Attention-Grabbing Funny Books That Kids Love


It’s never too early to instil the love of reading in your children. What better way to do it, than to have them in splits as you read to them?

In this article, we have curated for you a list of what we believe to be the top funny books for kids. Not only will they have your kids laugh out loud, they will also transport them to magical places. Like all truly good books do.

Can’t wait to get started, to peruse our list of the top funny story books for kids? Put your reading glasses on, and let’s begin!

The Top Comedy Books for Kids

You can rest assured that all the books in this list will not only serve to tickle your child’s funny bone, but also keep them entertained for hours.

Whodidit? By Ohara Hale

Searching for funny books for kids full of pictures? This one’s bang on the buck. This is a box set of funny kids’ books, with funny titles like ‘Who Sneezed?’ and ‘Who Farted?’ 

Highlights: In this series of humorously illustrated board books, animals and insects display bodily functions, to help children cope with them in an acceptable manner.

Age Group: 1-3 years

No, David! By David Shannon

Comedy books for kids that make for a perfect fit for the Terrible Twos? Look no further than this one!

Highlights: The book follows the misadventures of a boy named David, who couldn’t care less about societal norms. Despite his exasperated mother’s cries of ‘No!’, David continues to break the rules.

Age Group: 4-8 years

Everyone Poops by Taro Gomi

A book about poop? Certainly what the Doctor of Comedy ordered!

Highlights: What better way to help your children get comfortable about pooping, than reading to them a book that helps them relate to poop? Utilizing humour to teach kids about a natural bodily function, you will find yourself laughing hard, too.

Age Group: 2 to 6 years.

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems

If you have a child, you know how persistent they can be! This book takes persistence to another level altogether.

Highlights: The bus driver is worried. He has on his hands a most persistent pigeon, who will do anything to drive the bus. A classic, this one has entertained children for years.

Age Group: 4 to 8 years.

The Little Butterfly that Could by Ross Burach

Your child is the most important person in the world to you. Help them feel even more special, with this wonderful book.

Highlights: This one’s a funny and heartwarming story of a little butterfly that thinks it is good only for flapping its wings. With the help of its animal friends, it discovers that even the smallest creatures can make a big difference.

Age Group: 4 to 8 years.

Animals should definitely not wear Clothing by Ron Barrett

Toddlers are infamous for taking off their clothes when you dress them!

Highlights: If your child has ever asked you something like, ‘Why is that horse not wearing any clothes?’, this book is the perfect choice. It’s filled with amusing pictures that help explain why wearing clothes is such a bad idea for animals.

Age Group: 2 to 4 years.

Unicorn thinks he’s Pretty Great by Bob Shea

Funny books are even better, when they impart a moral lesson!

Highlights: From the time he was born, Unicorn has thought he is the best. But when he meets Goat, who doesn’t think too much of him, he is plagued with some serious self-doubt. A lesson in humility, this funny story!

Age Group: 3 to 6 years.

The Hiccupotamus by Aaron Zenz

For toddlers, the mere sight of a hippopotamus is enough to make them laugh. Imagine what a book with a hippo that hiccups, will do to them!

Highlights: The poor Hippo in this book has some pretty massive hiccups that he cannot control. This leads to some pretty hilarious consequences. The rhyming text is a sweet bonus!


Age Group: 3 to 8 years

I Don’t Want to be a Frog by Dev Petty

Again, a humorous book with an important life lesson – teaching children to be content with who they are.

Highlights: Just like the title suggests, the frog doesn’t want to be a frog. He’d much rather be a bird, or perhaps even a worm. Embarking on a journey to be each of these animals, he discovers that perhaps being a frog is not so bad, after all.

Age Group: 2 to 6 years.

At Eurokids, storytelling forms an important part of our curriculum. We believe that storytelling forms a bond with you and your child, which is why you should read to them as often as you can. Oh, and there’s the added bonus of all that laugh-out-loud laughter, too.