The Wonderful World of Walliams
It’s with great excitement that we announce global bestselling children’s author David Walliams is coming to Christchurch this December with his dazzling new novel, Bad Dad (publishing 6 November)!
Published by HarperCollins for almost a decade, David Walliams is a global phenomenon in the world of children’s literature. His ability to wow fans is unprecedented, with international sales exceeding 20 million copies and books translated into 53 languages. His next classic-in-the-making Bad Dad is a fast and furious, heart-warming story that will have readers on the edge of their seats, roaring with laughter and holding back the tears. Join us as we welcome David Walliams LIVE and in conversation with a very special host at Christchurch Boys' High School on 10 December. You can expect lots of laughter and fun, as well as an exclusive extract of Bad Dad, read by the wonderful Walliams himself! Read more
When: 10 December, 5.30-6.30pm plus book signing
Who: David Walliams
What: The Wonderful World of Walliams
Venue: Christchurch Boys' High School Hall
Price: $20 (service fees apply)Buy Tickets
WHAT WE DO
NEXT FESTIVAL 30 AUGUST-2 SEPTEMBER 2018!
WORD Christchurch presents a huge variety of literary events, from our biennial festival - the largest literary event in the South Island - to one-off events with visiting and local authors. In May we partner with the Auckland Writers Festival for an Autumn Season, and in September on the festival off-year we partner with Christchurch Arts Festival for a series of ideas-based events. Past guests include such luminaries as Eleanor Catton, Anna Smaill, Margaret Atwood, Ivan Coyote, Chris Cleave, David Mitchell, NoViolet Bulawayo, Tim Flannery, Caitlin Doughty, Alexander McCall Smith, Michael Palin, Julia Gillard, Jung Chang, Geraldine Brooks, Ian Rankin, Ruth Reichl and children's sensations David Walliams and Andy Griffiths. Our events bring writers, thinkers and performers together to celebrate the written word and provide an opportunity for audiences to respond to ideas and to meet their literary heroes. Read more