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Children will love laughing along while reading with Book People's hand-picked selection of funny books for kids. From wacky stories to jokes, our funny books for children are available at unbelievable prices.

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Funny Books for Kids

  • Horrid Henry's Swimming Lesson

    Francesca Simon

    Product Code: AYGQV
    Paperback 5 years +
    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. Armbands at the ready as Henry causes chaos in a mischievous bid to escape his dreaded swimming lesson with Soggy Sid. A hilarious and horrid Early Reader from bestelling author Francesca Simon, and illustrator Tony Ross.
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  • Horrid Henry Meets the Queen

    Francesca Simon

    Product Code: AHAVH
    Paperback 5 years +
    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. The Queen is coming to visit Horrid Henry's school. The real live Queen! Henry can't believe it. But when Miss Battle-Axe puts him in the back row, Henry is furious. Now how is he meant to find out how many TVs she has? Somehow Henry has to get himself noticed - and show the Queen just how horrid he can be ...
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  • Horrid Henry: Up, Up and Away

    Francesca Simon

    Product Code: BUQID
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    Number One for fiendish fun! Four brand-new, wickedly funny and totally brilliant stories featuring the inimitable Horrid Henry! Contains four stories: Horrid Henry: Up, Up and Away Horrid Henry Changes History Horrid Henry Steals the Show Horrid Henry and the Zoom of Doom Illustrated by Tony Ross, these timeless stories offer an irresistible introduction to ready for pleasure, featuring one of the best-loved characters in children's fiction.
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  • Horrid Henry's Stinkbomb

    Francesca Simon

    Product Code: ASMPC
    Paperback 6 years +
    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. Hold your nose! It's stinkbombs at the ready as Henry's Purple Hand Gang goes to war with Moody Margaret's Secret Club. This could get very smelly ...A hilarious and horrid new Early Reader from bestelling author Francesca Simon, and illustrator Tony Ross.
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  • Horrid Henry's Sleepover

    Francesca Simon

    Product Code: AIZRS
    Paperback 3 years +
    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.

    In Francesca Simon's Horrid Henry's Sleepover, Horrid Henry is going to New Nick's house for a sleepover. Bliss! New beds to bounce on. New biscuit tins to raid. Henry can't wait. But will the evening turn out the way Henry expects?

    Complemented by Tony Ross' hilarious illustrations, this is a laugh-out-loud story starring the naughtiest boy in books.
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  • Horrid Henry's Underpants

    Francesca Simon

    Product Code: ADUTT
    Paperback 3 years +
    Horrid Henry receives a most unwelcome present ...
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  • Mr. Men go to the Dentist

    Adam Hargreaves

    Product Code: BWLJQ
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    Everyone has to go to the dentist - even the Mr Men and Little Miss! Mrs Bright looks after all their teeth, but some of her patients are easier than others. Mr Fussy has very, very clean teeth, but Little Miss Naughty likes to play cheeky tricks. Going to the dentist has never been more fun than with the silly antics and sunny smiles of the Mr Men! The Mr. Men and Little Miss Every Day series takes Roger Hargreaves beloved characters on trips and activities that children will recognise from their own lives. All the stories have a `Where's Walter' feature with Walter the worm hiding in every story making for a fun and interactive reading experience for children aged two years and up.
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  • Horrid Henry's Nits

    Francesca Simon

    Product Code: AIBHV
    Paperback
    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. Horrid Henry has got nits - again! But as an impending visit from Nitty Nora the Nit Nurse looms, Henry's determined he won't be the only one...
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  • Early Reader: The Witch of the Ditch

    Steven Butler

    Product Code: BQXJK
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    A red Early Reader full of humour and fun, from bestselling author and actor, Steven Butler. Every town in the world has one witch - only one! So when the Hag of the Crag moves into town next door to the Witch of the Ditch, an all-out Witch War ensues. Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.
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  • Mr Adventure

    Adam Hargreaves

    Product Code: BNCYU
    Paperback 3 years +
    Introducing a brand new Mr. Men character! Mr Adventure loves going on holiday to exciting places that would make your hair stand on end. But this year he doesn't have enough money to go on one of his wild adventures. He needs to get a job, but what job will be exciting enough for Mr Adventure? The Mr Men and Little Miss have been delighting children for generations with their charming and funny antics. Bold illustrations and funny stories make Mr Men and Little Miss the perfect story time experience for children aged 2 years and up.
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  • Flat Stanley and the Very Big Cookie

    Lori Haskins Houran

    Product Code: AYDTE
    Paperback
    It's time for a bake-off in this colour-illustrated early reader featuring everyone's favourite flat boy, Flat Stanley. Perfect for children learning to read. When Stanley and Arthur visit their friend the baker they find he needs their help - it's the Food Fair on Saturday and the baker is fresh out of ideas! Then Stanley has a brainwave...Will it be a recipe for disaster, or has he just come up with the next BIG thing? The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 2 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for readers who are growing in confidence and are beginning to enjoy longer stories. Features: clear type; up to 8 lines per page; bright, appealing pictures for added interest; a variety of sentence structures; a wider range of vocabulary; and strong themes and characters to discuss. All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: Orange.
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  • Hades' Pet Hellhound!

    Stella Tarakson

    Product Code: BZPPN
    Paperback
    What the Hades? Tim's used to solo time-travel but now there's a `friend' along for the ride. I'll get you for this, Cinderella! When things go south after some bird spotting, Tim has to avoid being burnt alive, eaten alive or dead alive. But the Underworld is full of dangers, and the local music isn't exactly lifting his spirits. Hopeless Heroes is a fun-filled series about Greek mythology, adventure and what it means to be a hero. Readers aged 7+ will love diving into the world of Tim Baker and his (sort of) friend Hercules. Great for fans of Who Let The Gods out and the Percy Jackson series. Online activity packs can be found at www.sweetcherrypublishing.com
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  • Flat Stanley and the Haunted House

    Jeff Brown

    Product Code: ASMQO
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    A spooky but funny story about Jeff Brown's Flat Stanley - everyone's favourite flat boy - perfect for children learning to read. Stanley and his brother Arthur are going to their school's Halloween party. They dress up in costumes and Stanley is particularly looking forward to the limbo competition. They're rather disappointed by the haunted house, though - it's really not very scary. But when they see a bully upsetting their friend Martin, they decide to teach him a lesson - by being very scary indeed! The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 2 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for readers who are growing in confidence and are beginning to enjoy longer stories. It features: clear type; up to 8 lines per page; bright, appealing pictures for added interest; a variety of sentence structures; a wider range of vocabulary; and, strong themes and characters to discuss. All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: Turquoise.
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  • WeirDo 1&2 bind-up

    Anh Do

    Product Code: CCYVP
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    From bestselling author Anh Do comes the hilarious hit chapter book series, WeirDo. These illustrated books will keep readers laughing as Weir and his friends navigate the trials of elementary school. Meet Weir Do. No, that's not a typo, that's his name! Weir Do's the new kid in school. With an unforgettable name, a crazy family, and some seriously weird habits, fitting in won't be easy . . . but it will be funny!
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  • Circe's Beastly Feast!

    Stella Tarakson

    Product Code: BZPVI
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    It could be Tim's last time in Ancient Greece, but instead of saying goodbye, he's busy trading song titles with Apollo, delivering a package to Narcissus, escaping from Hera and- Holy moly! -making a pig of himself at Circe's table. Meanwhile his friends have forgotten who he is, so who will save him when it all goes wrong wrong wrong? Hopeless Heroes is a fun-filled series about Greek mythology, adventure and what it means to be a hero. Readers aged 7+ will love diving into the world of Tim Baker and his (sort of) friend Hercules. Great for fans of Who Let The Gods out and the Percy Jackson series. Online activity packs can be found at www.sweetcherrypublishing.com
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  • Max's Amazing Models

    Linda Chapman

    Product Code: BVNRF
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    Meet Max, the boy whose inventions come to life, in this colour-illustrated early reader by acclaimed author, Linda Chapman. Perfect for children learning to read. Max loves making models - he makes robots, aliens and spaceships, all out of paper, card and glue. But these are no ordinary models - Max has a magic switch that make his models come to life! And when a messy monster, an evil wheelie bin and ninja sheep start causing trouble, Max's amazing models might just save the day! The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 2 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for readers who are growing in confidence and are beginning to enjoy longer stories. * Clear type * Up to 8 lines per page * Bright, appealing pictures for added interest * A variety of sentence structures * A wider range of vocabulary * Strong themes and characters to discuss All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: Orange
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  • Eye, Eye, Captain! A Bloomsbury Young Reader

    Jane Clarke

    Product Code: BVLVK
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    Captain Cutlass cannot see a thing without his glasses. But pirates don't wear glasses and if his crew finds out they'll make him walk the plank! As the pirates set sail for Treasure Island, the Captain soon finds himself in trouble when he can't even read the treasure map... This hilarious tale from picture book author Jane Clarke (author of Gilbert the Great and Neon Leon) is perfect for children who are learning to read by themselves and for Key Stage 1. Features engaging illustrations by Jennie Poh and quirky characters young readers will find hard to resist. Bloomsbury Young Readers are the perfect way to get children reading, with book-banded stories by brilliant authors like Julia Donaldson. They are packed with gorgeous colour illustrations and include inside cover notes to help adults reading with children, as well as ideas for activities related to the stories. Book band: Gold Quizzed for Accelerated Reader Ideal for ages: 5+
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  • Three Waggy Tales

    Pippa Goodhart

    Product Code: BPPKI
    Paperback
    Three warm, funny stories about three dog best friends, from beloved picture book author Pippa Goodhart. Perfect for children learning to read. Spotty, Scruff and Duster keep getting into trouble! Join them on three funny adventures, and finish with a party! The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 1 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for new readers who are beginning to read simple stories with help. Short, simple sentences Familiar, repeated words Big, clear type 1 - 5 lines per page Bright, fun pictures to help talk about the story All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book Band: Blue
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  • Amelia Bedelia Means Business

    Herman Parish

    Product Code: BBYKF
    Paperback Toddlers
    Amelia Bedelia makes her chapter book debut! In Amelia Bedelia Means Business, a New York Times bestseller and the first book in the new chapter book series, young Amelia Bedelia will do almost anything for a shiny new bicycle. Amelia Bedelia's parents say they'll split the cost of a new bike with her, and that means Amelia Bedelia needs to put the pedal to the metal and earn some dough! With Amelia Bedelia anything can happen, and it usually does. Short, fast-paced chapters, tons of friends, silly situations, and funny wordplay and misunderstandings make the Amelia Bedelia chapter books an ideal choice for readers of the Ivy and Bean, Magic Tree House, and Judy Moody books. Features black-and-white pictures by Lynne Avril on every page! Look out! Here comes Amelia Bedelia, and she means business! "Sure to be favorites on the early chapter-book shelves."-School Library Journal Supports the Common Core State Standards
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  • The Dragonsitter: Trick or Treat?

    Josh Lacey

    Product Code: AUTTM
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    On Halloween the night is full of strange creatures: witches, vampires, ghosts - and dragons. In their seventh adventure Eddie and Emily take their uncle's pet dragons trick or treating. But the dragons have quite the sweet tooth, and it's not long before things go ghoulishly wrong...
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  • Flat Stanley Plays Ball

    Jeff Brown

    Product Code: ASMQS
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    This is a charming sports story with full-colour illustrations starring Jeff Brown's Flat Stanley. It is perfect for children learning to read. When Stanley Lamb chop joins the rounders team, he discovers that being flat can help him play. But not everyone thinks that flat players should be allowed...The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 1 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for new readers who are beginning to read simple stories with help. It includes short, simple sentences; familiar, repeated words; big, clear type; 1 - 5 lines per page; bright, fun pictures to help talk about the story. All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading.
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  • Polly and the Pirates

    Tony Bradman

    Product Code: ASOMK
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    An exciting pirate adventure, perfect for children learning to read. From the author of Dilly the Dinosaur. When their pirate crew cast them adrift on the ocean wave, it looks like certain death for Caleb and Annie, and their baby daughter Polly. Against all odds, they make it to land and find a new home, but Polly can't seem to settle into normal life. Then, on a school trip, Polly's class comes under attack from pirates - and she finally discovers what she is destined to be! Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently. It features: varied sentences; detailed illustrations to enjoy; chapters; interesting characters and themes; a rich range of vocabulary; and, more complex storylines to stretch confident readers. All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: Gold.
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  • Horrid Henry's Cannibal Curse

    Francesca Simon

    Product Code: AOJCN
    Paperback 5 years +
    The final collection of four brand new utterly horrid stories; Horrid Henry's Bake-Off sees Henry and Margaret go head-to-head in a hotly contested baking competition, Henry triumphantly reveals his top tips in Horrid Henry's Extra Horrid Guide to Perfect Parents, he reads an interesting book about Evil Evie, a really naughty girl not too dissimilar to himself in Horrid Henry's Bad Book, and conjures up an ancient cannibal's curse to deal with his enemies and small, annoying brother in Horrid Henry's Cannibal Curse. Horrid Henry is illustrated by Tony Ross, who also illustrates David Walliams' children's books, as well as his own picture books.
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  • Horrid Henry and the Comfy Black Chair

    Francesca Simon

    Product Code: AMZDI
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    Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey. The comfy black chair makes TV watching perfect. That's what Horrid Henry thinks ...and so does Perfect Peter. Now Henry and Peter are locked in a battle for the chair, and the TV. Only one brother can win ...but who will it be?
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