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Friday, September 17, 2010

Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010 shortlist

The shortlist for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010 has been announced:

The Funniest Book for Children Aged Six and Under

* Angelica Sprocket's Pockets by Quentin Blake (Jonathan Cape)

* Dogs Don't Do Ballet by Anna Kemp, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie (Simon & Schuster)

* Dog Loves Books by Louise Yates (Jonathan Cape)

* The Nanny Goat's Kid by Jeanne Willis, illustrated by Tony Ross (Andersen Press)

* One Smart Fish by Chris Wormell (Jonathan Cape)

* The Scariest Monster in the World by Lee Weatherly, illustrated by Algy Craig Hall (Boxer Books)

The Funniest Book for Children Aged Seven to Fourteen

* The Clumsies Make a Mess by Sorrel Anderson, illustrated by Nicola Slater (HarperCollins Children’s Books)

* Einstein's Underpants and How They Saved the World by Anthony McGowan (Yearling)

* The Incredible Luck of Alfie Pluck by Jamie Rix, illustrated by Craig Shuttlewood (Orion Children's Books)

* Mr Stink by David Walliams, illustrated by Quentin Blake (HarperCollins Children's Books)

* The Ogre of Oglefort by Eva Ibbotson (Macmillan Children's Books)

* Withering Tights by Louise Rennison (HarperCollins Children's Books)

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