The World’s Worst Children by David Walliams

The latest book by David Walliams, The World’s Worst Children, is unlike any of the other books by Walliams. It is a collection of short stories about, as you’ve most probably guessed, really horrid children. It is beautifully, or should I say disgustingly, illustrated in colour by Tony Ross which makes it just that little bit more special.

The book gives a profile of a lot of different gross children, from nose pickers to gaseous guffers. My fIMG_1172avourite children were Sophia Sofa, a lazy half girl-half sofa rotter and Windy Mindy, a girl who discovers her natural talent of playing musical instruments with her bottom.

It was a very funny book and it did make me laugh. I read quite a lot of it whilst sitting in the park with my sister. I think that she got a bit embarrassed when I kept on laughing out loud… This would be a great book for you if you find it quite tricky to remember the story line in a long story. As they are short chapters on separate children, it would make it easier to follow. It would also make a great bed time story, whether you read it or a parent/grandparent/whoever you live with reads it to you. I have to say though, brace yourself for a gross first story about a boy who can’t stop falling asleep and dribbling…

Me and my sister reading in the park. Getting excited for her baby which will arrive in September!



4 Comments Add yours

  1. H b meyrick says:

    Wow you have truly inspired me to read the books that you recommended


  2. H b meyrick says:

    You have inspired me to read the books that you recommended

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    1. vteubler says:

      Thank you H. That means a lot! Can’t wait to read your review – I’m sure it will inspire me to add it onto my pile of books to read next!


  3. Ella says:

    That book sounds gross – but good! Congrats to your sister! Mum has 4 months to go still, her baby is dew in October! 😊


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