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World Book Day Book Revealed!

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 be working on a brand new story for the occasion.

You'll have to wait until World Book Day to peek inside, 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 most 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 on Thursday, March 2nd 2017. You'll be able to nab a copy of David Walliams' special World Book Day story for just £1, or free 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