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World's Worst Children 2 | London Book Signings

To celebrate the release of his wonderfully wicked book, The World’s Worst Children 2, David Walliams will be signing books at three deliciously special events during half-term. All information below – do you DARE book your ticket today?!


Wednesday 31st May, 11am-12pm: Waterstones Piccadilly

203-206 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1J 9HD. 020 7851 2400.


Thursday 1st June, 2-3pm: Chorleywood Bookshop

4 New Parade, Rickmansworth WD3 5NJ. 01923 283566.


Friday 2nd June, 11am-12pm: Waterstones Hampstead

68-69 Hampstead High Street, London NW3 1QP. 020 7794 1098.


We look forward to seeing you there (delightfully dreadful costumes encouraged)!


“I wrote the first collection of short stories with the reluctant reader in mind. I wanted to create a book that would be very friendly for children whatever their reading ability, full of surreal humour and colourful illustrations from the great Tony Ross. This new book has all new characters and stories and I am thrilled to be unleashing these horrible children on the world.” - David Walliams


And now for the all important Terms and Conditions...

Terms and conditions:

David Walliams is coming to Waterstones Piccadilly, Chorleywood Bookshop and Waterstones Hampstead to sign copies of his hilarious new book The World’s Worst Children 2.

Places are strictly limited and tickets must be purchased in advance. Those without tickets will be turned away.

Tickets include a copy of The World’s Worst Children 2 (RRP £14.99). The price of The World’s Worst Children 2 is set by the retailer.

Tickets can be purchased via the web links above only.

Parents accompanying their children do not need to reserve a ticket.

David Walliams is very sorry but in the time allowed he will only be able to sign one book per person, per ticket holder. Sadly he cannot add dedications.

A photo opportunity will be available with David at the signing table, so please feel free to bring your cameras!

The shops will be open before the events to allow time to purchase your copy of The World’s Worst Children 2 and to get your spot in the queue!

David's not-so-awful Auntie

WATCH: David explains why his auntie is not awful

David reads Awful Auntie

WATCH: David reads an extract from Awful Auntie

Grandpa's Great Escape Extract

WATCH: David Walliams reads an extract from Grandpa's Great Escape

Mr Stink Trailer

WATCH: The Mr Stink Trailer as shown on BBC. Brought to life by Hugh Bonneville, Sheridan Smith and Johnny Vegas