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David Baddiel

  • 5 stars across 16 books
    David Baddiel was born in 1964 in Troy, New York, but grew up and lives in London. He is a comedian, television writer, columnist and author of four novels, of which the most recent is The Death of Eli Gold.
    4th June 2015

    The Parent Agency

    A brilliantly funny, gripping novel - and the bestselling hardback children's debut of 2014 - from a born storyteller,... More

    (53 reviews)
    13th May 2021

    Future Friend

    From million-copy bestselling author David Baddiel comes a laugh-out-loud and inspiring new adventure f... More

    (48 reviews)
    6th September 2018

    Head Kid

    From the million-copy bestselling author of THE PARENT AGENCY and BIRTHDAY BOY comes a wildly entertaining wish-fulfil... More

    (47 reviews)
    25th February 2016

    The Person Controller

    From the author of THE PARENT AGENCY comes a thrilling, funny and touching new adventure. Fred and Ellie... More

    (43 reviews)
    22nd August 2016


    From David Baddiel, the brightest new star of children's books and winner of the LOLLIES award, comes a laugh-out-loud... More

    (43 reviews)
    7th September 2017

    Birthday Boy

    A hilarious rollercoaster ride of pure entertainment for 9+ readers everywhere, Birthday Boy is the new Baddiel Blockb... More

    (33 reviews)
    9th July 2020

    The Taylor TurboChaser

    It's the latest Brilliant Blockbuster from bestselling Baddiel! A non-stop thrill-ride adventure that will have readers ... More

    (27 reviews)
    12th May 2022

    The Boy Who Got Accidentally Famous

    From million-copy bestselling author David Baddiel comes a laugh-out-loud story for readers of 8 and up tha... More

    (25 reviews)
    25th February 2016

    Boy Who Could Do What He Liked

    Written especially for WBD 2016, this is a fabulously entertaining and touching novella from David Baddiel, author of th... More

    (19 reviews)
    27th October 2022

    Virtually Christmas

    The HILARIOUS new novel and the year’s most perfect festive gift – from million-copy bestselling author Dav... More

    (3 reviews)
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