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My sister is an Alien

From bottoms and pants to kung-fu pandas and monsters, there is a story for every child in this great list of funny books that will have you and your child rolling about with laughter.

  • Pants

    Author: Giles Andreae Illustrator: Nick Sharratt

    Interest level: 1-5

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  • Pants

    Author: Giles Andreae Illustrator: Nick Sharratt

    Interest level: 1-5

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    From hairy pants, scary pants and fairy pants, to loose pants, tight pants and lighting up at night pants, this must-have picture …

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  • Wriggle and Roar!

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Nick Sharratt

    Interest level: 2-4

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Wriggle and Roar!

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Nick Sharratt

    Interest level: 2-4

    Reading age: 5+

    This super collection of 17 original rhymes for joining in with has appeal for the new toddler and well into the nursery years.

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  • Penguin

    Author: Polly Dunbar

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Penguin

    Author: Polly Dunbar

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

    Polly Dunbar's illustrations are gorgeous and her palette stylish - from the endearing Ben's rosy cheeks to the magnificent turquo…

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  • Funnybones

    Author: Allan & Janet Ahlberg

    Interest level: 4+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • Funnybones

    Author: Allan & Janet Ahlberg

    Interest level: 4+

    Reading age: 6+

    In the first book of this now classic series, we are taken down the dark, dark street to the dark, dark house and into the dark, d…

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  • Dogs Don't Do Ballet

    Author: Anna Kemp Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie

    Interest level: 5+

    Reading age: 8+

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  • Dogs Don't Do Ballet

    Author: Anna Kemp Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie

    Interest level: 5+

    Reading age: 8+

    Everyone knows that dogs don’t do ballet, except for one little girl in Miss Polly’s ballet class.

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  • My Sister is an Alien

    Author: Rachel Bright

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 7+

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  • My Sister is an Alien

    Author: Rachel Bright

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 7+

    Alfie's new baby sister, Ruby, looks, sounds and smells like an alien. Alfie is convinced she often cries for home. He decides to …

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  • A Visitor for Bear

    Author: Bonny Becker Illustrator: Kady MacDonald Denton

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • A Visitor for Bear

    Author: Bonny Becker Illustrator: Kady MacDonald Denton

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 6+

    Bear likes to be on his own until a mouse turns up and teaches him that sharing experiences is far better than being on your own

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  • The Great Sheep Shenanigans

    Author: Peter Bently Illustrator: Mei Matsuoka

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • The Great Sheep Shenanigans

    Author: Peter Bently Illustrator: Mei Matsuoka

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 6+

    Lou Pine is one hungry wolf who cunjurs up a cunning plan to catch a sheep for his dinner. But the sheep are not as dumb as they f…

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  • The Worst Princess

    Author: Anna Kemp Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie

    Interest level: 4+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • The Worst Princess

    Author: Anna Kemp Illustrator: Sara Ogilvie

    Interest level: 4+

    Reading age: 6+

    With a rhyming text by Anna Kemp and delightfully humorous illustrations by Sara Ogilvie, this entertaining picture book offers a …

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  • The Baby That Roared

    Author: Simon Puttock Illustrator: Nadia Shireen

    Interest level: 1+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • The Baby That Roared

    Author: Simon Puttock Illustrator: Nadia Shireen

    Interest level: 1+

    Reading age: 5+

    Mr and Mrs Deer don’t have any children, but they would love to have a baby of their own to look after. When a mysterious bu…

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  • This is Not My Hat

    Author: Jon Klassen

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • This is Not My Hat

    Author: Jon Klassen

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 5+

    A little fish has stolen an equally small bowler hat from a much bigger fish. Hiding himself in the weedsm, he is confident he won…

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  • I’m not cute!

    Author: Jonathan Allen

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • I’m not cute!

    Author: Jonathan Allen

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 5+

    Baby Owl is fed up. In fact, he’s furious. He sets off for a walk in the woods but kangaroo, fox and squirrel won’t le…

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  • The Day the Crayons Quit

    Author: Drew Daywalt Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 7+

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  • The Day the Crayons Quit

    Author: Drew Daywalt Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 7+

    Award-winning illustrator and artist Oliver Jeffers has teamed up with film writer and director Drew Daywalt to create this gorgeo…

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  • The New Small Person

    Author: Lauren Child

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • The New Small Person

    Author: Lauren Child

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

    An endearingly funny story, featuring Lauren Child's heart-warming illustrations, about the arrival of a new sibling and the havoc…

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  • Fish Food

    Author: Andy Mansfield Illustrator: Henning Lohlein

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 4+

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  • Fish Food

    Author: Andy Mansfield Illustrator: Henning Lohlein

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 4+

    A clever pop-up book about the underwater food chain.

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