Funny Books for Children

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There's nothing like seeing kids giggling into the pages of a book.

We know from experience that funny kids’ books are often the best way to get children engaged with reading and to keep them reading.

From silly bedtime stories to share together, to laugh out loud books for kids to read alone, we have put together a list of some of the best funny books for children.

Giggling, chortling, guffawing, chuckling, and even the odd belly laugh, guaranteed.

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River Rescue: A Peanut, Butter & Crackers Story

A hilarious and heart-warming graphic novel about three animal friends who get lost on their humans’ great outdoors camping trip for readers aged 5+!

Peanut, Butter and Crackers are off camping. But getting lost was never part of the plan…that’s exactly what happens when Butter, the friendly indoor cat, discovers his litter tray’s missing! When he goes off to find one with puppy Peanut, not only do they get lost, they also fall into a RIVER! Their only hope is that Crackers, their doggy friend, is able to rescue them and bring them safely home… 

This is the second book in this series, perfect for fans of The Secret Life of Pets. It contains lots of fun bonus extras, including how to draw, behind the scenes and a short story!


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Neon and The Unicorn Hunters

A magical unicorn-packed adventure for fantasy lovers ages 7+! Everything you’ve been told about unicorns is a LIE. Neon Gallup, who lives a secret double life, knows something about it…

In this second book in the series, Neon Gallup has settled in to the UNIverse, she knows how to create goo-powered magic and she also loves going on adventures with all her unicorn friends. She’s so busy with her new life that she doesn’t realise a secret unicorn hunter, Priscilla, is lurking near and has found out about her secret. The UNIverse is in danger! And only Neon can save it…

This is a fantastic new series by Sibéal Pounder, the bestselling author of the Witch Wars and Bad Mermaids series.


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Nabil Steals a Penguin

Paddington but make it a penguin! This fast-paced and big-hearted rhyming picture book adventure will have children and adults both giggling away at a silly penguin who loves curry! 

When Pierre the penguin tries Nabil's delicious biriyani rice, Pierre decides to leave the zoo and go home with him! Shhh, don’t tell anyone! Nabil will be in BIG TROUBLE if his mum finds out. Soon Pierre is EVERYWHERE - honking, dancing, bouncing on the bed and making a HUGE bubbly mess in the bathroom . . . Will Nabil's parents let Pierre stay? 

Brimming with personality, this hilarious story with a lovable, hapless hero is perfect for fans of Paddington.


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What's New, Harper Drew?: Lights, Drama, Action!: Book 3

Harper is no stranger to drama thanks to her completely-beyond-normal life! Good thing she documents everything and readers aged 9+ can find out ALL about it in the hilarious Harper Drew series. 

Harper Drew spends most of her days metaphorically putting out fires. This week, she’s dealing with a nit infestation, an electric basketball match (and not in the way you might think) and her grandparents are on a TV house decorating show. If only her grandpa didn’t love animal print that much...

Made up of journal entries, black-and-white illustrations and interactive text, this is a brilliantly relatable series about embracing your family, and dealing with everyday catastrophes that life throws your way.


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Bumble and Snug and the Shy Ghost: Book 3

This third book in this exciting full-colour graphic novel series about feelings, friendship and teamwork for ages 5+ will have children rolling with laughter as they enter the world of BUGPOPS - little monsters filled with BIG feelings! 

Bumble and Snug are the best of friends. And they’ve just made a new friend: little ghost. Together with little ghost, they’re getting ready for the Bugbopolis Talent Show, and they plan to show off their best magic tricks! There's just one problem, the ghost turns invisible when she's shy. And that’s not their only problem…

Fans of Narwhal and Jelly and Dogman can join Bumble, Snug and the Shy Ghost as they overcome shyness and disasters with magic tricks in between!

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Dork Diaries

Meet Nikki Maxwell (aka Queen of the Dorks!) in the first book in the mega-selling Dork Diaries series – now with over 50 million copies in print worldwide! 
 
New school. New Crush. New mean girl. New diary, so Nikki can spill all! 
 
Nikki Maxwell has never been popular but now she’s started at a new school, she’s hoping to leave her old dorky ways behind. 
 
Follow Nikki's adorkable life through sketches, doodles and diary entries as she shares all the details of her not-so-fabulous life full of BFF drama, hopeless crushes and an extremely cringe-worthy family. 

With a HUGE global fanbase, Dork Diaries is the perfect series for fans of Lottie Brooks, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Tom Gates. 

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