Thursday, November 18, 2010

Withering Tights wins Roald Dahl Funny Prize

Louise Rennison's Withering Tights has won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize in the category: The Funniest Book for Children Aged Seven to Fourteen. Here is the full shortlist:

The Clumsies Make a Mess by Sorrel Anderson, illustrated by Nicola Slater
Einstein's Underpants and How They Saved the World by Anthony McGowan
The Incredible Luck of Alfie Pluck by Jamie Rix, illustrated by Craig Shuttlewood
Mr Stink by David Walliams, illustrated by Quentin Blake
The Ogre of Oglefort by Eva Ibbotson
Withering Tights by Louise Rennison

Read more about the Prize and the books at the Booktrust website.

My review of Withering Tights is here.

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