The Guardian has reported that 'The Day the Crayons Quit' by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers, has been voted the overall winner of the Red House Children's Book Award by children. The book also won in the Books for Younger Children category.
David Walliams' 'Demon Dentist' and Sophie McKenzie's 'Split Second' also took awards.
'The Day the Crayons Quit' had also achieved top spot on the New York Best Seller list.
The Federation of Children's Books Groups organise the awards with the books chosen and voted for by children, the awards were announced at London's South Bank centre as part of the 'Imagine Festival' backed by the Book People.
Congratulations from the Hatpeople, who are hoping the paints won't quit!