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'Funny Prize' Honors Roald Dahl, Humorous Books

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'Funny Prize' Honors Roald Dahl, Humorous Books

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'Funny Prize' Honors Roald Dahl, Humorous Books

'Funny Prize' Honors Roald Dahl, Humorous Books

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Much-loved children's author Roald Dahl was snubbed by critics in his day. Now, the United Kingdom's Booktrust has created a prize in his honor that awards children's authors who write funny books.

U.K. Children's Laureate Michael Rosen talks with Liane Hansen about the prize, which he founded.