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David Baddiel

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David Baddiel is an author and comedian. He has written and performed in a series of highly successful TV comedy shows, including The Mary Whitehouse Experience and Baddiel and Skinner Unplanned. His debut children’s novel, The Parent Agency, was the bestselling 9-12 debut of 2014 and was hailed by the Guardian as ‘funny, sometimes moving and always engaging.’ He lives in London.

Genres: Children's Fiction, Literary Fiction
New Books
October 2022

Virtually Christmas
Non fiction
   Mary Whitehouse Experience Encyclopedia (1991) (with Rob Newman)
   Fantasy Football Diary (1994) (with Frank Skinner)
   Fantasy Football: The Glory Years (1995) (with Frank Skinner)
   The Official Baddiel and Skinner Fantasy Football Diary (1995) (with Frank Skinner)
   Jews Don't Count (2021)
   The God Desire (2023)
   Collected Journalism (2023)
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David Baddiel recommends
The Late Hector Kipling (2007)
David Thewlis
"A fine study in character disintegration and a very funny satire on the contemporary art world."
Marge and the Great Train Rescue (2017)
(Marge, book 3)
Isla Fisher
"Charming, funny, delightful."
Grandpa Frank's Great Big Bucket List (2022)
Jenny Pearson
"Breaks records for funny and touching storytelling."
The Book That No One Wanted to Read (2022)
Richard Ayoade
"One book that I really think children should read is The Book That No One Wanted to Read."

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