Funny Books for Kids

In the mood for a good laugh? This list of our favorite funny books for kids is sure to give young readers the giggles.

Browse Funny Books for Kids

 
No pictures but oodles of silly words and giggles.
By B.J. Novak
(2014)
 
Crayons complain to their owner in funny ode to color.
By Drew Daywalt
(2013)
 
Silly dino twist on Goldilocks tale is roaring good fun.
By Mo Willems
(2012)
 
Beloved bird resists then enjoys bathing in funny tub tale.
By Mo Willems
(2014)
 
Little fish tries to outsmart big one in funny thief tale.
By Jon Klassen
(2012)
 
Sweet, funny story spotlights the trouble with assumptions.
By Mo Willems
(2013)
 
Taco party has fiery consequences in funny dragon tale.
By Adam Rubin
(2012)
 
Funny award-winning book imparts gentle manners lesson.
By David Ezra Stein
(2011)
csm_book
 
Misfit moose defies expectations in funny movie-shoot tale.
By Richard T. Morris
(2014)
csm_book
 
Crazy Moose mayhem in freshest alphabet book in years.
By Kelly Bingham
(2012)
 
Twins embrace individuality in funny book for new readers.
By Grace Lin
(2011)
csm_book
 
Friendship flourishes in fun graphic novel for younger set.
By Alison McGhee, Kate DiCamillo
(2010)
 
Boy finds smart ways to overcome challenges in fun story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
 
Wickedly funny take on life in third grade.
By Megan McDonald
(2004)
 
Silly cowboy adventure perfect for new chapter-book readers.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2014)
 
1939 Newbery Honor book is both tender and funny.
By Florence Atwater, Richard Atwater
(2007)
 
Boy strives to make his mark in funny family tale.
By Molly B. Burnham
(2015)
csm_book
 
Superheroes vs. supervillains in super-funny tale.
By Marion Jensen
(2014)
 
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
 
Giddily fun start to ninja series has lots of fighting.
By Kevin Serwacki, Chris Pallace
(2015)
 
Engaging fairy tale spoof is clever and funny.
By Christopher Healy
(2012)
csm_book
 
Sweet, funny squirrel adventure great read-alone or -aloud.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2014)
 
Wacky, hilarious tale of feuding brother and sister.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2015)
 
Zany fun, great writing in smart prankster tale with heart.
By Mac Barnett, Jory John
(2015)
 
Warm, funny story of a year in the life of a second grader.
By Kevin Henkes
(2013)
 
Milder than Wimpy Kid, and a sure hit with boys.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2010)
 
Short, funny poems a sure bet to delight kids.
By Douglas Florian
(2014)
 
Funny, charming tale of middle school crushes, friendships.
By Tom Angleberger
(2012)
 
Wisecracking narrator hogs spotlight in funny twins tale.
By Ellis Weiner
(2012)
 
Wry humor, international drama make for fun page-turner.
By Dave Barry
(2015)
 
Middle school humor mixes with moving disability subplot.
By Chris Grabenstein, James Patterson
(2013)
csm_book
 
Eco-mystery is suspenseful and funny.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2009)
 
Offbeat imagination rules in funny, poignant graphic novel.
By Stephan Pastis
(2013)
csm_book
 
Zany adventure in the Florida Everglades spoofs reality TV.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2012)
 
Fun debut of spy school series is OK for tweens.
By Ally Carter
(2009)
csm_book
 
Darkly funny book is full of Goth-chic style.
By Tonya Hurley
(2008)
 
Funny memoir of a boy trying to get his first girlfriend.
By Josh Sundquist
(2014)
 
Affecting, darkly comic novel has heavy, mature themes.
By John Irving
(2012)

Other great lists from our editors