Funny Books for Kids

In the mood for a good laugh? Our favorite funny books for kids are sure to get even the most reluctant readers engaged and giggling. The humorous options on this list range from silly picture books to goofy comics for early readers to dark, sarcastic novels for teens, so no matter how old your kids are, they'll be sure to LOL. So crack open one of these hilarious stories and laugh until your stomach is sore. And once you're done, keep the laughter going with some of our favorite funny apps and funny movies.

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The Book with No Pictures

age 3+

No pictures but oodles of silly words and giggles.

By: B.J. Novak (2014)
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The Day the Crayons Quit

age 3+

Crayons complain to their owner in funny ode to color.

By: Drew Daywalt (2013)
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Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs: As Retold by Mo Willems

age 3+

Silly dino twist on Goldilocks tale is roaring good fun.

By: Mo Willems (2012)
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Grumpy Monkey

age 3+

Warm, funny lesson about a monkey’s bad mood.

By: Suzanne Lang (2018)
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The Pigeon Needs a Bath

age 3+

Beloved bird resists then enjoys bathing in funny tub tale.

By: Mo Willems (2014)
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This Is Not My Hat

age 3+

Little fish tries to outsmart big one in funny thief tale.

By: Jon Klassen (2012)
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A Big Guy Took My Ball!

age 4+

Sweet, funny story spotlights the trouble with assumptions.

By: Mo Willems (2013)
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Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type

age 4+

Farm animals go on strike in funny, award-winning book.

By: Doreen Cronin (2000)
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Dragons Love Tacos

age 4+

Taco party has fiery consequences in funny dragon tale.

By: Adam Rubin (2012)
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Interrupting Chicken, Book 1

age 4+

Funny award-winning book imparts gentle manners lesson.

By: David Ezra Stein (2010)
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Millions of Maxes

age 4+

Funny, uplifting picture book about what makes us unique.

By: Meg Wolitzer (2022)
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No Reading Allowed: The WORST Read-Aloud Book Ever

age 4+

Hilarious fun with silly sound-alike sentences, great art.

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Robo-Sauce

age 4+

Crazy-silly robot tale activates blasts of robo-mayhem.

By: Adam Rubin (2015)
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This Is a Moose

age 4+

Misfit moose defies expectations in funny movie-shoot tale.

By: Richard T. Morris (2014)
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Z Is for Moose

age 4+

Crazy Moose mayhem in freshest alphabet book in years.

By: Kelly Bingham (2012)
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Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same!

age 5+

Twins embrace individuality in funny book for new readers.

By: Grace Lin (2010)
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On Account of the Gum

age 5+

Lots of laughs and surprises in superb story of gum removal.

By: Adam Rex (2020)
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Bookmarks Are People Too!: Here's Hank, Book 1

age 6+

Boy finds smart ways to overcome challenges in fun story.

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Judy Moody Was in a Mood

age 6+

Funny take on third grade life and friendships.

By: Megan McDonald (2004)
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Leroy Ninker Saddles Up: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume One

age 6+

Silly cowboy adventure perfect for new chapter-book readers.

By: Kate DiCamillo (2014)
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