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Mr Stink

Narrated by: David Walliams, Matt Lucas
Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 8-10
4.5 out of 5 stars (91 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The second original, touching, twisted, and most of all hilarious novel and audiobook for children performed by David Walliams and Matt Lucas. This wonderful story is told by two of Britain’s best loved comedians and the characters from David’s book spring to life with fantastic voices and characters galore that will make you laugh out loud.

Read by David Walliams and Matt Lucas.

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

Chloe sees Mr Stink every day, but she’s never spoken to him. Which isn’t surprising, because he’s a tramp, and he stinks.

But there’s more to Mr Stink than meets the eye (or nose) and before she knows it, Chloe has an unusual new friend hiding in her garden shed.

As Chloe struggles to keep Mr Stink a secret, and her dad tries to hide a secret of his own, the stage is set for an epic family confrontation. But there's one other person with a an extraordinary secret - Mr Stink himself.... 

©2010 HarperCollins Publishers (P)2010 HarperCollins Publishers

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The Most touching book I have ever read!

This book is about a girl who talks to a homeless man! David Walliams could not of written it any better!

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great reading, wouldn't recommend for parents

The reading was great, the story fine for little ears, but I wouldn't recommend it for a road trip. a bit too much for the parents to endure.

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Lots of laughs!

Great to hear David Walliams bring his own funny, loveable characters to life. Suitable for kids aged 8-11 years, and their parents :)

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Absolutely brilliant

We listened to Mr Stink on our drive to school for a few days and it was so wonderful we didn't want to stop listening when we arrived. Beautifully put together with superb character voices.

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Beautiful story

Perfect listening for our family road trip. Funny yet filled with valuable morals. Thank you

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Awesome

This was just so wonderful for everyone, even I loved listening with the kids. Great listen for a long car ride or just broken up over a couple of weeks while doing the school run. Narration was just perfect!

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Great

I reckon this is the best David Walliams performance to date. Loved it. Matt Lucas is great too.

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Perfect Family Story.

This book was perfect to listen to in the car on our family road trip. The whole family had a giggle. Great Author

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Entertainment at its best

Great story that kept the kids entertained (and quiet) on a long car journey. Funny parts, sad parts, and very touching.

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  • Mariella Freile
  • 16-01-2015

Must listen

The book definitely met our expectations both my 10 year old daughter and I enjoyed so much.

Very well narrated.

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  • Rukkia
  • 10-02-2014

Great Story

This was the first book by David Williams my family listened to. This book is very heartwarming, a little sad, and ends on a great note. I really enjoyed how the author brought together so many aspects into one book. My kids were entranced, and we had a great time listening to this book. I would highly recommend this book for grade school kids. Be prepared to explain what some words mean though. "Tramp" for example. My kids loved it despite the language difference.

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  • Melinda
  • 15-04-2011

A very aromatic comedy drama

My 7-year old son loves this story. (We're only about halfway through, because we only listen to it when we're in the car for longish time periods.) The reader/narrator's vast array of British accents for the various characters are cartoonish when they need to be, but sincere and honestly human when required. Just like a good comedy. Great entertainment with a good human story in the middle of it. I love it too.

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  • Janice
  • 02-03-2012

Mr Stink by David Walliams

Funny and had me giggling, lovely bed time 'read' and was read brilliantly by David Walliams, not just a book for the children.

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  • MISS
  • 05-11-2011

Great entertainment

I loved this book. The fact that Matt Lucas and David Walliams both do the voices of the various characters makes the book come alive, and if, like me, you're a fan of Little Britain you will no doubt relish hearing their voices in this setting. Though it's not a dramatized play, it gives the audiobook a flavour of this, complete with sound effects and is as such perfect for children of all ages, like me.

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  • Miss R L McNamara
  • 13-03-2020

Very good

I liked it because it’s funny and humorous and I think David Walliams did a very good job with this book
I would recommend this book to all ages because it isn’t too rude but isn’t to childish
I would rate this book a 4 star rating for the reasons above

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  • Sarah/Dave H.
  • 01-11-2019

😀😀💩

Very interesting.I really enjoyed this audio book,silly,funny and hilarious.I would definitely recommend this audio book

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  • Mrs Rachel Martin
  • 24-11-2016

Steer clear if you have a sensitive child

I will never buy a walliams book again. Had 2 and both have death of a loved one and leaving of a loved one. Really upset my son that he would'nt sleep. Only reason i've one star is because I couldn't submit review with less

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  • Caroline
  • 23-07-2016

Feeble and formulaic in every respect.

A cynical money making exercise that was painful to listen to. Our son hated it too. Avoid

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  • Mr Lines
  • 14-05-2020

😄AMAZING!!!!!

Very Very Very Very Good😄😄😄!!!
This is brilliant and AMAZING!!!
David William is AMAZING!!!!!
IT'S SO GOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!😎😎😎😎😎😈😈😈😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😄😄😄😈😎😎😎😎😎😎😈😈😈😁😁😄😄😄😄☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂☺️☺️😈😈😎😎😎🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑😈😈😈😈😎😎😎😄😄😄😁😁😁😁😁😋😋😋😋😋☺️☺️☺️🙂🙂🙂🙂😋😋😋😋🙂🙂🙂😀😀😀😃😃😃😄😄😄😁😁😁😆😆😆😊😊😊😉😉🙂🙂🙂🙃🙃🙃🙃🙃😌😌😌😆😆😆😁😁😁😄😄😄😃😃😃😀😀😀😀🤑🤑🤑🤑😈😈😈😈😈

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  • Lorna Cox
  • 22-01-2020

lovely story to listen to with the family

Lovely story to listen to with the family while we were ill in bed had a few giggles too

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  • Anonymous User
  • 14-01-2020

Childrens Story about integrity and grace.

As an adult it was a good tale lots of fun laughter and plenty of truth and morals to learn about for children. Sillyness maybe overides the poignancy of the integrity of the tale?

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  • LL Lemon
  • 03-01-2020

Smelly amazing!!!

This is something that you should read
This book is so funny
I loved it