Harper Collins Children’s Books presents

David Baddiel

David Baddiel

A howling good read for kids everywhere

Malcolm doesn’t like animals. Which is a problem because his family love them. But on a school trip to a farm, everything’s about to change...

Award-winning author of
The Parent Agency and
The Person Controller

The Parent Agency

A brilliantly funny, gripping novel from a born storyteller, The Parent Agency is an epic wish-fulfilment adventure for every child - and for the child in everyone.

“Funny, sometimes moving, always engaging”

The Guardian

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The Person Controller

When twins Fred and Ellie are sent a video game controller by a mystery man, they think they've found the key to all their wildest dreams. At least it seems like that...

“A real page turner... a compelling story with relatable characters and meaningful life lessons.”

Huffington Post

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David Baddiel

About David Baddiel

David Baddiel is an author and comedian. His children’s novels The Parent Agency and The Person Controller have been runaway bestsellers and The Parent Agency was the winner of the Best Laugh Out Loud Book for 9 to 13-year-olds at the inaugural Laugh Out Loud Awards. AniMalcolm is David’s third novel - and funniest yet.