Funny middle fiction (9+)

The 117-Storey Treehouse

The 117-Storey Treehouse

Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton

Andy and Terry's treehouse now has 13 new storeys, including a tiny-horse level, a pyjama-party room and an Underpants Museum. What are you waiting for?

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 Read reviewHow to Make a Movie in Twelve Days

How to Make a Movie in Twelve Days

Fiona Hardy

Twelve days. Five kids. Many special effects. One giant mystery.

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 Read reviewMalamander

Malamander

Thomas Taylor, George Ermos

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Laugh Your Head Off 4 Ever

Laugh Your Head Off 4 Ever

Various

Nine short stories to make you laugh your head off... 4 ever!

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Unicorn Bowling (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 9)

Unicorn Bowling (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 9)

Dana Simpson

The New York Times Bestselling series Phoebe and Her Unicorn is back with all-new sparkling tales of best friendship. Whether they're visiting Camp Shimmerhorn or fitting unicorn hooves for bowling shoes, Phoebe and Marigold find...

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The World's Worst Teachers

The World’s Worst Teachers

David Walliams, Tony Ross

Millions of young readers have loved the World's Worst Children tales - now they will revel in this delightfully dreadful collection of the most gruesome grown-ups ever: The World's Worst Teachers. From the phenomenally...

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 Read reviewThe Slightly Alarming Tale of the Whispering Wars

The Slightly Alarming Tale of the Whispering Wars

Jaclyn Moriarty

From the award-winning Jaclyn Moriarty comes a spellbinding tale of unlikely friendship, unexpected magic and competitive athletics.

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Tom Gates #15: What Monster?

Tom Gates #15: What Monster?

Liz Pichon

The next brilliant instalment of the fully-illustrated Tom Gates series will have readers cracking up!

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The Utterly Indescribable Thing That Happened In Huggabie Falls

The Utterly Indescribable Thing That Happened In Huggabie Falls

Adam Cece

The sensational conclusion to the hugely entertaining Huggabie Falls trilogy from the 2017 Text Prize winner, Adam Cece.  

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 Read reviewThe Bolds to the Rescue

The Bolds to the Rescue

Julian Clary, David Roberts

The Bolds are a family of hyenas living as humans in a suburban house. But now their kindness to animal waifs and strays has become legendary, and more and more animals keep turning up to stay.

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Akissi: Tales of Mischief

Akissi: Tales of Mischief

Marguerite Abouet, Mathieu Sapin

A collected volume of comics featuring the lovable Akissi and her friends in their daily mischief.

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Dragon's Green

Dragon’s Green

Scarlett Thomas

The first in the thrilling and magical Worldquake Sequence from Scarlett Thomas, author of the bestselling adult novel The End of Mr Y

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Danger Is Everywhere: A Handbook for Avoiding Danger

Danger Is Everywhere: A Handbook for Avoiding Danger

David O'Doherty, Chris Judge

Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets The Dangerous Book for Boys, DANGER IS EVERYWHERE is a brilliantly funny handbook for avoiding danger of all kinds that will have everyone from reluctant readers to bookworms laughing out loud (very...

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The Cursed First Term of Zelda Stitch

The Cursed First Term of Zelda Stitch

Nicki Greenberg

'Zelda rides a broomstick!''Zelda's got a bat-friend!''Zelda smells like toadstools!''Witch! Witch! Witch!'

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 Read reviewThe Orchard Underground

The Orchard Underground

Mat Larkin

An explosive, suspenseful and utterly brilliant middle-grade mystery for fans of Louis Sachar's Holes.

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Kid Normal and the Shadow Machine

Kid Normal and the Shadow Machine

Mr Greg James, Chris Smith, Erica Salcedo

The third thrilling adventure book from bestselling, award-winning authors Greg James and Chris Smith. YOU DON'T NEED SUPERPOWERS TO BE A HERO ... Or do you?

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Tom Gates #14: Biscuits, Bands and Very Big Plans

Tom Gates #14: Biscuits, Bands and Very Big Plans

Liz Pichon

This book is VERY important because it contains BISCUITS, BANDS and all my (doodled) plans to make DogZombies the BEST band in the world.

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The World's Worst Children 3

The World’s Worst Children 3

David Walliams, Tony Ross

From the phenomenal number-one bestseller David Walliams comes another collection of more hilariously horrible children! Illustrated in glorious and gruesome colour by artist genius, Tony Ross, these stories will appal and delight...

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 Read reviewFrankie Fish and The Sonic Suitcase

Frankie Fish and The Sonic Suitcase

Peter Helliar, Lesley Vamos

In his first ever kids' book, Australian comedian Peter Helliar takes young readers on a hilarious time-travel adventure about mega mischief, missing limbs, and a grandad with a wicked secret....

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Murder Most Unladylike: A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery Book 1

Murder Most Unladylike: A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery Book 1

Robin Stevens

When Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong set up their very own secret detective agency at Deepdean School for Girls, they struggle to find any truly exciting mysteries to investigate. (Unless you count the case of Lavinia's missing tie....

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Dog Man (Dog Man, Book 1)

Dog Man (Dog Man, Book 1)

Dav Pilkey

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Lucy & Andy Neanderthal

Lucy & Andy Neanderthal

Jeffrey Brown

From the author of the New York Times bestselling Jedi Academy books comes a hilarious graphic novel series about two young cave kids living 40,000 years ago.

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 Read reviewThe 104-Storey Treehouse

The 104-Storey Treehouse

Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton

Andy and Terry's amazing treehouse has 13 new storeys. Prepare for more zany fun and crazy adventures!

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Flora & Ulysses

Flora & Ulysses

Kate DiCamillo, K.G. Campbell

Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo.

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The New Kid: Unpopular Me

The New Kid: Unpopular Me

Matthew Martin, James O'Loghlin

The hilarious new middle-grade novel from comedian James O'Loghlin and illustrated by award-winning cartoonist Matthew Martin.

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Funny Kid Prank Wars (Funny Kid, #3)

Funny Kid Prank Wars (Funny Kid, #3)

Matt Stanton

For fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Tom Gates, Funny Kid is the mega-bestseller from author-illustrator Matt Stanton.

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The World's Worst Children

The World’s Worst Children

David Walliams, Tony Ross

From the world's favourite author, David Walliams - ten cautionary tales and a delightfully dreadful cast of characters; all in a gorgeously gifty FULL COLOUR format!

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Dog Man

Dav Pilkey

George and Harold have created a new super-hero who digs into deception. When Greg the police dog and his cop companion are injured on the job, a life-saving surgery changes the course of history. With the head of a dog and the...

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Tom Gates #1: The Brilliant World of Tom Gates (re-release)

Tom Gates #1: The Brilliant World of Tom Gates (re-release)

Liz Pichon

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 Read reviewTimmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made

Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made

Stephan Pastis

The hilarious and ever-optimistic Timmy Failure, and his sidekick polar bear, Total, create chaos as they attempt to make sense of the world in the first book in the New York Times bestselling series.

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Thai-riffic!

Thai-riffic!

Oliver Phommavanh

Albert Lengviriyakul, is fed up with being Thai. His parents own a restaurant with the cheesy name of Thai-riffic! and Lengy is sick of being the curry guinea pig, and is longing to eat pizza! But when his best friend decides to...

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Demon Dentist

Demon Dentist

David Walliams

The latest jaw-achingly funny, number-one bestselling novel from David Walliams - now out in paperback. Make your appointment if you dare...

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 Read reviewThe Bolds

The Bolds

Julian Clary

Mr and Mrs Bold are just like you and me: they live in a nice house (in Teddington), they have jobs (like writing Christmas cracker jokes) and they love to have a bit of a giggle.

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Big Nate: Welcome to My World

Big Nate: Welcome to My World

Lincoln Peirce

Join Big Nate and his classmates Gina, Artur, Francis, Jenny, and Teddy, as they navigate the halls of P.S. 38.

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Funniest Stories

Funniest Stories

Paul Jennings

Since Unreal was published in 1985, Paul Jennings has written over 100 stories and sold over 7 million copies of his books. This title offers a collection of his work. It contains around 25 stories from the UnCollected Series ...

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The Adventures Of Nanny Piggins 1

The Adventures Of Nanny Piggins 1

R.A. Spratt

Nanny Piggins, the world's most glamorous flying pig, runs away from the circus and goes to live with the Greens as their nanny. The Green children, Derrick, Samantha and Michael, fall in love with her instantly. Who could not...

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