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Are David Walliams’ children’s books ‘racist’, ‘misogynistic’ & ‘fat-shaming’?

Comedian and best-selling children’s author David Walliams has come under fire for his writin...

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15.28 8 Jul 2020


Are David Walliams’ children’s books ‘racist’, ‘misogynistic’ & ‘fat-shaming’?


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15.28 8 Jul 2020


Comedian and best-selling children’s author David Walliams has come under fire for his writing which has been branded ‘racist’, ‘classicist’, ‘misogynistic’ and 'fat-shaming'. Have you read his books to your children? Did you share these concerns or do you think the criticism is unwarranted? Clare chats to Peter Cosgrove – author of ‘Family Fun Unplugged’ and hears from listeners. 

Picture by: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Archive/PA Images

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