Ten cautionary tales and a delightfully dreadful cast of characters from number one bestselling author David Walliams!
Are you ready to meet the world’s worst children? Five beastly boys and five gruesome girls!
Like Sofia Sofa, a TV superfan so stuck to the sofa that she’s turning into one! And Blubbering Bertha, a bawling big sister with a horrid habit of telling tales!
From number one bestselling author David Walliams comes this collection of deliciously mischievous tales, illustrated throughout by artistic genius Tony Ross.
David Walliams has revolutionised reading for children and has become one of the most influential children’s writers today. Since the publication of his ground-breaking first novel, The Boy in the Dress (2008), Walliams has seen unprecedented growth with global sales exceeding 45 million copies, and his books translated into 55 languages. Collectively across his titles, David has celebrated 70 weeks (non-consecutive) at number one in the overall book charts and more than 200 weeks (non-consecutive) at number one in the Children’s charts – an achievement no other children’s writer has reached.Born in London, Tony Ross went to art school in Liverpool. His cartoons have appeared in famous publications the world over. Tony has written over 100 books and illustrated over 2000! David and Tony have worked on seven bestselling picture books together, the World’s Worst series of story collections and 16 phenomenally successful novels.
Praise for The World’s Worst Children: -
''I loved it because it's so funny I laughed my head off!' Ben, aged 8 -
'A positively gruesome book' Guardian -
”'This really is Walliams at his most indulgently gross and silly - the perfect combination for thousands of his loyal fans… stunningly illustrated by Ross who captures the energy and chaos of the stories” - Daily Mail
”'Laugh-out-loud funny and…downright disgusting” - Daily Express
”'Often described as the modern-day Roald Dahl, Walliams is a big author with big ideas and plenty of illustrations, all combining to make for real page-turners, even for kids who would normally look at you as if you’re mad to suggest reading for pleasure” - Independent
”Praise for David Walliams” - books:
”'The new Roald Dahl” - Evening Standard
'A triumphant mix of wit and warmth' Telegraph -
”'Ridiculously over-the-top and utterly delightful” - Spectator
'His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air' Sun -
”'Delightfully funny” - Metro