Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013!

And don’t forget Roald Dahl Day on 13th September 2014.

 

Wakefield Libraries

I Am Still Not a Loser by Jim Smith has been crordfp-for-webwned the funniest book for children aged 7-14, with Monkey Nut by Simon Rickerty winning for children aged 6 and under in this year’s Roald Dahl Funny Prize.

The Roald Dahl Funny Prize,  which was launched in 2008 in association with Michael Rosen, Children’s Laureate 2007-2009, celebrates its sixth birthday this year. It aims to promote laughter and humour as a feel-good factor when reading, to draw attention to funny books as readable and enjoyable books and to reward authors and illustrators who write and illustrate books using humour.

The Prize has two categories:

  • The funniest book for children aged six and under
  • The funniest book for children aged seven to fourteen

The winners were announced at an awards ceremony at the Cambridge Theatre in London, home to the Royal Shakespeare Company’s multi award-winning production of Roald Dahl’s Matilda…

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