David Walliams' New Book
David Walliams' new book The World's Worst Children 3
published in May 2018. Like the previous two titles, it's an hilarious collection of 10 stories about the most gruesome, horrible children.
Walliams' latest full length novel, Bad Dad
came out in November 2017. This was David's 10th book and as with many of his other books, it was illustrated by the brilliant Tony Ross
. But this year (2018), to celebrate 10 years of writing books, there are also two gorgeous anniversary editions of Mr Stink
and Gangsta Granny
. These two limited-edition new hardback versions are illustrated in glorious full colour with an introduction from the author. David Walliams Biography
David Walliams has become one of Britain’s best-selling children’s book authors, often compared to Roald Dahl
in his writing style. To date he has sold over eight million copies worldwide and his books have been translated into forty-six languages! Just think of all those children around the world enjoying his stories.
His early books (The Boy in the Dress and Mr Stink) are illustrated by Quentin Blake
. His more recent titles including Gangsta Granny, Awful Auntie and Grandpa's Great Escape) are illustrated by Tony Ross
David Walliams has two new books out this Autumn. The picture book, There's a Snake in My School
, illustrated by Tony Ross, will publish on 6th October 2016 and The Midnight Gang
, a full length novel for ages 8+ will publish on 8th November 2016.David Walliams Facts
David Walliams was born David Williams on 20th August 1971 and changed his name when he joined the actors’ union, Equity and discovered there was already another actor named David Williams.
He has been a judge on the ITV talent show Britain’s Got Talent since 2012
He is a keen swimmer and in 2006 he swam the English Channel for Sport Relief. It took him 10 hours and 34 minutes to swim and he raised over £1m!Our favourite David Walliams Book Characters
Raj – from The Boy in the Dress
, Mr Stink
, Billionaire Boy
, Gangsta Granny
and Demon Dentist
Granny – from Gangsta Granny
Burt – from RatburgerOur favourite David Walliams Book Quotes
“Adults always ask kids how they are doing at school. The one subject kids absolutely hate talking about. You don’t even want to talk about school when you are at school” (Gangsta Granny
“It’s strange how sometimes you can be so happy it goes all the way round to sadness” (Billionaire Boy
“Mr Stink stank. He also stunk. And if it is correct English to say he stinked, then he stinked as well. He was the stinkiest, stinky stinker who ever lived.
A stink is the worst type of smell. A stink is worse than a stench. And a stench is worse than a pong. And a pong is worse than a whiff. And a whiff can be enough to make your nose wrinkle” (Mr Stink