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Summary

Be warned! Awful animals lurk inside....

Millions of people have loved The World’s Worst Children, The World’s Worst Teachers and The World’s Worst Parents—now they will delight in this ludicrously laugh-out-loud collection of pets, brought to you by the phenomenal number one best-selling author David Walliams.

These 10 tales of the world’s craziest creatures will have you shaking with laughter. You’ll never look at pets in the same way again!

Marvel at Houdini, the magician’s rabbit. Take a trip around the world with Zoom, the supersonic tortoise. Gasp at the chaos created by Griselda, a grizzly bear with a big secret. And run for your lives! It’s Furp, the monstrous goldfish!

Good pets, bad pets, supervillain pets, pets as big as a house and pets that could eat you in one gulp—these are the most hilarious and horrendous animals around.

©2022 David Walliams (P)2022 HarperCollins Publishers

Critic reviews

“This really is Walliams at his most indulgently gross and silly—the perfect combination for thousands of his loyal fans.” (Daily Mail)

“Laugh-out-loud funny and…downright disgusting.” (Daily Express)

“Often described as the modern-day Roald Dahl, Walliams is a big author with big ideas and plenty of illustrations, all combining to make for real page-turners, even for kids who would normally look at you as if you’re mad to suggest reading for pleasure.” (The Independent)

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  • 30-04-22

Very very very very very very good and funny it’s amazing as amazing as code name bananas so yay :)

Good good good good good good good very good so good pets pets yay interesting book

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Amazing

It was super funny and the peoples voices make it sound much better 😆🤭
Well done David walliams and everyone who was involved in this

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Fab thx David Walliams we just need another one

We need another one David Walliams like the words worst uncles or the world’s worst aunties OR the world’s worst cows or I think you get it we just need another one pls, I rate this book 5/5 cause it’s so funny and crazy I love it so much and recommend to anyone who loves funny books Like I said I love it so much

By Imogen ;-)

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Awesome! We need another one!

This book is really funny! Love all the pets! I was waiting days for this book to come out and it was really worth it! We need a number 2! I really like the book! Amazing? You ask. Yes. Very Amazing. Too amazing. So amazing that it could blow someone’s head off. Though I wouldn’t recommend doing that. Anyway, BUY THE BOOK! WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? HURRY UP AND BUY IT! I KNOW YOU WANT IT! RIGHT?

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disappointed

not even about the world's worst pets half of the time, only what would fit in the world's worst children with a pet added into the mix. very disappointing.

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Amazing

Great book I loved it I love all the amazing stories all about animals I am a animal lover

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David is the best

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I really really really like it more like , LOVE IT!

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Good book

Not so sure it was bout bad pets there seemed to be allot more people but funny and 5 star recommendation to
5_10years and I do love this book ty

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I love it!!

I love the world’s worst pets it is awesome I like the supervillains cat
It is just fantastic and they all are great thank you for writing this book!!

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I’m going to say this book is very good because it gives children happiness and it’s always funny

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  • Mrs B Hastings-Jones
  • 12-05-22

Best book ever😁

B e s t spells best ,it is amazing no wonder because the best author wrote it