David Walliams has revolutionised reading for children and 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 53 languages. Born in London, Tony Ross went to art school in Liverpool. His cartoons have appeared in famous publications the world over. His first book, HUGO AND THE WICKED WINTER, was published in 1972. Tony has since written over 100 books and illustrated over 2000! His creations Towser and The Little Princess have been turned into TV series.
PRAISE FOR DAVID WALLIAMS:
"Unlike other celebrity authors, Walliams can write; his energetic fairytale will be relished" - The Times
"The joy of David's books are that he completely understands how children think and feel and is never ever patronising" - The Sun
"David Walliams has become a formidable force in the world of children's literature" - The Sun
"Walliams manages to infuse his novels with genuine wit and sly commentary...further proof that Walliams has become a master storyteller" - Heat
"Comedian David Walliams has taken the publishing world by storm" - The Metro
"Open wide for another helping of hilarity" tBk Magazine