David Walliams - Author
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If your children or indeed you! Like a modern-day Roald Dahl, who incidentally David was inspired by, his writing is fun, engaging and brilliantly bizarre. His characters are everyday and unique - from Billionaire Boy to Gangsta Granny - and wonderfully relatable even with their eccentricities. What Walliams manages with all his tales is to bring humour and silliness to moving and difficult topics. From the boy who didn't fit in The Boy In The Dress to a man who everyone avoids because he smells Mr Stink and the wild but lovable rabble in World's Worst Children, outsiders are heroes in his books.
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