Tuesday, April 04, 2017
HARPERCOLLINS CHILDREN’S BOOKS ANNOUNCES MAY PUBLICATION OF THE WORLD’S WORST CHILDREN 2
HarperCollins Children’s Books is thrilled to announce the publication of David Walliams’, The World Worst Children 2. With illustrations in glorious colour by Tony Ross, it will publish in hardback on 25th May 2017.
David’s release of his first volume, The World’s Worst Children, stormed the market with its surprise publication last year, delighting his millions of readers and supercharging the book industry. From launch, the book dominated the charts. From launch, the book dominated the charts. It held the industry No.1 slot for three weeks. Success continued throughout 2016.*
The World’s Worst Children 2 welcomes another line-up of disgraceful children even more deliciously wicked than before! This stunning collection of cautionary tales will be published in the UK and across key international territories including Australia, New Zealand and Canada, as well as simultaneously in ebook and audio formats with the story uproariously read by David himself!
David Walliams said, “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.”