Roald Dahl Funny Prize

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At lunchtime today (at the Unicorn Theatre), Michael Rosen announced the winners of the inaugural Roald Dahl Funny Prize, which honours the funniest books for children.

For children aged six and under
The Witch's Children Go to School by Ursula Jones, Illus. Russell Ayto (Orchard Books)

For children aged seven to fourteen
Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear by Andy Stanton, Illus. David Tazzyman (Egmont Press)

The judging panel comprised the author Sophie Dahl, the comedian Dara O'Briain, author Kaye Umansky and author, illustrator and political cartoonist Chris Riddell. The panel was chaired by the Children's Laureate Michael Rosen.

Winners received a cheque for £2,500

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