The World's Worst Teachers

Back to school with David for a cheeky lesson in laughter. Meet ten terrible teachers: proof that school is cruel! There’s sinister science teacher Dr Dread: half man and half monster. There’s ghastly Miss Seethe. Watch out! She’s on a detention rampage! And did you ever hear of a teacher like Pent, who is bone-shakingly terrified of children? If you think your teacher’s a nightmare, maybe you’ll spot them in here!

  • New from the creators of The World’s Worst Children
  • A laugh-out-loud look at the world’s worst grown-ups!
  • Ten cautionary tales by top comedian David Walliams
  • All with wickedly witty colour pictures by Tony Ross

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    David Walliams

    Comedian and writer David Walliams is one of Britain’s bestselling children’s authors


    David Walliams has twice won Children’s Book of the Year at the National Book Awards, for Ratburger and The Demon Dentist, along with many regional prizes including the Sheffield, Doncaster, Stockport and Lincolnshire Young People’s Book Awards.

  • Tony Ross

    Multi-award-winning Tony Ross has become one of the best-known creators of original and traditional picture books and his work has been published all over the world. As well as his own books, he has illustrated books for authors such as Roald Dahl, Paula Danziger and Michael Palin.


    Tony Ross has won a number of awards for illustration, including the Dutch Silver Paintbrush Award for the best illustrations by a foreign artist.

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