Hip Hip Hooray! We have a winner - and TWO runners up!

Heartiest congratulations go to the winner of the Greenhouse Funny Prize 2016.  The gloriously funny SARAH FLETCHER has won for her rib-tickling teenage entry Balaclava Weirdo.  It’s a story to charm and delight any unconfident teenager who has ever been pushed unwillingly into the limelight. Whilst dressed as a tree.

We are delighted to announce that we have two runners up as well.  They are KATE WISEMAN for Blaggards’ (Future Infamy Assured), a story that is a treat for aspiring scoundrels, and EMMA GREEN for Lottie Klappers and the Ghoul Guides, which is the sort of adventure that children everywhere will relish.

Thank you to the many, many writers who entered.  Judging the Prize was enormous fun, the only un-funny part was that we couldn’t give prizes to more of you.  It’s been a delight, and a laugh, to read the work of so many aspiring authors. There is a lot of talent out there.

From the Children’s Editorial Team at Faber & Faber Ltd and Polly Nolan at the Greenhouse Literary Agency.

Keep an eye out here for details of next year’s competition. We’ll post something in February 2017.