Comedy - the hardest genre of them all. How many books
have made you laugh out loud uncontrollably? Hopefully
these books will bring more than just a smile to your face.

by Roald Dahl (1988)

Madame Doubtfire
by Anne Fine (1987)
Two weeks with the queen
by Morris Gleitzman (1989)
A long way from Chicago
by Richard Peck (1998)
First book in the Grandma Dowdel series

The amulet of Samarkand
by Jonathan Stroud (2003)
First book in the Bartimaeus series


Awful end
by Philip Ardagh (2000)
First book in the Eddie Dickens series
by Frank Cottrell Boyce (2004)
How to train your dragon
by Cressida Cowell (2003)
First book in the How to train your dragon series

Ordinary Jack
by Helen Cresswell (1977)
First book in the Bagthorpe saga series
Charlie and the chocolate factory
by Roald Dahl (1964)
First book in the Charlie series
My family and other animals
by Gerald Durrell (1956)
First book in the Corfu trilogy series

The many worlds of Albie Bright
by Christopher Edge (2016)

by Morris Gleitzman (1998)

Treasure fever!
by Andy Griffiths (2008)
First book in the Schooling around series

The hero's guide to saving your kingdom
by Christopher Healy (2012)
First book in the Hero's guide series

Don't pat the wombat!
by Elizabeth Honey (1996)

My life as an alphabet
by Barry Jonsberg (2013)
The turbulent term of Tyke Tiler
by Gene Kemp (1977)
First book in the Cricklepit School series
Diary of a wimpy kid
by Jeff Kinney (2007)
First book in the Diary of a wimpy kid series
The Willoughbys
by Lois Lowry (2008)

My life and other stuff I made up
by Tristan Bancks (2011)
First book in the My life series

by Frank Cottrell Boyce (2005)

Misery guts
by Morris Gleitzman (1991)
First book in the Misery guts series

Pure dead magic
by Debi Gliori (2001)
First book in the Pure dead series

The phantom tollbooth
by Norton Juster (1961)

Little Darlings
by Sam Llewellyn (2004)
First book in the Darlings series

Red dirt diary
by Katrina Nannestad (2010)
First book in the Red dirt diary series

The silver spoon of Solomon Snow
by Kaye Umansky (2004)
First book in the Solomon Snow series
Billionaire boy
by David Walliams (2010)
Gangsta granny
by David Walliams (2011)