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David Walliams

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for listening David Walliams by synné David Edward Walliams was born on August 20th 1971 in Merton Surrey, England. He is known as an English comedian, writer, children's author and actor. He is also known for his partnership with Matt Lucas on the TV sketch show Little Britain he was a member of National Youth Theatre, where he met Matt Lucas. Walliams studied drama at the University of Bristol from 1989 to 1992. ... small williams changed his name to walliams when he joined the actors' trade union Equity, as there was already a member named David Williams. Walliams took up swimming as a youth as his preferred from of exercise, because he was overweight. On July 4th 2006 after about 9 months training, he swam the English Channel for charity Sport Relief and raised about one million pounds. Walliams was given a special award in recognition of his sporting efforts for charity. Matt Lucas made a documentary of this entitled Little Britain's Big Swim, which is on DVD. On November 6th 2oo6 he won the Mirror's newspaper "Pride of Britain". In March 2010 Walliams and a group
of celebrities cycled an end-to-end
journey through the UK, raising over
£1 million for Sport Relief. Walliams
suffered a serious fall when tackling
the Kirkstone Pass (a thousand-foot
climb in the Lake District) but was
able to complete the ride. David Walliams is married to a Dutch model Lara Stone. They got married on May 16, 2010 at central London's Claridge's Hotel. In September 2011, David won the Lincolnshire Young People’s book Award in the 9-11 years old category with his book Mr Stink. The award is voted for by the school of Lincolnshire. David Walliams has written 4 books The Boy in the Dress, Mr Stink, Billionaire Boy, and Gangster Granny. In early 2008 Walliams signed a contract with HarperCollins to publish two children's books. The first book, The Boy In The Dress, illustrated by Quentin Blake, was released worldwide on 1st November 2008. It explores several of the themes of Little Britain from Walliams' own life. The book has a similar story with Anne Fine's 1989 book Bill's New Frock. In November 2009, came Mr Stink, again illustrated by Quentin Blake. The book was awarded the Children's Award at the People's Book Prize in 2010. On 28th October 2010 Walliams published his third book, Billionaire Boy, illustrated by Tony Ross. The book included a 'billion pound note' that was used to enter a competition to win a day as a billionaire in London. His fourth book, 'Gangsta Granny' was released in October 2011 and again illustrated by Tony Ross The sixth series of Britain's Got Talent began on March 24, 2012, and David Walliams is one of the judges. Here are some pictures of david walliams: Here is three short sketch from one of David Walliams sketches in Little Britain. Why I chose to write about my author I chose to
write about
David Walliams because
I enjoyed his books so I thought
that it was going to be fun doing
my author project set on David Walliams.
Though the project was harder than I thought. What I like and dislike about my author I like that David Walliams books are fun
to read. Because he has made comedi
for children.
What I dislike about my author is that
he hasen't written any more books, but
I hope he will writie some more books in
the future. I also dislike that David
Walliams has made his books so fun to
read that you can't stop reading!
So I do warn you!!! Walliams writes his books in a funny and realistic style. It is like it could happen in real life and not just made up like Harry Potter or Charlie and the chocolate factory. His books are both recommended for girls and boys.
He writes about people who are
not the luckiest people and not
the most succesful people. Mr Stink is about 12-year-old Chloe who makes friends with a tramp called "Mr Stink" a local tramp. Mr Stink really smells. Then when it looks like he might
be driven out of town,
Chloe decides to hide him
in the garden shed. Now
Chloe's got to make sure no one finds out her secret. Speaking of secrets every one has one even Mr Stink . . . I like the book Mr Stink because it
teaches you that you should not be afraid to stand up to bullies.
The book is a little bitt sad at some times. Who would enjoy reading Walliams books I would recommend Walliams books to 8 and up because his
books are so fun that even adults will enjoy his books,
though they are children books, so they are probably ment
for children. I do especially like the book Mr Stink as it is
full of fun for everyone. I wish Walliams had written more
books than just 4, if he writes any more books I will like
to read it :-)
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