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Top 10 Best Funny Books for 7-year-olds

These side-splitting stories will have kids in stitches! They feature hysterical storylines and plenty of peculiar characters. Simply check out the list below for the very best funny books for 7-year-olds.

1. The Twits

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Roald Dahl

The ugly, mean and smelly Mr and Mrs Twit just love to perform cruel pranks on each other, from Mrs Twit replacing Mr Twit's spaghetti with worms, to Mr Twit launching Mrs Twit into the air! They're such a nasty couple that they keep Muggle-Wump the monkey and his family in a tiny cage in their garden. But the monkeys have an ingenious plan to trick them and escape... This hilarious story is full of anarchic fun.

2. The Boy in the Dress

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David Walliams

Comic genius David Walliams released this debut novel in 2008 to huge acclaim. Both heart-warming and hysterical, it stars Dennis, a talented young footballer who has a rather unusual secret: he loves women's fashion. When he becomes friends with the cool and pretty Lisa, she is all too happy to dress him up, and he gets the chance to become his alter ego, Denise. But will Denise be accepted by her friends and schoolmates? And what will happen regarding the important football match Dennis is due to play in?

3. Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face Series

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John Dougherty

This side-splitting series is full of crazy adventures and fantastic fun! Join intrepid heroes Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face as they set off on a perilous (or perhaps just rather silly!) adventure. While you're at it, watch out for dodgy badgers, porcupines and pizzas... These rib-tickling reads find our heroes enduring a kerfuffle at Christmas, finding pages from their own story going missing, and dealing with some dastardly bees.

4. The Bolds

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Julian Clary

This riotous read from comedian Julian Clary is perfect for young comedy fans. The Bolds are a family of hyenas who do everything possible to keep up the appearance of being ordinary humans. Mr and Mrs Bold live in a nice house in Teddington with their kids, Bobby and Betty, and have perfectly normal jobs. But the nosy man next door is starting to get suspicious and is determined to unveil the family's true identity. A trip to the wildlife park and the ensuing heist may just reveal the Bolds' secret to everyone in Teddington...

5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid

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Jeff Kinney

This hilarious worldwide bestseller is beloved by kids from New York to Newcastle! It stars Greg, who finds himself thrust into a new school, where scrawny little weaklings like him must share the corridors with bigger, meaner, tougher kids who are already shaving. Greg decides he must try to become cool, and attempts to do so through his popular friend, Rowley. But what will happen when their friendship is tested to the limits?

6. Compton Valance: The Most Powerful Boy in the Universe

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Matt Brown

Who would have thought that the world's first time machine would be a stinky, mouldy, thirteen-week-old-cheese-and-pickled-egg sandwich?! When Compton Valance and his best friend Bryan make this astonishing discovery, they become the most powerful boys in the universe. But will they use their new powers for good... or for evil? Or will they just focus on creating the perfect formula for the world's first pair of custard trousers? This hysterical book is full of fun and madness.

7. Roald Dahl's Marvellous Joke Book

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Roald Dahl

Fantastic funny fiction writer Roald Dahl brings his wit and mischief to this brilliant book of simply hilarious jokes. What do you call a fairy who hasn't taken a bath? Well, 'Stinkerbell', of course! And why do witches fly around on broomsticks? Because vacuum cleaners are too heavy! This book is bursting with fun and features Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations.

8. Captain Underpants

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Dav Pilkey

Join Captain Underpants, the headteacher hypnotised by two young pranksters to become a comic book hero, as he tackles terrible toilets, evil aliens and heaps more horrible villains! Will Captain Underpants have the wedgie-power to take it all on? This uproarious read is poo-fect for young comedy fans!

9. Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

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Judy Blume

Peter reckons he's got the world's biggest problem: his little brother, Fudge. Fudge causes trouble wherever he goes, and usually, it's Peter's job to clear up his mess! When Peter wins a tiny green turtle called Dribble, he resolves to keep it away from his brother, but somehow, Fudge gets his hands on Dribble... and disaster strikes! What will happen to the little turtle and the bond between the brothers? Discover this hilarious tale from much-loved children's author Judy Blume.

10. The Racehorse Who Wouldn't Gallop

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Clare Balding

This rib-tickling tale follows horse-mad 10-year-old Charlie Bass, who manages to accidentally buy a racehorse! The stag, named Noble Warrior, looks tough, strong, fit and healthy - but there's a problem. He refuses to leave his stable without his best buddy, a mischievous palomino pony called Percy. Charlie wants Noble Warrior to become a world-class champion, but it's not looking likely. However, with the family farm close to being repossessed, Noble Warrior may be their only hope...