David Baddiel is an author and comedian. His children’s novels AniMalcolm, The Parent Agency and the Person Controller have been runaway bestsellers and the Parent Agency was the winner of the Best Laugh Out Loud Book for 9 to 13-year-olds.
He has said that his work as a comedian helped him keep in touch with the child inside. “I think that’s the job of a comedian almost, to try and remain very in touch with the child in yourself.”
He lives in London.