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 day1940. 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 theres 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 plotJoin David Walliams on this action-packed, laugh-out-loud adventure for all the family!