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Funny Books for Kids

  • Galaxy Race!

    Lucy Courtenay

    Product Code: AYIIR
    Paperback 6 years +
    What's black and white, and flies faster than the speed of light? The Space Penguins! They're the ice-cool crew of the spaceship Tunafish. With their pioneering flying skills and resistance to the deep freeze, these intergalactic avians are going where no fin has gone before. Captain T Krill, Rocky Waddle, Fuzz Allgrin and Splash Gordon are on a mission to explore new planets, rescue alien life, and battle their former comrade-in-wings: Dark Wader. In Galaxy Race! Rocky's reputation for death-defying aerial acrobatics gains him an invitation to participate in the galaxy's notorious Superchase Space Race. But will this turn out to be a race to the death? This hilarious Space Penguin adventure is sure to appeal to boys. Full of fishy goings on, humour and adventure Space Penguins is a fantastic series that will tickle even reluctant boy readers. It's just one tiny waddle for mankind...
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  • Dinkin Dings and the Curse of Clawfingers

    Guy Bass

    Product Code: AYIIK
    Paperback 7 years +
    Dinkin Dings is afraid of everything - not just scary things, like being stuck in a lift with a hungry jaguar, but pretty much totally everything (apart from the monsters under his bed)! Dinkin has made a big mistake - he's created an invention of such mind-boggling anti-everythingness that it's far too terrifying to use and must be destroyed at once. But before he can get rid of it, the Anti-Everything Machine is stolen. Can Dinkin and the Frightening Things find the thief and save themselves from a fate worse than terror?
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  • Disco!

    Product Code: AXGUP
    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 Disco! his 29th adventure as he gets tricked into accompanying Angela Nicely to the school disco, becomes Royston Rich's slave for the day and cooks up a great escape for Gran and her friends on an ultra-dull trip to the seaside! 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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  • Goldenclaw

    Guy Bass

    Product Code: AXGER
    Paperback 8 years +
    From a land before time comes a hero for today ...Spynosaur - he's going to make crime extinct! A hilarious new series from award-winning author Guy Bass, perfect for fans of My Brother is a Superhero, The Astounding Broccoli Boy, Darkmouth and Hamish and the Worldstoppers. When Spynosaur locks up the last of the world's worst criminal masterminds, all that's left are a string of disappointingly undemanding novelty villains. With no one worthy of his super-spy skills, Amber's worried that Spynosaur might give up spying altogether. Even Goldentoe, their last hope of a dastardly villain, admits to only pretending to be evil to win the heart of Shady Lady. Frantic that her dad has lost the will to spy, Amber convinces Goldentoe to make himself a more desirably dangerous suitor. With the help of the Science Ray and a sample of Spynosaur's DNA, Goldentoe transforms himself into Goldenclaw, a formidable half-man, half dinosaur far more powerful than Spynosaur, and intent on a spot of world-ending asteroid flinging...
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  • Attack of the Alien Dung!

    Gareth P. Jones

    Product Code: AWXKX
    Paperback 6 years +
    The Pet Defenders Code: 1. The safety of Planet Earth depends on you. 2. Humans MUST NOT know the truth. GOOD LUCK - you'll need it...From Gareth P. Jones, winner of the Blue Peter Award and author of successful young series fiction, including NINA MEERKATS, comes a brand-new comic caper. THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS meets THE X FILES - Pet Defenders are secret agents with a difference. It's up to Mitzy and Biskit to save the world from alien invasions - just so long as they can stop fighting like cat and dog for long enough to do it! Secret agent Biskit is not happy when he discovers his new partner Mitzy is a cat - everyone knows that cats and dogs don't mix. But saving the earth from alien invasions must come first and the planet is under attack! A cluster of cow pats has flown into town and they're whipping up a stink...It's time for Biskit and Mitzy to put aside their differences and kick some alien butt! For fans of funny and action-packed animal adventures including Andrew Cope's Spy Dog series, Astrosaurs and Jeremy Strong.
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  • Star Struck!

    Product Code: AWOOY
    Paperback 6 years +
    A fantastically funny series from Alan MacDonald and David Roberts, creator of Dirty Bertie. Angela Nicely is already well known to fans of Dirty Bertie after he struggled to escape her clutches in Kiss!, and now she has her very own series! Angela is sure to delight young readers, with her larger-than-life personality and her desire to be the best! Angela Nicely might look like she's made of sugar and spice and all things nice, but she's not quite as sweet as she'd have you believe! Whether she's tussling with Tiffany about who is the biggest super-fan, helping her mum win the Best Kept Garden Competition or trying her hand as an agony aunt, she's determined to cause a stir! With fantastic artwork by award-winning illustrator, David Roberts (Tyrannosaurus Drip, The Wind in the Willows, The Troll, The Bolds), these deliciously funny stories are perfect for confident readers to enjoy by themselves, or for sharing with your child.
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  • Cupcake Wars!

    Alan MacDonald

    Product Code: AQPCU
    Paperback 6 years +
    A fantastically funny series from Alan MacDonald and David Roberts, creator of Dirty Bertie, Angela Nicely is already well known to Bertie's fans after he struggled to escape her clutches in Kiss! Angela Nicely might look like she's made of sugar and spice and all things nice, but she's not quite as sweet as she'd have you believe! Perfect for young readers who are fans of Dirty Bertie. Whether she's having a bake-off against Tiffany Charmers, riding high at a pony party or snooping on her mysterious neighbours, she's determined to steal the show! With fantastic artwork by award-winning illustrator, David Roberts (Tyrannosaurus Drip, The Wind in the Willows, The Troll, Eddie Dickens Trilogy), these deliciously funny stories are perfect for confident readers to enjoy by themselves, or for sharing with your child. Angela Nicely is sure to delight young readers, with her larger-than-life personality and her desire to be the best!
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  • Rise of the Slippery Sea Monster

    Gareth P. Jones

    Product Code: AQPNS
    Paperback 6 years +
    Wanted: Dead or Alive! (Or smashed into little bits and delivered in boxes.) The Steampunk Pirates get a taste of their own medicine when their ship is raided by a sea monster that's greedy for gold. But when the rusty robots race to get their treasure back, they sail straight into a trap...This hilarious series from Gareth P. Jones, author of Ninja Meerkats, is sure to delight young readers with its madcap humour and larger-than-life robot pirate crew. Perfect for fans of Jonny Duddle's The Ghostly Galleon and the Space Pirates books who looking for more swashbuckling action!
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  • Whiffs and Sniffs

    David Roberts

    Product Code: AOCUU
    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 Crackers!, Pong! and Pirate! Join Bertie as he performs in the school nativity play, gives Miss Boot the fright of her life and tries his luck as a swashbuckling pirate! 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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  • Apocalypse Miaow Miaow

    James Proimos

    Product Code: APWCN
    Paperback 7 years +
    The end is nigh. Apocalypse has dawned. Everyone has gone ...except for our heroes: Brownie, Apollo and their ragtag group of strays. Having raided a supermarket and defeated some very mean mutts, our heroes find themselves out of food. So when they hear a rumour of a Twonkies factory, and all the Twonkies they could ever eat, they think they've won the Twonkie jackpot. The only catch is the cat guarding the factory - and this 'cat' is MUCH bigger than any feline they've ever met. Can our heroes defeat their foe and claim the Twonkies for themselves? More irreverent, dog-filled apocalyptic adventures. With laughs on every page, this brilliant graphic novel will charm everyone from the most reluctant reader to the coolest of cats (humans and animals alike)!
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  • Nixie : Wonky Winter Wonderland

    Cas Lester

    Product Code: AQEQF
    Paperback 5 years +
    Snow days are for sledging, skating and snowball battles and no-one is safe from Nixie's expertly aimed snowballs or her mischievous wonky wand. But one fairy is missing out on all of the fun, where is Fidget the butterfly fairy? It's up to Nixie to find her and prove that she's not such a bad, bad fairy but a rather ingenious one!
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  • Bad Magic

    Pseudonymous Bosch

    Product Code: AMGFU
    Paperback 7 years +
    This book is incredibly BAD. It does not contain MAGIC. Or a strange ghost girl. Or spontaneous combustion. Or Spanish-speaking llamas. It's just an ordinary tale of a boy going to summer camp on a desert island. Nothing EXCITING or WEIRD happens and there are no SECRETS or MYSTERIES at all. (Or maybe there are. You'd better read it to find out.)
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  • The Boy with the Pudding Touch

    Laura North

    Product Code: APYKI
    Paperback 7 years +
    It's Jack's birthday. He makes a wish and gets a super power! Everything he touches turns into a pudding. He thinks it will be the best birthday ever. Then things start to get sticky...Race Ahead with Reading is the perfect introduction to reading chapters with brand new page turning reads in five short bite size chapters, to encourage children to take the driving seat with their reading.
  • The Mad Scientist Next Door

    Clare De Marco

    Product Code: APYKF
    Paperback 7 years +
    Ella's next door neighbour, Mr Willis, is seriously mean. She stays out of his way as much as possible. But when she accidentally catapaults her baby brother's favourite teddy bear into Mr Willis' garden, Ella is forced to go over to his house. And Ella is in for a SHOCK! Race Ahead with Reading is the perfect introduction to reading chapters with brand new page turning reads in five short bite size chapters, to encourage children to take the driving seat with their reading.
  • Class Six and the Nits of Doom

    Sally Prue

    Product Code: APXJQ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Class 6's teacher is a witch. That's bad. The dancing skeletons and pterodactyls they can see in her eyes are worse. And nobody likes the snake in her desk. But worst of all are the witch-nits. Rodney catches them first. It's not long before the whole class is scratching. Then strange things start happening to them. The green glowing toenails. The antennae that pick up digital radio. And whatever it is that Rodney's turning into...Is there any cure for the nits of doom?
  • K-9

    Rohan Gavin

    Product Code: APWJB
    Paperback 7 years +
    Darkus Knightley - tweed-wearing, mega-brained, thoroughly logical 13-year-old investigator of the weird - was just getting used to having his dad back in his life. Then Alan Knightley went off-radar, again, leaving Darkus with a traumatised ex-bomb-disposal dog as his only partner in crime-solving. Now things are getting even stranger. Family pets are being savaged by a beast at a top London beauty spot. Policemen have been tracked and attacked by a particularly aggressive canine. And two curiously alert hounds seem to be watching Darkus's house. No one is using the word werewolf - yet - but as the full moon approaches, it doesn't take Sherlock Holmes to work out that someone or something sinister is messing with the minds of London's dog population. A mysterious canine conspiracy is howling for the attention of Knightley & Son ...Criminally good detective adventure, perfect for fans of Sherlock and sharp-minded sleuths of all shapes and sizes ...www.knightleyandson.com
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  • Knightley and Son

    Rohan Gavin

    Product Code: APWJA
    Paperback 7 years +
    Meet Knightley and Son - two great detectives for the price of one ...Darkus Knightley is not your average thirteen-year-old: ferociously logical, super-smart and with a fondness for tweed, detective work is in his blood. His dad Alan Knightley was London's top private investigator and an expert in crimes too strange for Scotland Yard to handle, but four years ago the unexplained finally caught up with him - and he fell into a mysterious coma. Darkus is determined to follow in his father's footsteps and find out what really happened. But when Alan suddenly wakes up, his memory is wonky and he needs help. The game is afoot for Knightley & Son - with a mystery that gets weirder by the minute, a bestselling book that makes its readers commit terrible crimes, and a sinister organisation known as the Combination ...A funny, warm, fantastical crime caper with an unlikely hero and a brilliant comic cast, perfect for fans ofSherlock and criminally good storytelling.
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  • Anyone but Ivy Pocket

    Caleb Krisp

    Product Code: APWCS
    Paperback 7 years +
    Ivy Pocket is a twelve-year-old maid with the natural instincts of a wartime Prime Minister. Or at the very least, a lighthouse keeper. For the princely sum of GBP500, Ivy has agreed to courier the Duchess of Trinity's most precious possession - the Clock Diamond - from Paris to England, and to put it around the neck of the revolting Matilda Butterfield on her twelfth birthday. Acquiring bosom friends and instant enemies as she goes, it's not long before Ivy finds herself at the heart of a conspiracy involving mischief, mayhem and murder. Illustrated in humorous gothic detail by John Kelly, Anyone But Ivy Pocket is just the beginning of one girl's deadly comic journey to discover who she really is ...
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  • Thunderbot's Day of Doom

    Alan MacDonald

    Product Code: APVUJ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Welcome back to Mighty High - the school for superheroes. Our heroes, Stan, Minnie, Miles and, of course, Pudding the Wonder Dog, face their toughest challenge yet - a weatherman gone bad! Thunderbot is determined to hold the country to ransom by controlling the weather - he even threatens to put the Queen in danger! With gadgets a-plenty, our young superheroes must battle through ice, snow, tornadoes and lightning strikes - but can they save the day? With fully integrated black and white illustrations throughout, this laugh-out-loud series is perfect for young readers.
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  • Nelly and the Quest for Captain Peabody

    Roland Chambers

    Product Code: APIBF
    Paperback 7 years +
    One girl. One turtle. One epic voyage! If you like Pippi Longstocking, you'll love Nelly Peabody. When Nelly says she's going to do a thing, she does it, whatever it is. Learn to juggle china cups? Of course! Live on lemons for a month? Why not? Set out in a boat with knitted sails to find her long-lost father, with only her turtle Columbus for company? Absolutely! And she won't let anything get in her way ...
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  • The Royal Bake off

    Clementine Beauvais

    Product Code: AOWGJ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Holly, Anna and Pepino are delighted when King Steve invites them to be his kitchen assistants in an international Royal Bake Off, organised by his older brother, King Sam of Americanada. The prize money could finally make their dream come true: the intergalactic holiday of a lifetime. But the tournament is round after terrifying round of death-defying baking, and King Steve is determined to beat his brother at all costs. With one of the contestants also plotting to take over Americanada, can Anna, Holly and Pepino stay out of danger and win the competition? This fabulously funny sequel to The Royal Babysitters and The Royal Wedding Crashers, with its wonderfully wacky illustrations throughout, will delight fans of Judy Moody and Darcy Burdock.
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  • Elspeth Hart and the Perilous Voyage

    Sarah Forbes

    Product Code: AOWBF
    Paperback 8 years +
    Elspeth Hart and the Perilous Voyage is the second adventure featuring the fabulous Elspeth Hart, a modern heroine with doodles on her Converse trainers and unstoppable determination. Now she's finally free of the School for Show-offs, Elspeth is on a desperate mission to find her parents. She knows that Miss Crabb will have answers - but where can she find the vile woman? When Elspeth spots her on the news as a staff member on a luxury cruise ship, the chase is on. Elspeth is determined to get the answers she needs and she'll stop at nothing. Sneaking aboard the ship is easy enough, but setting sail was never part of the plan! All at sea, unable to find Crabb and still no closer to a reunion with her parents, things aren't looking good for Elspeth...A fast-paced and funny story from a fresh new voice in children's fiction, Elspeth Hart's quirky adventures will delight fans of Roald Dahl, David Walliams and Lemony Snicket.
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  • Clash of the Rival Robots

    Gareth P. Jones

    Product Code: AONYA
    Paperback 6 years +
    Wanted: Dead or Alive! (Or smashed into little bits and delivered in boxes.) The Steampunk Pirates are lured back to England by the promise of gold. But the appearance of their inventor, Mr Richmond Swift, signals big trouble. He has a new army of robots and it's not long before sparks begin to fly. Have the pirates finally met their match? This hilarious new series from Gareth P. Jones, author of Ninja Meerkats, is sure to delight young readers with its madcap humour and larger-than-life robot pirate crew. Perfect for fans of Jonny Duddle's The Ghostly Galleon and the Space Pirates books, looking for more swashbuckling action!
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  • Snow Fright and the Seven Skeletons

    Laurence Anholt

    Product Code: AONAV
    Paperback 7 years +
    Snow Fright loves being scared...and she's in for the fright of her life when she gets locked in the terrifying ROLLER GHOSTER!
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