Gangsta Granny

We’re celebrating ten wonderful Walliams years with a spectacularly special gift edition of GANGSTA GRANNY, one of David Walliams’ best-loved and critically acclaimed books.

GANGSTA GRANNY has gone FULL COLOUR in a brand-new gift book in celebration of David Walliams' 10th anniversary as a bestselling children's author. This hardback gift edition also contains an introduction from David Walliams himself and makes the perfect present for children of any age.

A hilarious and heartfelt story of old age, adventure, stolen jewels and swimming the Thames, and another Number One bestseller. Illustrated by the award-winning Tony Ross.

GANGSTA GRANNY is available now in paperback, hardback, audio download and ebook. The brand-new anniversary gift edition (hardback) is also available for a limited time only.

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Gangsta Granny

Critical Acclaim

  • “Anyone who thinks that all grannies do is wear mauve and play Scrabble will laugh out loud”


  • “It's hilarious and will make you cry. David Walliams hits a high note”

    Patrick, Guardian For Kids Review

  • “Continues the irreverent and humorous tradition that Roald Dahl forged”

    Courier Mail, Australia

  • “Bottom line: best book ever written for kids. LOVED IT”

    Reader, aged 11

David Walliams'


Watch David Walliams on stage in his live show “Big Laughs”  on 23 August 2018.

David Walliams at Hay Festival 2018

David Walliams at Hay Festival 2018

Missed David at Hay this year? Never fear as we have front-row snaps! Check them out here, and watch the full video on iPlayer!

Gangsta Granny comes to London's West End!

Watch the trailer for the stage production now!

The award-winning production of David Walliams’ Gansgsta Granny comes to London's West End.


Gangsta Granny | Fun fact about the book

Think you know EVERYTHING about David Walliams' book Gangsta Granny? David reveals a fun fact about the book that you might not know!

Gangsta Granny | Favourite Characters

David's FAVOURITE Gangsta Granny characters...
Which Gangsta Granny characters does David Walliams love (or love to despise) most? Watch this video to find out!

What inspired Gangsta Granny?

The story behind Gangsta Granny...
How did David Walliams come up with such a bottom-squeakingly brilliant book like Gangsta Granny? Watch the video to hear about his inspiration and then go and give your own Granny a great big hug.

Closed: Perform ‘Walliams-in-10’ with Shakespeare Schools Foundation

Closed: Perform ‘Walliams-in-10’ with Shakespeare Schools Foundation

UK teachers! Sign up for FREE CPD Literacy and Drama workshops focused on David Walliams’ bestselling books.

Celebrating ten wonderful Walliams years!

Celebrating ten wonderful Walliams years!

Celebrate ten wonderful Walliams years with glorious gift editions of Mr Stink and Gangsta Granny in full colour!

Gangsta Granny is hitting the West End in 2017!

Gangsta Granny is hitting the West End in 2017!

David Walliams' Gangsta Granny is touring the UK before its West End premiere at the Garrick Theatre in July 2017.

Gangsta Granny Trailer

Watch the Gangsta Granny Trailer as shown on the BBC! Brought to life by Joanna Lumley, Rob Brydon and Miranda Hart