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David Walliams

David Walliams was born on 20 August, 1971 and was already a huge name in the UK due to his success as a stand-up comedian and his starring role in Little Britain - a BBC show he co-created with comedy partner Matt Lucas.In 2008, he turned his attention towards children's books and published the bestselling "The Boy in the Dress". Inspired by Roald Dahl, David Walliams is now one of the most popular children's authors in the country and he followed up the success of his debut novel with even more popular books including Demon Dentist, Mr Stink and Billionaire Boy, many of which have been adapted into popular TV adaptations.



David Walliams Books

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    David Walliams' Dahl-esque books are hugely popular with children and many of them have been adapted into hit BBC shows. Here are eight of his books in audiobook format, so the whole family can listen and laugh to them - wherever you go!

    Coming in a handy tin, the collection includes The Boy in the Dress, Mr Stink, Billionaire Boy, Gangsta Granny, Ratburger, Demon Dentist, Awful Auntie and Grandpa's Great Escape. All the stories are read by David himself and on some of them he's joined by special guests including Nitin Ganatra, Michael Gambon and his old Little Britain partner Matt Lucas.

    A bumper-tastic story collection full of heart and humour, thes are stories you'll want to listen to over and over again.

    Running time: 30 hours
    Tin size: 145 x 145mm

    CDs in this collection:

    Mr Stink - Disc 1-3, Billionaire Boy - Disc 1-3, Gangsta Granny - Disc 1-3, Demon Dentist - Disc 1-4, Grandpa's Great Escape - Disc 1-5, Ratburger - Disc 1-3, Boy - Disc 1-2, Awful Auntie - Disc 1-4
    Format: CD
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    David Walliams provides another 10 horrendously hilarious stories about some rather horrible children in the latest book from his bestselling series.

    Illustrated by Tony Ross, the tales focus on children including the tantrum-laden Tandy and 10-year-old Hank, who loves playing pranks on his long-suffering family.
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    The World's Worst Children are back in this selection of short stories from the one and only David Walliams.

    Illustrated in full colour by Tony Ross, this book introduces beastly boys and gruesome girls and this time around they're ruder, more disgusting and worse than you could ever imagine! You'll be delightfully horrified by the antics of Gruesome Griselda and Fussy Frankie.

    Presented in beautiful hardback, these ten stories even feature a special cameo from the fan favourite, Raj!
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    Written by David Walliams - an author who is proven to know just what kind of buttons to press to get kids giggling - The World's Worst Children introduces a delightfully dreadful cast of characters!

    Presented in full colour, the book features five beastly boys and five gruesome girls including Sofia Sofa, a girl who loves TV and is so stuck to the sofa she's turning into one, and Dribbling Drew, a boy whose drool gets him into trouble on a school trip.

    A collection of wickedly funny short stories, there's even a special appearance from Raj - a character who has appeared in all of David Walliams' bestselling novels. The tales are accompanied by Tony Ross' hilarious illustrations.
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    Welcome to the Midnight Gang! Midnight is the time when all children are fast asleep, except of course for... the Midnight Gang. That is when their adventures are just beginning... When Tom gets hit on the head by a cricket ball, he finds himself at Lord Funt Hospital, and is greeted by a terrifying-looking porter. Things go from bad to worse when he meets the wicked matron in charge of the children's ward... But Tom is about to embark on the most thrilling journey of a lifetime! The Midnight Gang tells an extraordinarily heartwarming and, of course, funny story of five children on a hospital ward - and on a quest for adventure! It is a story of friendship and magic - and of making dreams come true. Readers are set to be utterly spellbound by this heartfelt story that will bring magic to everyone.
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    Moving and utterly hilarious, David Walliams' bestselling story of prejudice and acceptance, entwined with funny lists and wonderfully silly words, shows exactly why he is one of this country's most popular children's authors and a Red House favourite.

    Great for avid young readers who want a moving and hysterical novel in one, Gangsta Granny is also perfect for encouraging even the most reluctant kids to get reading with its Dahl-like wackiness and Tony Ross's characteristic illustrations. Ben's granny may look normal: grey hair, false teeth, a tissue up her sleeve. But in actual fact she's plotting the biggest jewel heist in history and she needs Ben's help!

    Funny, emotional and a must-read for children aged 9+. David Walliams was the 2013 Red House Children's Book Award Younger Readers category winner for Gangsta Granny.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    Mr Stink is not just a bit smelly, he is the "stinkiest stinker who ever lived" but despite this, our lonely heroine Chloe invites him back to hide in her family's garden shed. Keeping him a secret proves tricky, however, as Mr Stink is not a quiet, retiring shed guest! David Walliams' second book for children is overpoweringly funny and clever and the illustrations by Quentin Blake add extra genius. Readers aged 9+ will think this is genius!
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    Following on from the success of Mr Stink, Gangsta Granny and his three other bestselling children's novels, Little Britain actor, comedian, fundraiser and talented author David Walliams' Demon Dentist is available in paperback for an unbelievable Book People price!

    Another jaw-achingly funny read, this time a cloud of darkness has come to town. Children who put a tooth under their pillow for the tooth fairy are waking up to find dead slugs, live spiders and earwigs underneath. Someone or something evil is lurking, but who or what is it?

    With Tony Ross' hilarious illustrations once again featured throughout and a hint of Roald Dahl-style macabre humour, this is a funny but heart-warming book that will make parents laugh just as much as children.
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    Can you believe it's been 10 years since The Boy in the Dress first made his way on to children's bookshelves? Bad Dad, the 10th children's novel written by David Walliams, finds him at his anarchic and heart-warming best.

    Frank's dad has been thrown into prison for driving the getaway car in a bank robbery, so Frank hatches a plan to get him out for one night to give the money back. Frank's dad is happy to go along and make amends for his mistakes but the crime boss, Mr. Big, has other ideas...

    A fine addition to David's roster of children's classics, this is a pacy riches-to-rags story that celebrates the bond between parent and child and we're sure it will also make you and your children laugh and cry in equal measure.

    This title was shortlisted for 2018's British Book Award Children's Book of the Year.
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    Well known for his Little Britain TV sketches, David Walliams has also received much praise as a children's author. Now the creator of The Boy in the Dress and Mr Stink returns with another witty, thought-provoking story that will delight his young fans. In Billionaire Boy, Joe is the ultimate rich kid with his own cinema, car, even a pet orang-utan. But Joe faces one big shortage: he has no friends and he's seriously at a loss when his family's fortunes begin to crumble. Lots of laughs make this novel a brilliant read for boys and girls aged 9+.

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    Another fantastically funny book from David Walliams, Ratburger is a touching read full of zany humour, emotion and action and now is finally available in paperback. Sure to appeal to fans of Roald Dahl, especially The Twits, it tells the story of Zoe, a girl for who things are not looking good. Her stepmother Sheila is so lazy that she gets Zoe to pick her nose for her and the school bully Tina Trotts is also making her life a misery. Now, the evil Burt from Burt's Burgers is determined to get her pet rat - and guess what he wants to do with it? The clue's in the title of the book. After the success of The Boy in the Dress, Mr Stink, Billionaire Boy and Gangsta Granny, this is Walliams' fifth children's novel and, at Red House, we believe it could well be his best yet...

    This children's book has been hand-picked for you by Red House.
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    David Walliams' novels have had such a huge impact on children's fiction that now many people see the actor, comedian and fundraiser as an author first. Full of heart and humour, his stories look at issues that affect all children and have devilishly Dahl-style anarchy running through them.

    Following the success of Demon Dentist, Mr. Stink and The Boy in the Dress, we're delighted to be offering you Grandpa's Great Escape. Jack's Grandpa may wear his slippers to the supermarket and constantly forget Jack's name but he can still take to the skies and save the day.

    With spitfire journeys over London and great escapes through the city, this is an exciting adventure about the bond between grandparent and grandchild. It's also full of Walliams' long-time collaborator Tony Ross' distinctive illustrations.
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    Now widely regarded as one of the most talented children's authors around, funnyman David Walliams, previously best known for his Sport Relief challenges and Little Britain, released his debut novel, The Boy in the Dress, to tremendous acclaim in 2008.

    Full of heart, wit and a touch of Roald Dahl-style anarchy, it finds 12-year-old Dennis living unhappily after his mum leaves the family. A crack of light shines through as he strikes up a friendship with a girl based on their mutual love of Vogue magazine - and soon Dennis is trying out some of her dresses...

    Covering an important and timely subject with no judgment and plenty of wit and insight, this fantastic novel is great for reluctant readers and any child who's felt like they're the odd one out...
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    From number one bestselling author David Walliams comes another heartfelt but hilarious hoot of an adventure Stella Saxby is the sole heir to Saxby Hall. But awful Aunt Alberta and her giant owl will stop at nothing to get it from her. Luckily Stella has a secret - and slightly spooky - weapon up her sleeve...
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    Welcome to the Midnight Gang! Midnight is the time when all children are fast asleep, except of course for...the Midnight Gang. That is when their adventures are just beginning...When Tom gets hit on the head by a cricket ball, he finds himself at Lord Funt Hospital, and is greeted by a terrifying-looking porter. Things go from bad to worse when he meets the wicked matron in charge of the children's ward...But Tom is about to embark on the most thrilling journey of a lifetime! The Midnight Gang tells an extraordinarily heartwarming and, of course, funny story of five children on a hospital ward - and on a quest for adventure! It is a story of friendship and magic - and of making dreams come true. Readers are set to be utterly spellbound by this heartfelt story that will bring magic to everyone's Christmas.
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    Another hilarious and moving children's novel on audiobook from bestselling, critically acclaimed author David Walliams, the natural successor to Roald Dahl. Read by Walliams himself, the whole family will love listening to the laugh-out-loud Gangsta Granny!

    Ben is bored beyond belief after he is made to stay at his grandma's house. She's the boringest grandma ever: all she wants to do is to play Scrabble, and eat cabbage soup. But there are two things Ben doesn't know about his grandma. 1) She was once an international jewel thief. 2) All her life, she has been plotting to steal the crown jewels, and now she needs Ben's help...

    A story of prejudice and acceptance, funny lists and silly words, this wonderful David Walliams story on CD is sure to bring a smile to the face of anyone who hears it.
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    Ben's granny seems very much like a normal old lady - grey hair, false teeth, a tissue always up her sleeve - and perhaps a bit boring. Ben doesn't enjoy staying at her house; he's subjected to constant bowls of cabbage soup, games of Scrabble and awkward silences... But then something raises his suspicion, where did Granny get all these diamonds and jewellery from?

    Could Granny be a cat burglar?

    When Ben confronts her, she admits to her dark past and excited by this unlikely event, together the pair plot history's biggest jewel heist... Moving, funny and with a heart-warming message about the way we treat the elderly, David Walliams' Red House Children's Book Award-winning Gangsta Granny is a fantastic children's novel.

    With its Roald Dahl-style storyline and eye-catching artwork from Horrid Henry illustrator Tony Ross, this keepsake hardback edition will appeal to children aged 9 and over who love funny fiction or enjoyed the BBC TV adaptation starring Julia McKenzie, Joanna Lumley, Miranda Hart and Rob Brydon. It could even persuade reluctant readers to pick up a book and discover the joys of reading too!
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    It's time to get serious with Britain's favourite funny man - Camp David, by David Walliams. "Will surprise, entertain, and allow fans and newcomers to enter the comic's uniquely brilliant world". ("GQ Magazine"). "Raucously funny and superbly written". ("Heat"). "Hilarious". ("Telegraph"). "A great read. My only criticism is it ended too soon". ("The Sun"). "A fascinating read". ("Star Magazine"). "Brilliantly written". ("Express"). "Fascinating stuff". ("Closer"). "Uproariously great". ("Guardian"). Famous comedian, funniest judge on "Britain's Got Talent", irresistible ladykiller and high-achieving sportsman, David Walliams is a man of many talents. Launched to fame with the record-breaking "Little Britain", his characters - Lou, Florence, Emily, amongst others - became embedded in our shared popular culture. You couldn't enter a playground for a long while without hearing "eh, eh, eh" or "computer says no". Yet Walliams is a mystery. Often described as a bundle of contradictions, he is disarming and enigmatic, playing up his campness one minute and hinting about his depression the next. To read "Camp David" is to be truly shocked, as well as tickled pink, as David Walliams bares his soul like never before and reveals a fascinating and complex mind. This searingly honest autobiography is a true roller-coaster ride of emotions, as this nation's sweetheart unlocks closely guarded secrets that until now have remained hidden in his past. David Walliams is an actor, writer, active fundraiser and - above all - he's a world class comedian who knows how to make us laugh. He performed in and co-wrote the phenomenally successful "Little Britain" and "Come Fly with Me" with Matt Lucas, and recently appeared as a popular judge alongside Simon Cowell on "Britain's Got Talent". He has performed many feats of endurance for charity, and won over the entire country when he swam the Thames for Sports Relief. His bestselling children's books include "Mr Stink", "Gangsta Granny", "Billionaire Boy", "Boy in the Dress" and "Ratburger".
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    Mr Mingin minged. He monged tae. And if it is guid Scots tae say he mingit, then he mingit as weel. He wis the mingiest mingin minger that ever lived. Mingin is the warst kin o smell. Mingin is warse than honkin. Honkin is warse than bowfin. Bowfin is warse than a guff. And a guff can be eneuch tae make yer neb runkle. It wisnae Mr Mingin's faut that he wis mingin. He wis a gaberlunzie, efter aw. He didnae hae a hame and sae he never had the chaunce tae hae a richt guid wash like ye and me. Efter a while the mingin-ness jist got warse and warse.
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    Number one bestselling author David Walliams presents this explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up. Illustrated by artistic genius Tony Ross and hilariously read by the author himself. Warning: very silly sound-effects included! Two big hippos. One ENORMOUS dream. Who can make it to the moon first? 3 ...2 ...1 ...BLAST OFF! Introducing a wonderfully charming and funny new picture book from two superstars!
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    The number one bestselling picture book, now available in paperback...What's big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! Introducing a magnificently warm and funny picture book from two remarkable talents.
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    There are very few things better than David Walliams books on CD, so unless you know where to buy a unicorn on roller-skates or a toaster that will never burn your toast, this laugh-out-loud story on audio CD is a must-have!

    Darkness had come to the town. Strange things are happening in the dead of night. Children put a tooth under their pillow for the tooth fairy, but in the morning they wake up to find... a dead slug; a live spider; hundreds of earwigs creeping and crawling beneath their pillow. Evil is at work. But who or what is behind it...?

    Featuring more than a mouthful of Roald Dahl-style macabre humour, this is a funny but heart-warming audiobook of Demon Dentist that will make parents laugh just as much as children.
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    NEW BOOK AND CD PACK - A hilarious and moving story of old age, adventure, stolen jewels and swimming the Thames, from Sport Relief star and all-round hero David Walliams. "I absolutely love David Walliams's books. In a few more years they will become classics." - Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole Our hero Ben is bored beyond belief after he is made to stay at his grandma's house. She's the boringest grandma ever: all she wants to do is to play Scrabble, and eat cabbage soup. But there are two things Ben doesn't know about his grandma. 1) She was once an international jewel thief. 2) All her life, she has been plotting to steal the crown jewels, and now she needs Ben's help...
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    Five screamingly funny stories from number one bestselling children's author David Walliams, in this big, bumper CD boxset, performed by the King of Comedy himself. THE BOY IN THE DRESS - Dennis's very ordinary life is about to get a lot more extraordinary. Why? There's a clue in the title of this book...MR STINK - When Chloe decides to hide a homeless man in her garden shed, she discovers there's more to Mr Stink than meets the nose...GANGSTA GRANNY - Like most grannies, Ben's has white hair, false teeth...and is an international jewel thief too! BILLIONAIRE BOY - Joe has a lot of reasons to be happy. About a billion dollar's worth of them, in fact. There's just one thing he doesn't have - a friend...RATBURGER - Can Zoe keep her beloved pet rat safe from the clutches of dastardly Burt of Burt's Burgers and his dubious burger-making machine?