The Guardianreports that the shortlists for the the Roald Dahl Funny prize have been announced. The award was founded by British children's laureate Michael Rosen. He founded the prize to "boost the profile of humorous books as part of his campaign to put the fun back into children's reading." The winner of the prize will receive 2,500 pounds.
The shortlist for children aged six and under:
Stick Man by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler