David Walliams

David Walliams
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 40 million copies, and his books translated into 55 languages. Collectively across his titles, David has celebrated over 65 weeks (non-consecutive) at number one in the overall book charts and more than 190 weeks (non-consecutive) at number one in the Children’s charts – an achievement no other children’s writer has reached. In 2020, David released three fiction titles, The World’s Worst Parents, Slime, and Code Name Bananas and all three titles went straight to number one in the children’s and overall bestseller charts. In 2020 alone, his titles spent 14 weeks at the top of the overall bestseller charts and an astonishing 35 weeks at the top of the children’s charts. David’s most recent tile Megamonster was published in June 2021 and went straight to number one in the children’s and overall bestseller charts.