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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

  • 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 +
    (2)
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Time-Travelling Sandwich Bites Back

    Matt Brown

    Product Code: ALGXM
    Paperback 7 years +
    Compton Valance has an incredible secret: he can travel through time using a stinky sandwich. And now he's in big trouble! Because his evil brother Bravo has stolen the sandwich and is biting his way through time, causing chaos. It's up to Compton and his bungling mate Bryan to stop Bravo before time runs out and the universe implodes. Yes, really.
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  • Cassidy Bond Accidental Genius

    Tamsyn Murray

    Product Code: AJZLL
    Paperback 7 years +
    When a multiple-choice quiz reveals that Cassidy is a Gifted and Talented student, she is thrilled to be plucked from Year 7 obscurity to join the school quiz team - especially as the team's star is gorgeous heart-throb Nathan Crossfield. But it's weird, really, considering Cassidy guessed most of her test answers. Maybe all those super-brainfood fish fingers really did pay off. I mean, surely the school would never make a mistake about Cassidy's genius...would they?
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  • Shiny Pippin and the Broken Forest

    Harry Heape

    Product Code: BMVTU
    Paperback 7 years +
    Permit me, lovely readers, to take you on a journey. Firstly though, wherever you are, it is important that you should be comfy. For example, if you are in bed, make sure there are no spiky pieces of Lego under your bum bum. That sort of thing simply won't do... Pippin's just an ordinary little girl who lives with her ordinary little granny in the ordinary little town of Funsprings. Or so she thinks. When some rather terrible goings on start occurring, Granny is forced to reveal a secret - she used to be a secret crime fighter! And on top of that, Pippin has a special gift - she is Shiny, and can talk to animals. Hurray! But life's not all fun times and lemonade and monster munch for tea. Not only has all the water gone, the animals are disappearing too. Someone as rotten as a pig fart in a jar must be behind all this, and it's up to Pippin to find out who. Armed with her new power and some new friends to boot, Pippin will confront kidnappers, evil scientists and would-be diamond thieves in this fantastic new series from Harry Heape (brilliantly illustrated by Rebecca Bagley too, you lucky things!).
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  • The Spider's Lair

    Guy Bass

    Product Code: AYIJE
    Paperback 8 years +
    Join Stitch Head, a mad professor's forgotten creation, as he steps out of the shadows into the adventure of an almost-lifetime...The Spider's Lair is Book 4 in the Stitch Head series by award-winning author Guy Bass (Dinkin Dings and the Frightening Things). When Arabella lands up in the orphanage, Stitch Head leaves Grotteskew and its creatures behind and sets out on a daring rescue. But a far more gruesome monster awaits, and soon Stitch Head is trapped in its web with no chance of escape...Praise for Stitch Head: "If you liked Marcus Sedgwick's The Raven Mysteries, you'll love this!" Julia Eccleshare
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  • The Monster Hunter

    Guy Bass

    Product Code: AYIJD
    Paperback 8 years +
    Join a mad professor's forgotten creation as he risks it all to save his friends. When an unexpected visitor crash-lands on top of Castle Grotteskew, Stitch Head knows it can only mean trouble. Eccentric explorer, Dotty Dauntless, has bet her fortune on delivering a monster to the Venture Club - the problem is, all the castle's monsters are as meek as kittens...
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  • Baddies, Beasties and a Sprinkling of Crumbs

    Tracey Corderoy

    Product Code: AYIJA
    Paperback 8 years +
    From the best-selling author Tracey Corderoy (The Grunt and The Grouch and Whiz, Pop, Granny Stop) come The Crumbs, a most unusual family! Follow the fabulously funny adventures of Martha, Otto and Scarlett Crumb, their Aunt Beastly and her pet boar Basil, as they battle baddies and conquer monsters. Otto, Martha and Scarlett Crumb are three most unusual children. With their dad, Henrig, busy inventing a special case to protect the Golden Elephant of Heera, they're expecting to look after themselves over the summer. Yet suddenly Henrig's long-lost sister turns up - and she's beastly! The children think things can't get any worse ...but then the Unstoppables, a notorious gang of robbers, set their sights on Henrig's special case, and it seems they'll stop at nothing to get their hands on it...Winner of the Hounslow Junior Fiction Award 2014
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  • Flight of the Battered Budgie

    Sam Hay

    Product Code: AYIIW
    Paperback 8 years +
    Joe is just an ordinary boy until he makes a wish on a spooky Egyptian amulet...Now he's the Protector of Undead pets! Joe's latest undead visitor is a budgie who had a run-in with a window - splat! Now Buddy the budgie is dead and he needs Joe's help. Can Joe prevent his owner falling victim to a devious scheme? Only if Joe succeeds will Buddy fly on to his final destination...Undead Pets is full of animal zombies and pets with one last thing to do before they pass to the other side! Funny and full of adventure, this series is ideal for boys and girls seeking a fast-paced and amusing chapter book.
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  • Night of the Howling Hound

    Sam Hay

    Product Code: AYIIT
    Paperback 8 years +
    Joe is just an ordinary boy until he makes a wish on a spooky Egyptian amulet...Now he's the Protector of Undead pets! Joe is off on a school trip to an adventure camp, and he can't wait to put Uncle Charlie's survival tips into practice! But it's not long before he's visited by Dexter, a scruffy-looking dog, with a howling tale of woe. Dexter doesn't want his owner feeling guilty for his death, but it'll be hard for Joe to intervene this time - it turns out that the owner is Joe's headmaster, the dreaded Mr Hill! Undead Pets is full of animal zombies and pets with one last thing to do before they pass to the other side! Funny, dark and full of adventure this series is ideal for boys seeking a fast-paced and amusing chapter book.
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  • Revenge of the Phantom Furball

    Sam Hay

    Product Code: AYIIS
    Paperback 8 years +
    When Joe Edmunds makes a wish on an Egyptian amulet, little does he know that he has volunteered to guide and defend the undead pet inhabitants of his town! Disaster strikes when Bonsai the pug chases Pickle the cat into the street, where she is flattened by a car. But the fact that Pickle has (almost) shuffled off her mortal coil isn't her biggest concern; she is worried that Bonsai will pursue her sister Pebble into an early grave too, unless she and Joe teach the dog a lesson...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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?

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