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.

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