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Great Books: Humorous Stories

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Horrid Henry by Francesca Simon

Francesca Simon has written a large number of books about Horrid Henry and his brother, Perfect Peter - this is just one of them. All of them provide a good laugh as Horrid Henry's adventures unfold.

Pencil of doom! by Andy Griffiths

Pencil of doom!

Andy Griffiths has written a large number of books that are all hilariously funny and often disgusting!

Big Nate series by Lincoln Pierce

Big Nate goes for broke

How would you like to be 11 years old, 4 1/2 feet tall, and the all time record holder for detentions in school history?  Where there's Nate, there's trouble! But Nate knows he's meant for big things.  REALLY big things.  He's destined for greatness. A fortune cookie told him so (Big Nate).

Naughty stories for good girls and boys by Christopher Milne

The day our teacher went mad and other naughty stories for good boys and girls

The books in this series consists of short,stories covering a range of topics that will give you a laugh. 

The magic finger by Roald Dahl

The magic finger

The little girl in this story is very unusual. When someone makes her angry, and when she can't stop herself, she flashes a punishment on them with a magic flashing finger. The results are fantastic, magical and very funny. All of Roald Dahl's books come highly recommended.

4F for Freaks by Leigh Hobbs

4F for freaks

Hilariously funny story with great illustrations about a class that doesn't want to learn. Also available as an eBook from the Wheelers digital library. To download and read the book, logon with a Hutchins username and password. Leigh Hobbs' other stories also come highly recommended.

Weir Do by Anh Do

Weir Do

My parents could have given me any first name at all, like John, Kevin, Shmevin . . . ANYTHING. Instead I’m stuck with the worst name since Mrs Face called her son Bum.

Meet Weir Do. No, that’s not a typo, that’s his name! Weir Do’s the new kid in school. With an unforgettable name, a crazy family and some seriously weird habits, fitting in won’t be easy . . . but it will be funny! (Good Reads)

Tom Gates series by Liz Pichon

The brilliant world of Tom Gates

Watch the trailer to find out more about this hilarious series.

Captain Underpants by David Pilkey

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