David Walliams reveals that letters from young fans of his books have been stolen

The Little Britain star has issued his apologies to those who tried to contact him

David Walliams reveals that letters from young fans of his books have been stolen

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Comedian and Children's author David Walliams has revealed that letters sent to him by young fans have been stolen.

London Police informed the Little Britain star's post, containing a large box of fanmail sent to his publisher, was stolen by thieves. 

Walliams posted an apology to his 1.6m followers on Twitter and asked them to write again if they haven't received a reply.

One of the most popular names in children's literature, Walliams has sold over 12 and a half million books worldwide.

He has written novels for HarperCollins with Demon Dentist, Ratburger and Gangsta Granny all becoming children’s best-sellers. Billionaire Boy is another one of his compositions and his works have been translated into 46 languages. 

And according to the publisher’s website his seventh book is due to be released in November.