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Funny Books for Kids

  • 13-Storey Treehouse

    Andy Griffiths

    Product Code: AMDQH
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Andy and Terry live in the WORLD'S BEST treehouse! It's got a giant catapult, a secret underground laboratory, a tank of man-eating sharks and a marshmallow machine that follows you around and shoots marshmallows into your mouth whenever you're hungry! Just watch out for the sea monkeys, and the monkeys pretending to be sea monkeys, and the giant mutant mermaid sea monster ...Oh, and, whatever you do, don't get trapped in a burp-gas-filled bubble ...! The story follows Andy and Terry's crazy adventures in their treehouse as they try to write a book, and is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations.
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  • The 26-Storey Treehouse

    Andy Griffiths

    Product Code: ANHOJ
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Andy and Terry have expanded their treehouse! There are now 13 brand-new storeys, including a dodgem-car rink, a skate ramp, a mud-fighting arena, an antigravity chamber, an ice-cream parlour with seventy-eight flavours run by an ice-cream-serving robot called Edward Scooperhands, and the Maze of Doom - a maze so complicated that nobody who has gone in has ever come out again ...well, not yet anyway ...The 26-Storey Treehouse is the second book in Andy Griffith's and Terry Denton's wacky treehouse adventures, where the laugh-out-loud story is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations.
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  • The 39-Storey Treehouse

    Andy Griffiths

    Product Code: ARHIJ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Andy and Terry's amazing treehouse has thirteen new levels! They've added a chocolate waterfall you can swim in, a volcano for toasting marshmallows, a bulldozer-battling level, a baby-dinosaur-petting zoo, a not-very-merry merry-go-round, a boxing elephant called the Trunkinator, an X-ray room, a disco with light-up dance floor, the world's scariest roller coaster and a top-secret thirty-ninth level which hasn't even been finished yet! But what good is all this stuff when Andy and Terry are trying to write their fastest book ever? You'll have to read it to find out! The 39-Storey Treehouse is the third book in Andy Griffith's and Terry Denton's wacky treehouse adventures, where the laugh-out-loud story is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations.
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  • Dog Man 5: Lord of the Fleas PB

    Dav Pilkey

    Product Code: BYHWA
    Paperback 7 years +
    There's a new bunch of baddies in town, and they have something sinister in store for Petey the Cat. Once again, Dog Man is called into action--but this time he isn't alone. With a cute kitten and a remarkable robot by his side, the Supa Buddies must join forces with the most unlikely of heroes to save the day. But will that villain Petey avoid vengeance and finally venture toward virtue?
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  • Kid Normal

    Greg James

    Product Code: BGLHI
    Paperback 8 years +
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    The first book in a laugh-out-loud funny adventure series for 8+ readers from popular radio personalities Greg James and Chris Smith. When Murph Cooper rocks up to his new school several weeks into the beginning of term, he can't help but feel a bit out of his depth. And it's not because he's worried about where to sit, and making friends, and fitting in, or not knowing where the loos are. It's because his mum has enrolled him at a school for superheroes by mistake. And unlike his fellow students, who can all control the weather or fly or conjure tiny horses from thin air, Murph has no special abilities whatsoever. But just because you don't have superpowers, it doesn't mean you can't save the day. Let's hope Murph realises that, and quick - because not far away is a great big bad guy who is half man and half wasp, and his mind is abuzz with evil plans ... It's time for Kid Normal to become a hero! Perfect for fans of David Solomons, David Baddiel and Danny Wallace. Featuring brilliant illustrations by Erica Salcedo throughout.
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  • The Creakers

    Tom Fletcher

    Product Code: BOLZT
    Paperback 7 years +
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    What silently waits in the shadows at night? What's under your bed, keeping just out of sight? Do you ever hear strange, creaking noises at night? Ever wonder what makes those noises? Lucy Dungston always did. Until, one morning, Lucy discovers that all the grown-ups have disappeared - as if into thin air. Chaos descends as the children in Lucy's town run riot. It's mayhem. It's madness. To most kids, it's amazing! But Lucy wants to find out the truth. Lucy lost her dad not long ago, and she's determined not to lose her mum too. She's going to get her back - and nothing is going to stop her . . . . . . except maybe the Creakers.
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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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  • Pippi Longstocking

    Astrid Lindgren

    Product Code: AATRR
    Paperback 6 years +
    This beautiful edition of the children's classic Pippi Longstocking is illustrated throughout with wonderful collage pictures from the award-winning Lauren Child. The contemporary design, imaginative layout of the text, and stunning illustrations from Lauren Child all add up to a perfect gift purchase. When the book published in hardback, it gathered many wonderful reviews, including this one from Books for Keeps: 'Lauren Child is the perfect choice to illustrate this handsome, large format edition of Pippi ...her unmistakeable illustrative style helps to bring a modern feel to the book.' Pippi lives in Villa Villekulla with a horse, a monkey, and a big suitcase full of gold coins. The grown-ups in her village try to make Pippi behave in ways that they think a little girl should, but Pippi has other ideas. She would much rather spend her days arranging wild, exciting adventures to enjoy with her neighbours, Tommy and Annika, or entertaining everyone she meets with her outrageous stories. Pippi thinks nothing of wrestling a circus strongman, dancing a polka with burglars, or tugging a bull's tail and her wildly unconventional lifestyle is matched by Lauren's free-spirited illustrations.
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  • Dog Man 4: Dog Man and Cat Kid

    Dav Pilkey

    Product Code: BTQBQ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Hot diggity dog, this is the fourth book in Captain Underpants creator Dav Pilkey's vibrant and hilarious Dog Man series.

    Dog Man is back and this time he's not alone: he has a new mystery to sniff out with Cat Kid. But will Petey, the World's Most Evil Cat, send them barking up the wrong tree?
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  • Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Bees of Stupidity

    John Dougherty

    Product Code: AMLDQ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Ssh! Keep the noise down! Shut Uuuuuppp!!! Thanks ...There are strange things happening on the island of Great Kerfuffle. Listen carefully ...can you hear that humming noise? It's getting louder ...and louder ...it's coming this way! I think we'd better LEG IT!! Oh, hang about, here come our heroes, Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face to save us. They're sure to know what's beehind all this strange beehaviour. Let's hope they don't buzz off beefore the end of the story!
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  • Kid Normal and the Rogue Heroes

    Greg James

    Product Code: BMKSE
    Paperback 8 years +
    The second epically funny adventure starring Murph Cooper and the Super Zeroes from Greg James and Chris Smith. Running a team of crime-fighting superheroes is a complicated business - especially when your mum's not allowed to know that you're doing it. But Murph Cooper is making it work: he's a schoolkid by day and a member of the top-secret Heroes' Alliance by night. Not that anyone at The School seems to care. Most of Murph's teachers and classmates still believe that unless you have a proper superpower you can't be a real hero. But his achievements have caught the attention of at least one person ... Far away in a maximum security prison, the world's most notorious supervillain, Magpie, has just broken a 30-year silence. Magpie's special power? Draining heroes of their Capabilities and taking them for his own. And his first words? `Bring Kid Normal to me ...'
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  • The Accidental Prime Minister

    Tom McLaughlin

    Product Code: AMJZU
    Paperback 7 years +
    When Joe tells a local news reporter exactly what he would do if he were leader of the country, the video goes viral and Joe's speech becomes famous all over the world! Before long, people are calling for the current leader to resign and give someone else a go ...and that's how an ordinary boy like Joe ended up with the most extraordinary job. Now the fun can really start ...Hats for cats! Pet pigs for all! Banana shaped buses! Swimming pools on trains! A hilarious story of one boy's meteoric rise to power!
  • Pippi Longstocking in the South Seas

    Astrid Lindgren

    Product Code: AMKHC
    Paperback 7 years +
    Pippi Longstocking is one of the most popular children's characters of all time and is still much loved by millions of children today. This anniversary edition of Pippi Longstocking in the South Seas will introduce Pippi and her adventurous spirit to a whole new generation of readers. Nine year old Pippi is an unusual and unpredictable character, she lives alone with a monkey, a horse, and no rules whatsoever! Every day is a crazy adventure with Pippi, but what else would you expect from the daughter of a swashbuckling pirate captain?! In this collection of stories Pippi and her friends, Tommy and Annika set sail for the Canny Canny Islands, where Pippi's father is king. They explore secret caves, and play marbles with real pearls. Luckily the pirates and sharks they meet are no match for Pippi Longstocking!
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  • How to Survive Summer Camp

    Jacqueline Wilson

    Product Code: ABRJK
    Paperback 7 years +
    Dumped at Evergreen Summer Camp while her mum's off on a swanky honeymoon, Stella just knows she's going to hate it. Being mistaken for a boy and having to share a room with snobby Louise and nasty Karen is just the start... It seems Stella's in for a nightmare summer. How can she possibly survive?

    This special edition includes a fantastic section of cool quizzes, yummy recipes, and brilliant activities. It has all you need to create your own summer camp... even survival tips!

    How to Survive Summer Camp is yet another title that can go into the list of wonderful Jacqueline Wilson books - a fabulously fun read!
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  • Witch Tricks

    Sibeal Pounder

    Product Code: BSOIG
    Paperback 7 years +
    Felicity Bat's cool big sister, Idabelle, is always up to no good, but when Tiga and Fluffanora are invited to join her secret clique, The Points, they can't resist. But soon they realise that Idabelle doesn't really want to make friends. She's using them - and a bit of magic - to bring back the infamous outlaw witch gang, the Ritzy Six! Tiga and Fluffanora are going to need all the help they can get to magic history's most mischievous witches back to the past. Unfortunately, Felicity Bat is furious with them and Fran is just a teensy bit busy starring in the TV wrestling event of the century ... FAIRY FIGHTZ! Join all your favourite Witch Wars witches on their sixth adventure!
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  • Football Frightmare

    Steve Barlow

    Product Code: AZHBJ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Monsters Like Us follows the adventures of monster misfits Danny (a demon), Lin (a werewolf) and Sam (a zombie) as they attempt to get through school without eating the teachers, running wild or raising hell. Lin is determined to make Danny and Sam exercise more, so she signs them up to her five-a-side football team. It's only when they go to play their first game that they realise the opposition team is led by class bully, Clogger Mills. Each Monsters Like Us story features an accessible storyline in a familiar setting, and is ideal for guided reading with struggling readers, as confidence-building independent reads, and for EAL pupils. Call of the Wild is levelled at book band 8 Purple, is printed on off-white paper and uses a font approved by the British Dyslexia Association. This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.
  • Wish Trap

    Lucy Fleming

    Product Code: AYILZ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Do you believe in magic? Ionie and her friends do! When they meet the Star Animals, a whole world of adventure unfolds. Ionie and her star animal, a wildcat called Sorrel, must use their special powers to stop the forces of dark magic. When a young girl, Paige, wishes she could be on the gym team, she doesn't realise that a Wish Shade hiding in her garden will make it come true - in the worst way imaginable. Can the Star Friends stop the girls from getting hurt and send the Wish Shade back to where it came from? Perfect for fans of My Secret Unicorn and The Rescue Princesses, and for Rainbow Magic readers looking to move on to a more challenging adventure.
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  • Scream!

    Alan MacDonald

    Product Code: AXJQK
    Paperback 6 years +
    Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another helping of comic chaos! Join Bertie as he builds his very own haunted house, goes on a wet weekend away with his family and tries to cheat at the Spelling Bee!
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  • St Grizzles School for Girls, Goats and Random Boys

    Karen McCombie

    Product Code: AWOOZ
    Paperback 7 years +
    When Dani's mum gets the chance to study penguins in the Antarctic, she decides the best place for eleven-year-old Dani is a strict girls' boarding school where - uh-oh! - students wear smart uniforms that includes SKIRTS! Having failed to change Mum's mind, Dani finds herself having to say goodbye to Granny Viv, her dog Downboy and best friend Arch. But when they arrive at St Grizelda's it seems that there's been some drastic changes; gone are the uniforms and the rules, and in are chaos, anarchy and, er, goats. Surely Mum's not going to leave her at the mercy of a crazy head-butting goat, a bunch of eight-year-olds masquerading as mutant goblins and a head teacher wearing a crown of picnic cutlery? But as a homesick Dani waits for Mum to make alternative arrangements, the madness of St Grizzle's begins to warm Dani's heart...With a definite whiff of St Trinian's about it, St Grizzle's is a laugh-out-loud middle grade read by best-selling author Karen McCombie, perfect for fans of A Murder Most Unladylike and Scarlet and Ivy.
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  • Slurps and Burps

    Alan MacDonald

    Product Code: AUKJE
    Paperback 6 years +
    A Dirty Bertie collection to delight his legions of fans who revel in his revolting ways! Enjoy the comic capers of Dirty Bertie - the boy with nosepickingly disgusting habits - in this bumper book of nine revolting stories from Snow!, Toothy! and Dinosaur! Join Bertie as he tries to beat Know-all Nick in a sledge race, takes a reluctant trip to the dentist and goes on a dinosaur hunt! Dirty Bertie is a hugely popular series created by David Roberts. With each hilarious story approximately thirty pages long and split into chapters, Dirty Bertie is ideal for reluctant readers or readers in search of hilarity but with a short attention span.
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  • The Bolds to the Rescue

    Julian Clary

    Product Code: AREKY
    Paperback 7 years +
    More wildly funny animal madness from dream team Julian Clary and David Roberts! The Bolds are a family of hyenas living as humans in a suburban house. But now their kindness to animal waifs and strays has become legendary, and more and more animals keep turning up to stay! Roger the sheep flocks to their house, and Fifi the poodle turns up to learn some new tricks, whilst Sheila the crocodile decides to stay for a while. But when the Bolds take in a couple of race horses who are on the run, they worry their animal magnetism is getting to be too much. Have these hyenas bitten off more than they can chew?
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  • Is He a Girl?

    Louis Sachar

    Product Code: APVRQ
    Paperback 5 years +
    Marvin Redpost is yet again caught in a dilemma. He's been told that he'll turn into a girl if he kisses his elbow, and after accidentally doing just that he wonders if it is really going to happen to him. His voice starts to change, he longs to have pigtails and he even dots his 'i's with a heart in class! What on earth has happened to Marvin, and will he ever be the same again? This is a charming story, which will give you lots of laughs. Louis Sachar has the ability to bring together the absurd and the real with the perfect ingredients to entertain all children aged 5 to 7 years.
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  • Jackpot!

    David Roberts

    Product Code: ANGVT
    Paperback 6 years +
    Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another helping of comic chaos! With ever-increasing madcap schemes and crazy capers, Bertie continues to delight his legions of fans who revel in his revolting ways. Join Bertie in Jackpot!, his 25th adventure, as he wins the lottery (or thinks he does), cooks up a storm in the kitchen and finds himself face-to-face with a demon dolly! Dirty Bertie is a hugely popular series created by award-winning illustrator, David Roberts (Tyrannosaurus Drip, The Wind in the Willows, The Troll, Eddie Dickens Trilogy). With each hilarious story approximately thirty pages long and split into chapters with illustrations on nearly every spread, Dirty Bertie is ideal for confident readers to enjoy by themselves, or for sharing with your child.
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  • Happy Times in Noisy Village

    Astrid Lindgren

    Product Code: AMLYU
    Paperback 5 years +
    Lisa lives in Noisy Village with her brothers and their friends. With so many children living there, it's a very noisy place indeed! Lisa and her friends race their sledges on the slopes, hunt for treasure, and keep a watch for pirate ships from their robber's den. Every day is a happy day for the children of Noisy Village! A charming collection of stories from the much-loved author of Pippi Longstocking.
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