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Wednesday, 07 November 2012 - 19:39
Dark Lord wins Roald Dahl prize
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A fantasy book about a dark lord who is transformed into a chubby teenager has won this year's Roald Dahl Funny Prize.

Dark Lord: Teenage Years by games developer Jamie Thompson won the prize for the funniest book for children aged seven to 14.

He beat other short-listed authors including David Walliams and Frank Cottrell Boyce.

Rebecca Patterson's story about a toddler's tantrums - My Big Shouting Day - won the under-six prize.

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