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A bored queen.

A birthday wish.

An outrageous orang-utan.

Everything’s about to go bananas!

Written by David Walliams as an exclusive children’s picture book especially for Comic Relief – David will be giving all of his proceeds from the book to the charity. The illustrator, Tony Ross, will waive his royalties and HarperCollins UK will also donate all profits from the publishing of the book.

From Number One bestselling picture book duo, David Walliams and Tony Ross, comes this spectacularly funny story for children of 3 and up.

The Queen's Orang-utan

Critical Acclaim

  • “A marvelous blend of animal mischief and royal mayhem”

    The Guardian

  • “My boys and I just laughed and laughed through this book”

    Kim, Parent Reviewer

  • “David has been such a brilliant supporter of Comic Relief for such a long time”

    Kevin Cahill, Chief Executive - Comic Relief

  • “It's mayhem, glorious fun and all in aid of a good cause”

    Sue, Parent Reviewer

Listen to an extract from The Queen’s Orang-utan below!

Sue, Parent Reviewer
10 Fun Facts about Orang-utans

10 Fun Facts about Orang-utans

Did you know that Orang-utans are highly intelligent and will poke twigs into holes to catch insects?