Walliams and Kinney team up for live December event

Walliams and Kinney team up for live December event

Children’s fiction giants David Walliams and Jeff Kinney are teaming up for the first time for a joint live event at the O2 in London.

At David Walliams and Jeff Kinney: A Christmas Spectacular, Walliams will be speaking about his latest novel, The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins Children’s Books), whilst US-author Jeff Kinney will present his latest book in the Wimpy Kid series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down (Penguin Random House Children’s).

The event is being co-produced by the authors’ publishers and will take place on 1st December. Tickets are available via David Walliams’ website or the Wimpy Kid website and retail for between £13.50 and £15.50.

Last week The Midnight Gang and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down broke into the UK bestseller chart at number one and number two, respectively. Walliams’ book sold 70,058 copies, according to Neilsen BookScan, whilst Kinney’s title sold 63,192 copies.