International bestselling children’s author, David Walliams, is coming to Parramatta this December with his brilliant new novel, Bad Dad.
It’s been ten years since superstar author David Walliams’ debut book The Boy in the Dress took the children’s book world by storm. Since then, the bestselling author, comedian and actor – dubbed ‘Roald Dahl of the 21st Century’– has won legions of adoring young fans around the world, sold over 20 million books and had his stories translated into 53 languages. The author of the much-loved children's classics Ratburger, Awful Auntie, Billionaire Boy, Demon Dentist, Gangsta Granny and The World’s Worst Children has truly become a global phenomenon.
Walliams' next classic-in-the-making, Bad Dad, is a fast and furious, heart-warming story that will have readers on the edge of their seats, roaring with laughter and holding back the tears.
Join us as we welcome David Walliams LIVE and in conversation with Jay Laga'aia (Play School) at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta on 8 December. You can expect lots of laughter and fun, as well as a reading of Bad Dad by the wonderful Walliams himself!
'I absolutely love David Walliams's books. In a few more years they will become classics.' – Sue Townsend, author of Adrian Mole
'Dahl finally has a worthy successor.' – Telegraph
'Another triumph for David Walliams. His books are a breath of wonderful fresh air.' – The Sun
AGE RECOMMENDATION: Recommended for ages 7–12 but all ages are welcome!
GOODY BAG: Each audience member will receive a World of David Walliams goody bag – containing a Bad Dad bookmark, sticker sheet and felt bandit eye mask, World’s Worst Children 2 postcard and a World of David Walliams balloon and poster.
BOOK SIGNING: David Walliams will be signing books after the event.
The Wonderful World of Walliams – City Recital Hall
David Walliams will also be bringing The Wonderful World of Walliams to City Recital Hall on Saturday 9 December at 11.30am.
Purchase tickets here.
David Walliams (English )
David Walliams is an international bestselling children’s author. His books (including Ratburger, Awful Auntie, Billionaire Boy, Demon Dentist, Gangsta Granny and The World’s Worst Children) have sold over 20 million books and have been translated into 53 languages. Grown-ups may know David for his work with Matt Lucas in the multi-award-winning comedy series, Little Britain.
Jay Laga'aia (Australian)
Jay Laga'aia is a much-loved actor and children's entertainer. His acting credits include Star Wars, Home and Away, The Lion King and Wicked The Musical and of course, Play School! He has recorded four children's albums with ABC for Kids and is currently filming the fourth season of his children’s television show, Jay’s Jungle for 7TWO. Jay is the Queensland Government’s ‘The Early Years Count’ ambassador and is a passionate advocate for early childhood education and early literacy. Jay is a proud father of eight.