The shortlist has been announced by Booktrust for the Roald Dahl funny prize an award that celebrates humour in books for children and families to share.
The younger age category features some BB rib tickling favourites such as Allan Ahlberg, Mr Pusskins and the marvellous Great Dog Bottom Swap.
Little Britain megastar David Walliams has been nominated for the older award for The Boy in the Dress. The judges include the award’s inventor Michael Rosen and Hobbity comedian Bill Bailey.
We have one copy of previous Funny Prize shortlister Manfredd the Baddie by John Fardell to anyone who sends an e-mail with Funny Prize in the subject field to firstname.lastname@example.org and a joke that makes a small blue bear laugh out loud.*
The competition will close on November 9 the day before the award winners are announced!
*To win you must have a Plymouth UK postcode.