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 Book Poster Image
No pictures but oodles of silly words and giggles.
By B.J. Novak
(2014)
(2014)
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The Day the Crayons Quit Book Poster Image
Crayons complain to their owner in funny ode to color.
By Drew Daywalt
(2013)
(2013)
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Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs: As Retold by Mo Willems Book Poster Image
Silly dino twist on Goldilocks tale is roaring good fun.
By Mo Willems
(2012)
(2012)
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The Pigeon Needs a Bath Book Poster Image
Beloved bird resists then enjoys bathing in funny tub tale.
By Mo Willems
(2014)
(2014)
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This Is Not My Hat Book Poster Image
Little fish tries to outsmart big one in funny thief tale.
By Jon Klassen
(2012)
(2012)
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A Big Guy Took My Ball! Book Poster Image
Sweet, funny story spotlights the trouble with assumptions.
By Mo Willems
(2013)
(2013)
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Dragons Love Tacos Book Poster Image
Taco party has fiery consequences in funny dragon tale.
By Adam Rubin
(2012)
(2012)
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Interrupting Chicken Book Poster Image
Funny award-winning book imparts gentle manners lesson.
By David Ezra Stein
(2011)
(2010)
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Robo-Sauce Book Poster Image
Crazy-silly robot tale activates blasts of robo-mayhem.
By Adam Rubin
(2015)
(2015)
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This Is a Moose Book Poster Image
Misfit moose defies expectations in funny movie-shoot tale.
By Richard T. Morris
(2014)
(2014)
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Z Is for Moose Book Poster Image
Crazy Moose mayhem in freshest alphabet book in years.
By Kelly Bingham
(2012)
(2012)
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Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! Book Poster Image
Twins embrace individuality in funny book for new readers.
By Grace Lin
(2011)
(2010)
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Bink & Gollie Book Poster Image
Friendship flourishes in fun graphic novel for younger set.
By Kate DiCamillo, Alison McGhee
(2010)
(2010)
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Bookmarks Are People Too!: Here's Hank, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Boy finds smart ways to overcome challenges in fun story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
(2014)
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Judy Moody Was in a Mood Book Poster Image
Wickedly funny take on life in third grade.
By Megan McDonald
(2004)
(2004)
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Leroy Ninker Saddles Up: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume One Book Poster Image
Silly cowboy adventure perfect for new chapter-book readers.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2014)
(2014)
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Mr. Popper's Penguins Book Poster Image
1939 Newbery Honor book is both tender and funny.
By Richard Atwater, Florence Atwater
(2007)
(2007)
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Bad Kitty Camp Daze Book Poster Image
Silly identity mix-up reveals sweet lesson on getting along.
By Nick Bruel
(2018)
(2018)
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Dog Man: Dog Man, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Riotous, silly fun with soft touch by Underpants creator.
By Dav Pilkey
(2016)
(2016)
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Mac Undercover: Mac B., Kid Spy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Rollicking spy adventure is loaded with humor.
By Mac Barnett
(2018)
(2018)
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Teddy Mars: Almost a World Record Breaker Book Poster Image
Boy strives to make his mark in funny family tale.
By Molly B. Burnham
(2015)
(2015)
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Almost Super Book Poster Image
Superheroes vs. supervillains in super-funny tale.
By Marion Jensen
(2014)
(2014)
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Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Book Poster Image
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
(2013)
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Funny Girl: Funniest. Stories. Ever. Book Poster Image
Humor collection offers message of strength -- with a smile.
By Betsy Bird
(2017)
(2017)
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The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom Book Poster Image
Engaging fairy tale spoof is clever and funny.
By Christopher Healy
(2012)
(2012)
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Jake the Fake Keeps It Real: Jake the Fake, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Funny take on fitting in and self-discovery at art school.
By Craig Robinson, Adam Mansbach
(2017)
(2017)
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Lions & Liars Book Poster Image
Lively tween camp misadventure has laughs, life lessons.
By Kate Beasley
(2018)
(2018)
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Not So Normal Norbert Book Poster Image
Fun fantasy/sci-fi blend combats dystopia with laughs.
By James Patterson, Joey Green
(2018)
(2018)
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Nuts to You Book Poster Image
Sweet, funny squirrel adventure great read-alone or -aloud.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2014)
(2014)
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The Tapper Twins Go to War (with Each Other) Book Poster Image
Wacky, hilarious tale of feuding brother and sister.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2015)
(2015)
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The Terrible Two, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Zany fun, great writing in smart prankster tale with heart.
By Mac Barnett, Jory John
(2015)
(2015)
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Home Sweet Motel: Welcome to Wonderland, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Lively mystery kicks off fun series about kitschy motel.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2016)
(2016)
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Word of Mouse Book Poster Image
Exciting, funny tale of blue mouse packs positive messages.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2016)
(2016)
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The Year of Billy Miller Book Poster Image
Warm, funny story of a year in the life of a second grader.
By Kevin Henkes
(2013)
(2013)
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Big Nate: In a Class by Himself: Big Nate, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Milder than Wimpy Kid and a sure hit with boys.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2010)
(2010)
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Poem Depot: Aisles of Smiles Book Poster Image
Short, funny poems a sure bet to delight kids.
By Douglas Florian
(2014)
(2014)
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The Strange Case of Origami Yoda: Origami Yoda, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Funny, charming tale of middle school crushes, friendships.
By Tom Angleberger
(2012)
(2010)
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The Templeton Twins Have an Idea: Book 1 Book Poster Image
Wisecracking narrator hogs spotlight in funny twins tale.
By Ellis Weiner
(2012)
(2012)
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The Worst Class Trip Ever Book Poster Image
Wry humor, international drama make for fun page-turner.
By Dave Barry
(2015)
(2015)
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I Funny: A Middle School Story Book Poster Image
Middle school humor mixes with moving disability subplot.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2013)
(2012)
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Scat Book Poster Image
Eco-mystery is suspenseful and funny.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2009)
(2009)
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Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made Book Poster Image
Offbeat imagination rules in funny, poignant graphic novel.
By Stephan Pastis
(2013)
(2013)
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Chomp Book Poster Image
Zany adventure in the Florida Everglades spoofs reality TV.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2012)
(2012)
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Munmun Book Poster Image
Wealth equals size in unique, laugh-out-loud satire.
By Jesse Andrews
(2018)
(2018)
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