Christopher Wakling, author of What I Did, on tour July/August 2012

Posted By on June 20, 2012

About What I Did

• Paperback:288 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (July 17, 2012)

“This is a story about a terrible thing which happens to me. I have to warn you that nobody is bad or good here, or rather everyone is a bit bad and a bit good and the bad and the good moluscules get mixed up against each other and produce terrible chemical reactions. Did you know cheetahs cannot retract their claws?”

Six-year-old Billy loves animals, David Attenborough documentaries, and sneakers that flash when he runs. He does not love sitting still, the blood-soaked sky in Watership Down, or his father’s cell phone.

When Billy runs into a busy street, ignoring his father’s commands, he sets in motion a series of unexpected, family-altering events. What I Did is a heart-wrenching reminder of how best intentions can lead to disastrous consequences, and how one rash decision can take on a life of its own.

About Christopher Wakling

Christopher Wakling grew up in California and England. He won a scholarship to Oxford University and has since worked as a travel writer, farm hand, and litigator. He now lives in Bristol, England, with his wife and children. What I Did is his sixth book.

Check out Christopher’s blog written from the point-of-view of 6-year-old Billy.

Read a Q&A with Christopher Wakling on Book Club Girl.

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Christopher’s Tour Stops

Friday, July 19th: What She Read …

Monday, July 23rd: A Worn Path

Tuesday, July 24th: Good Girl Gone Redneck

Friday, July 27th: Take Me Away

Tuesday, July 31st: In the Next Room

Wednesday, August 1st: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Thursday, August 2nd: Gone Bookserk

Wednesday, August 8th: the state that i am in

Monday, August 20th: Little Bit of Wonderful

Tuesday, August 21st: Kritters Ramblings


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