David Walliams Has Two New Children’s Releases in Time for Christmas

By October 16, 2018 Children's Literature, New Releases

David Walliams is fast becoming one of Britain’s most popular children’s authors, leading the Christmas market for several years now. This November the author and comedian has two books out, a novel about an ice monster in Victorian times and a picture book about a baby penguin who wants to fly.




The Ice Monster is out in hardback on 6th November and is likely to be a Christmas bestseller. The novel is about a girl in Victorian London who hears about the arrival of a mysterious ice monster and is desperate to find out more. Walliams said he had a lot of fun writing the novel, which has a full cast including Queen Victoria herself.

Geronimo is a picture book and therefore aimed at smaller children and is about a baby penguin who is simply desperate to fly, despite the fact that penguins are flightless. Geronimo will be released on 15th November.

Walliams is really finding his place as a popular children’s author and has sold 13.9 million books to date. His 2017 bestseller Bad Dad was his first Christmas number one and has sold more than three quarters of a million copies. Walliams’ top selling title is still Gangsta Granny, which has sold £7.9 million worth to date.

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