Bursting with laugh-out-loud humour, these funny books for 11-year-olds are guaranteed to have kids in stitches! They feature silly storylines, peculiar characters and plenty of mishaps and misadventures.
This novel features ten cautionary tales about some truly terrible children! Featuring Sofia Sofa, a TV addict so glued to her sofa that she's starting to turn into one, and Dribbling Drew, a boy whose drool gets him into serious trouble, these hysterical tales will delight children with their pure dreadfulness. They also feature brilliant illustrations by Tony Ross.
This riotously funny read is filled with teenage angst, drama and fun. Set in a summer school at a performing arts college somewhere Up North, boys, snogging and terrible acting are guaranteed when Tallulah Casey sets out to fulfil her theatrical dreams. From the hilarious author of Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging, kids are sure to laugh out loud at this uproarious read.
This fantastically funny fictional diary stars Adrian Mole, a spotty teenager who faces a host of typical teenage troubles. Featuring embarrassing parents, unrequited love, bullies and bad poetry, this modern classic will enthral children approaching their teenage years.
This funny and moving story features a young boy and his seemingly very ordinary grandmother. Ben is bored and fed up at his grandma's house. She only ever wants to play Scrabble and eat cabbage soup all day. But Ben is about to discover some interesting facts about his grandmother: firstly, that she was once an international jewel thief, and secondly, that she has been plotting to steal the Crown Jewels all her life, and now she needs Ben's help. This exciting and hilarious story will somewhat subvert children's ideas about grandparents!
Harriet is smart. She knows that a cat has 32 muscles in each ear and that the average person laughs 15 times a day. But she can't figure out why she's so unpopular at school. Then, she is spotted by a top modelling agency, and her whole world is turned upside-down. Could this be the making of Harriet? Or will the fashion world be even crueller than that of the school? Harriet must attempt to hold everything together as she finally starts to reveal her true self in this funny, fierce story.
Discover the bizarre, hilarious and phizz-whizzing tales of the wonderful Roald Dahl, including The Twits, Matilda, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and more. Explore his wondrous worlds and quirky characters in these truly gloriumptious stories, featuring Roald Dahl's distinctive wit and spellbinding storytelling.
This brilliantly funny book tells the story of Stanley Yelnats, whose family has a history of bad luck. He's not even surprised when he ends up in a juvenile detention camp in Texas for a crime he didn't commit, but can't believe that all he and the other boys have to do all day is dig holes. How boring! But it's not long before Stanley realises that what he'll need to dig up is the sinister truth...
Imagine you lived in a world in which, all around you, thousands of tiny, courageous people hid from sight. These are the 'nomes', the stars of a trilogy of Terry Pratchett novels. In this first story, they live under the floorboards of a department store and have never seen the outside world - in fact, they don't believe in it. But new nomes arrive from an unknown place, and bring devastating news: the department store is closing down. This phenomenally funny, fantastic read is perfect for comedy fans.
Archie is 14 and a geek to the core. He's a level 5 Mage in the world of role-playing games, capable of casting spells and summoning the Undead. But the real world has no rule book for navigating Life's Big Challenges, including warring parents, a tactless stepfather, orc-like bullies and horrendous hair. But then a Beautiful Girl appears. The nearest Archie has come to an encounter with a girl is painting an Elven miniature. Can he succeed on a Daring Quest to win her heart? A gloriously geeky book that celebrates all things nerdy with hysterical style.
This bizarre and brilliant book is packed with quirky characters and hilarious humour, guaranteed to delight kids! Astra's ship is in trouble. Something is lurking within the ship's canteen - something on the war path. On top of this is the problem of the pesky Poglites, a space salvage crew who have come to pillage the ship of its spoons. Only Astra and her reliable robot friend Pilbeam can stop the ship from being destroyed...