If you love Roald Dahl books...
...why not try one of these hilarious books from some of our favourite funny authors?
Whether it's Jon Klassen's minimaist yet hilarious illustrations, Laura Dockrill's bonkers stories or David O'Doherty's dumbfounding facts... There's something here for everyone.
Author: Jon Klassen
Publisher: Walker Books
A bear sets out in search of his hat - he loves his hat and he wants it back
Author: Laura Dockrill
Publisher: Corgi Children's
Ten-year-old Darcy Burdock is one of life's noticers, spotting the extraordinary in the everyday and coming up with ideas for wild and wonderful stories.
Author: Philip Reeve Illustrator: Sarah McIntyre
Publisher: Oxford University Press
A race to the far north among some very unconventional competitors and their vehicles. A winning combination of text, image, humour and sadness.
Author: Phil Earle Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie
Publisher: Orion Children’s Books
Superhero Street is a heartwarming and laugh-out-loud read that celebrates mums as the everyday superheroes they are. Sara Ogilvie's illustrations add an even more warm, hilarious background to Earle's realistic family.
Author: David Walliams Illustrator: Tony Ross
Publisher: Harper Collins
A rude, witty and irreverent illustrated story in which an orphaned girl tries to escape from her murderous auntie and solve the mystery of her parents’ death. It's just a bit scary and fantastic fun.
Author: Georgia Pritchett
Lots of things worry Wilf: peanut butter getting stuck to the roof of his mouth, stuffed animals, rollnecks and creepy crawlies with lots of legs. But one day, something worse than any of those things changes Wilf's life forever:
Author: David O'Doherty Illustrator: Chris Judge
Docter Noel Zone is a Dangerologist, and he's here to tell you all about the dangers that exist in everyday life and how to avoid them - or, at least, recognise them, bubble wrap them and possibly most importantly of all, SAFBTB (Stay Away From Bins That Burp).
Author: Barry Hutchison Illustrator: Katie Abey
What happens when a compulsive liar is suddenly unable to tell anything but the truth? Misunderstanding and mayhem, certainly - but also plenty of laugh-out-loud moments and some unexpected consequences.
Author: Andy Riley
Publisher: Hodder Children’s Books
When nine-year-old King Edwin runs out of pocket money, he can no longer buy his subjects Friday chocolate. The peasants revolt and elect a new leader, Evil Emperor Nurbison. This slapstick tale will appeal to those who love something a bit silly.
Author: David Solomons
Publisher: Nosy Crow
Ever had that funny feeling your gym teacher is an alien hell-bent on destruction? Well, so has 11-year-old Luke. This is a funny, sweet, surreal and madcap adventure, full of laughs and thrills.