Jonny Duddle and his lovely wife, Jane
Libby Hamilton - Jonny's editor
Tamlyn Francis - Jonny's agent
Mike McGrath - Templar's MD
Jayne Roscoe - Templar's Press Officer
looking dead glam in our posh frocks and smart suits as we made our way into the Mandarin Oriental hotel on Knightsbridge.
The Pirate's Next Door was on the shortlist for best Children's Book. We had a feeling that if David Walliams showed up then he was more than likely going to win this category (and he did show up and he did win!)
|Tamlyn and Jonny - still standing|
|Libby and Jane Duddle|
I had to go and tell Caitlin Moran that I loved her writing and have given her book to all my friends. She let out a great whoop, gave me a huge hug and nearly fell off her amazing bright green stacked heels.
|Jayne and Caitlin Moran|
Spotted our arch rival, David Walliams and asked if I could take his photo - and before I knew it, his pr had pushed me next to him and taken the photo. He is very tall!
Then it was off into the ballroom for the actual awards ceremony - with cheers all round for each of the nominations and applause for the winners. We then got down to the serious business of continuing the celebrations which went on to around midnight.