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BREAKING NEWS!

A brand new story by David Walliams for World Book Day 2017!

You’ve already got a tiddlywinks-obsessed Awful Auntie, a raft of beastly boys and girls from The World's Worst Children and a quite marvellous Billionaire Boy balanced on your bookshelf… but could you, do you suppose, make room for just one more?

Being called a “national treasure” by those lovely story-fuelled people at World Book Day UK, David Walliams is absolutely positively thrilled to get cracking on a brand new story for the occasion.

The title is still top secret, but we pinky-promise you it will be side-splittingly funny and brilliantly imaginative… perhaps even your new favourite story.

What do you think it will be about? What will you love about David Walliams’ new characters? Oh, we cannot wait to see what the new story holds - bring on World Book Day!

The 20th anniversary of World Book Day is only 173 sleeps away, on Thursday, March 2nd 2017. You can nab a copy of David Walliams' new book with your World Book Day token!

David's not-so-awful Auntie

WATCH: David explains why his auntie is not awful

David reads Awful Auntie

WATCH: David reads an extract from Awful Auntie

Grandpa's Great Escape Extract

WATCH: David Walliams reads an extract from Grandpa's Great Escape

Mr Stink Trailer

WATCH: The Mr Stink Trailer as shown on BBC. Brought to life by Hugh Bonneville, Sheridan Smith and Johnny Vegas