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Favourite funny books (older children)

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Warning: these books will make you laugh, snort, giggle, titter, chuckle and chortle.

Some of the funniest books around are children's books, so you're in for a treat with these favourites below. Be careful, though - there's a danger of actual tears and serious stomach-hurt from doubling-over with laughter. Don't say we didn't warn you!

  • Framed

    Author: Frank Cottrell Boyce Illustrator: Steven Lenton

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  • Framed

    Author: Frank Cottrell Boyce Illustrator: Steven Lenton

    The story centres on Dylan Hughes, the only boy left in a small Welsh mountain town called Manod. This is an immensely entertainin…

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  • Frogkisser!

    Author: Garth Nix

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  • Frogkisser!

    Author: Garth Nix

    A fairy tale for the modern feminist generation, Anya's Quest (yes, Quest with a capital Q) takes her through dark woods and acros…

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  • Mr Stink

    Author: David Walliams Illustrator: Quentin Blake

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  • Mr Stink

    Author: David Walliams Illustrator: Quentin Blake

    Irreverant and charming, this is a hilarious and surprisingly touching story about secrets, love and life.

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  • The Goat

    Author: Anne Fleming

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  • The Goat

    Author: Anne Fleming

    A mountain goat, a girl called Kid and a boy who speaks in spoonerisms are the main characters in this quirky novel about love, fe…

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  • Alienography

    Author: Chris Riddell

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  • Alienography

    Author: Chris Riddell

    Have you ever feared a Martian attack? This book recommends creeping up close enough to plant a big wet slobbery kiss on their sli…

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