Third winning year for Walliams at National Book Awards

David Walliams’ Awful Auntie (HarperCollins Children’s) has been named Children’s Book of the Year at the Specsavers National Book Awards, making it the third time in a row the author has won the honour. The awards, presented today (26th November) at a ceremony at the Foreign Office in London by TV news presenter Susanna Reid, also saw Awful Auntie win the Audible Audiobook of the Year trophy. Cookery writer and "Great British Bake-Off" judge Mary Berry received the Outstanding Achievement accolade, given to her by chef Ken Hom. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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