwarming. I would recommend it children aged 9+.  
24th July '16
dj.jparsons read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
Mr Stink 9780007279067
5 stars
I really liked this book because it was funny and interesting.
This book really gripped me and kept me guessing.
I would recommend it to others.
15th October '16
Aaronthecooldude read it themselves aged 7 aged 7
Mr Stink 9780007279067
5 stars
I really liked this book because Mr stink is very funny and I liked him a lot.
27th February '15
Read to a child aged 8
Mr Stink 9780007279067
5 stars
I really enjoyed this book especially the parts that made me laugh out loud. Mr Stink was an extremely cool character, who may look like a tramp, but was actually very intelligent and well mannered. I enjoyed every part of this story, although I did not like it when Chloe's mummy was acting too posh and not being herself. The whole story taught me that we should not pretend to be someone else but we should just enjoy life and value the things we have. My 5 year old brother really enjoyed this story too and I think lots of children will love this awesome book written my David Walliams, who is one of my favourite authors!!! Brilliant book!!
1st November '17
I read it to Rpk aged 7 aged 7
Mr Stink 9780007279067
5 stars
I've spent the past week reading this to my 7 year old and he's absolutely loved it. 
Mr stink is a very, very smell homeless man, he lost the his wife and house and as a result spends his days on a bench. 
Chloe, a quiet lonely individual takes notice of me stink and plucks up the courage to talk to him. Chloe spends lots of time getting to know him.
I love how the characters are discribed in the book, it makes it really easy to imagine what they look like. The illustrations are perfect too! 
This book explores lots of emotions, my son found most of it really funny but some parts quite sad. The moral at the end of the story is simple and clear and one that we can all agree with. 
such a fantastic book! 
22nd August '17
I read it to KD16 aged 8 aged 8 & to MD16 aged 8 aged 8
Mr Stink 9780007279067
5 stars
After watching the film at Christmas, I decided to read the book to my twin cousins and I've gotta say, the book has so much more character than the film. There's so much more detail and it made my cousins laugh a lot. Kimberley said that she liked how Chloe didn't care that he smelt and just liked him for the way he was. Such a great message to be sending children. 
5th January '18
Giggle read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
Mr Stink 9780007279067
4 stars
This book is great! I love the beginning. Mr Stink Stank. It makes you want to read on! The book is about Chloe who lives with her really posh mum, her annoying little sister, and her dad who is hiding a secret. Chloe says hi to Mr Stink, a homeless man. And then they become friends. My favourite part is where Mr Stink is on tv. He is so funny! This is probably my favourite David Walliams book and the funniest. Raj is yet again in the story and trying to make anyone who comes into his store buy a stationary kit. I would definitely read this book again. Recommended to age 7+
4th July '17
Zap! read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
Mr Stink 9780007279067
4 stars
I enjoyed Mr Stink because it is very heartwarmig but funny at the same time.I would reccomend it to children 7 and over.A good book!
25th April '17
I read it to joshgok aged 6 aged 6 & to JakeGOK aged 4 aged 4
Mr Stink 9780007279067
4 stars
The boys really liked this book. They thought it was funny and heart warming. It was our first plunge into the world of David Walliams, and they want to try more of his books!
29th November '14
Read to a child aged 5
Mr Stink 9780007279067
3 stars
i thought it was funny, although maybe a bit drawn out
26th November '17
samy read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
Mr Stink 9780007279067
1 stars
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