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Summary

Read by David Walliams, with Nitin Ganatra as Raj - listen to David perform these 10 cautionary tales introducing a delightfully dreadful cast of characters.

Are you ready to listen to the World’s Worst Children?

Five beastly boys and five gruesome girls!

  • 'Like Sofia Sofa' - a TV super-fan so stuck to the sofa that she’s turning into one!
  • 'Or Dribbling Drew' - a boy whose drool gets him into trouble on a school trip!
  • And not forgetting 'Blubbering Bertha' - a girl who bawls and tells terrible tales!

From number one best-selling author David Walliams comes this collection of wickedly funny, deliciously mischievous tales, read by the author himself and Nitin Ganatra as Raj.

©2016 David Walliams (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"A pleasure to read. A beguilingly funny, original and thought-provoking tale...hilarious." (Amanda Craig, The Times)   

"Delightfully funny." (Metro

"A triumphant mix of wit and warmth." (Telegraph Books of the Year)   

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Original David Walliams

Enjoyable story line and very creative story.
Recommended for creative minds and great story tellers

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wackiest worst children stories are wonderful !

Raj and his introduction makes the best start to the book! I was smiling from the very beginning and the laughter continued throughout till the very end of the book. The narration and sound effects were brilliant as ever. Highly recommend this audio book. I love the way the author always has a moral to the story even if it is tongue in cheek.

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  • 07-06-20

TERRIBALE

THIS IS THE WORST AUDIO BOOK AND READING BOOK EVER MADE YOU SHOULD DEFINETLY NOT GET THIS ITS A WASTE OF MONEY!

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Entertaining for kids and adults

Great for car journeys to keep everyone entertained! It will make you laugh and gag in equal measure!!

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Kids laughing out loud!

Bought this as something for my son (just 7) and daughter (just 5) to listen to on the plane/by the beach. Although I haven't listened to it personally, the children LOVED it. My son was asking to listen to this rather than go in the pool or on the beach! They both laughed out loud. If they're happy, I'm happy.

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Horrible

Horrible book
Horrible horrible horrible horrible horrible horrible
Not funny
Don’t get it
HORRIBLE HORRIBLE HORRIBLE HORRIBLE

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I just liked the nasty and funny parts of the it!

I love it because I am a savage, a crazy one to be precise. Hahaha.

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The worlds worst children

It was a very funny and enjoyable book to listen to and I loved it

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Horrible
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Just why bum head I need to kill you ha ha

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Great short stories. Reminds me of Roald Dahl.

Funny (and gross!) stories to keep the kids amused. Well written and narrated!
Will definitely buy more of David’s work.

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  • fabiana
  • 17-06-17

The less liked of David Walliams books, so far.

It's nicely narrated as the other stories that we have listened to from the same author. Nevertheless we didn't finish listening to it because we didn't find the short stories interesting. They didn't capture our imagination (mine and my 11 year old boy). We didn't find it funny either (and we had laughed or giggled with some other of his books).

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  • Anonymous User
  • 17-09-20

😙Goody BAD😈

The story is gooood🙌

long enough👀❤❤❤❤

Devil mode 😈😈😈😈😈😈😈😈😈😈😈

see ya boy hope u like my reviews🙆🙆🙆🙆🙆

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  • C. Pattenden
  • 24-09-19

The best

This makes you cringe and laugh. Honstely I don’t know how I feel about this book. Actually maybe I do.... I THINK IT’S AWESOME !!!! I would recommend this audio to my family and friends

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 29-08-19

Brilliant, entertaining and energetic

my 7 year old and I loved it! Hilarious. great vocab and good morals. exceptional, as one would expect from David Walliams.

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  • Gelencser
  • 20-07-18

The worlds worst children

It was Ok but the performance was horrible. I disliked it a lot as you can see by my star review thingy ma bobby