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David Walliams supports Save the Children

David Walliams supports Save the Children

David Walliams supports Save the Children by reading some of his books during a visit to a London school where Save the Children runs one of its volunteer reading programmes. Watch David read to his screaming audience! [See links to films below] For parents: our campaign Read On. Get On. is striving to get all children reading well by the age of 11 – currently one in four children leave primary school not being able to read as well as they should.  Take action and sign our petition now David visits a London Born to Read School Here are the full clips: David Walliams reads Gangsta Granny David Walliams reads Demon Dentist David Walliams reads Rat Burger  

Read an exclusive extract of Awful Auntie

Read an exclusive extract of Awful Auntie

Aunt Alberta is the most awful aunt who ever lived.  Would you like to meet her? We’re excited to share with you this exclusive opening extract of Awful Auntie – David Walliams’ latest heartfelt but hilarious hoot of an adventure. Click here to read an extract  Awful Auntie will be hitting stores on 25th September! You can pre-order your copy here. 

Awful Auntie – coming soon!

Awful Auntie – coming soon!

From number one bestselling author David Walliams comes another heartfelt but hilarious hoot of an adventure, Awful Auntie. 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… Publishing in hardback on 25th September   Exclusive extract coming soon!

Revealing the title of the new David Walliams novel

Revealing the title of the new David Walliams novel

We are delighted to bring you the news that the eagerly anticipated new children’s novel from David Walliams will be called Awful Auntie. Awful Auntie is a page-turning, rollicking romp of a read, sparkling with Walliams’ most eccentric characters yet and full of the humour and heart that all his readers love. From larger than life, tiddlywinks obsessed Awful Aunt Alberta to her pet owl, Wagner – this is an adventure with a difference. Aunt Alberta is on a mission to cheat the young Lady Stella Saxby out of her inheritance – Saxby Hall. But with mischievous and irrepressible Soot, the cockney ghost of a chimney sweep, alongside her Stella is determined to fight back… And sometimes a special friend, Read More