Who doesn’t love to smile? Smiling leads to laughter and laughter is the best medicine to cure a frown. Your kiddos are sure to get some giggles out of these hilarious stories that are great for tickling little funny bones. You’ll inspire your children of all ages with our list of comical books that are overflowing with adventure, stunning illustrations, and hilarious storylines.
1. Giggler Treatment
This entertaining tale is sure to evoke some giggles in your young readers. Filled with twists and turns, they’ll meet a dog who has an interesting business to make money where he enacts revenge on adults who are mean to kids!
2. Dave Pigeon
Dave the Pigeon will share his knowledge with your kiddos as he teaches other pigeons how to avoid bad cats. His hysterical adventures are sure to entertain your class as they’re treated to colorful illustrations and humor throughout.
3. The Wonky Donkey
The Wonky Donkey is a hilarious picture book that’s brimming with comedic adventure. It’s a fantastic choice if you’re looking to engage your learners in an endearing tale and also spark an interest in your reluctant readers.
4. President Taft is Stuck in the Bath
This hilarious story tells the tale of President Taft and his mishap of getting stuck in the bath. Your kids are guaranteed to be delighted by this humorous narrative as they find out if President Taft can get out of this sticky situation.
5. Moo, Baa, La La La
Perfect for your tots, this adorable book is a must-have for their funny book list. You’ll entertain them with a raucous story while having them explore various animals and the sounds they make.
6. Aliens Love Underpants
This silly story will be a hit with your students as they meet this band of underwear-stealing aliens. Its wacky illustrations and hilarious rhyming style are sure to bring a smile to their faces as they read about all the shenanigans that these sneaky aliens get up to.
7. The Bad Seed
Have your little ones read along as you engage them in this comical tale about a seed who’s just plain bad. He soon learns that anyone can be positive if they really want to, but will he stick to this path of positivity or fall back on his bad attitude and questionable manners?
8. Grumpy Monkey
When Jim is in a horrible mood, his friends don’t know why and try their best to cheer him up, but he’s not in the mood for their advice. It’s a comical novel that’s great for motivating your kids to talk through their emotions and feelings.
9. Interrupting Chicken
Told as a bedtime story, this witty book is all about a chicken who’s always interrupting as Papa tries to read her a bedtime story. Have your readers flip through the pages, to find out whether Papa will interrupt her too when it’s her turn to read.
10. Good Night, Gorilla
Good Night, Gorilla makes a fantastic bedtime book for your tots, but it also fits right in with classroom storytime. See who gets the last laugh when a mischievous monkey steals the zookeeper’s keys and ropes his animal friends into a daring nighttime escape.
11. Pugs of the Frozen North
Get your kiddos ready for an action-packed read that’s filled with humor and fun illustrations. Everyone wants to be the winner in this race as the winner will be granted one wish! But can two friends and a pack of pugs rise to the challenge and pull off the victory?
12. This is Not A Dinosaur
Your boys and girls of all ages will love this tale of a dinosaur, who’s not so ordinary. Join in on the adventure of this amazing dino, who’s able to transform into anything he wants to be. From a footballer to a pirate, this dinosaur is the perfect friend to have when you’re looking for an adventure.
This hilarious take on a superhero book has an unlikely star, the potato! Have your kids meet Supertato as he faces off with his arch-rival in this tale that makes for the most fabulous kid-friendly comedy.
14. Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs
In this special little town, it rains three times a day – but it’s not actually rain. Engage your readers’ senses as they discover the magic of this town that rains food! One day bad weather comes around and the townspeople must work together to overcome this edible disaster.
15. Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
A childhood favorite of many, Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus is sure to become one of your classroom favorites too. When one pigeon valiantly volunteers to drive a bus, your readers will be taken on a humorous and silly journey as they discover why pigeons should never drive buses.
16. Land Shark
Bobby has a birthday coming up and he really wants a pet shark, but when his birthday comes around he’s treated to a different kind of pet. Full of humor and heartwarming lessons, you learners will explore the idea that getting what you don’t want is sometimes a good thing.
17. Mother Bruce
Have your little ones meet Bruce. He’s a quiet bear who minds his own business, doesn’t like to be bothered, and loves eggs. One day, his beloved eggs turn out to be baby geese! What’s a bear to do when his new little friends hatch before his eyes thinking that he’s their mom?
18. Don’t Push the Button
Treat your inquisitive minds to this cute little interactive book that only has one rule, don’t push the button! It may look like they need to press the button, but what will happen if they do?
19. Amelia Bedelia
Amelia Bedelia is a housekeeper, a very literal housekeeper. She does everything exactly as she’s told, so when it’s time to dust the furniture, she literally does that. Invite your kids to follow along on her escapades as they enjoy all the hilarious things she does.
20. The Monster at the End of This Book
Your children will be on the edge of their seats as Grover, the most adorable monster in this book, leads them on a fun little adventure. He’ll beg them not to turn the page, but with growing curiosity, they’ll soon find out what monster lies at the end of this captivating tale.
21. Duck on a Bike
David Shannon’s Duck on a Bike will take your little ones on a hilarious adventure with a resourceful duck who learns how to ride a bicycle. It’s not long before all of his animal friends want to join in on the fun, causing a peculiar scene for everyone watching.
22. Giggle, Giggle, Quack
This book is guaranteed to keep your readers in high spirits as they meet this crafty band of animals. Farmer Brown is on vacation which means Bob has been tasked with following his instructions to the tee. But the farm animals are up to their old tricks and start requesting hilarious items like electric blankets, bubble baths, and pizza!
23. This Book Just Ate My Dog
Here’s an ingenious book for your class that comes with an interactive twist. Engage them in this fun-filled tale where Bella tries to free her dog from the pages of this book.
24. The Hiccupotamus
Your students will love this creative story of a hippopotamus who has a bad case of hiccups. All of his friends try to help, but he can’t seem to get rid of his pesky hiccups. Have your class page through the calamity of this adventurous story to find out how the hippopotamus solves this dilemma.
25. Room on the Broom
Perfect for the Halloween season, Room on the Broom will take your young minds on a journey with a witch and her animal friends. When the wind starts to blow away her items, she relies on her animal allies to help her locate her treasured items.
26. The Bear Ate Your Sandwich
Here’s an irresistible treat of a read for your children that’s packed full of spectacular illustrations. Have them follow this bear on his delightful adventure as he tries to find his way back home, encountering a delicious sandwich along the way.
27. Agent Llama
Charlie Palmer invites your learners to join her on a secret mission with this stylish tale that’s perfect for all ages. They’ll read all about her hilarious adventures that are packed full of secrets, spies, and even a mission involving underpants!
Fractured Fairy Tales are beloved by so many readers around the world, and this whimsical book is no exception. Your elementary-aged pupils will marvel at this twist of a tale where Princess Imogen accidentally turns herself into a frog while trying to find her prince.
29. Nuts to You
Your little animal lovers will adore this charming picture book that follows three animal friends who go to extreme lengths to find their buddy. They’ll laugh out loud at the comical illustrations and witty storyline, making this a fantastic option for a read-aloud or bedtime.
30. Blue Hat, Green Hat
Predictable pattern books make a great choice for young readers. With Blue Hat, Green Hat, your kids will learn about animals, colors, and clothing items with the characters in this classic book. Sandra Boynton magically brings humor into the story and also provides an opportunity for your children to predict the pattern of the story.
31. The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
Here’s a fun twist to a classic fable that your little readers will love. This cleverly written storyline will indulge them in the wolf’s perspective of the events that occurred when he encountered the Three Little Pigs.
32. I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More
Immerse your class in this humorous tale of a child painter who gets in trouble for painting! It’s penned in a flowing format to the tune of a familiar song and follows this young little artist who’s determined to paint everything in her path.
33. The Night I Followed the Dog
This adorable tale is perfectly tailored to your learners, no matter their age! In this silly story, they’ll meet a boy who follows his dog one night to discover the peculiar antics that his furry friend gets up to while everyone else is sleeping.
Boasting a reassuring message for your little ones, this unique story and its comical illustrations are sure to have them in stitches. They’ll meet a young boy who fears the worst when he realizes that his body sheds different things from different places. Jumping to the conclusion that he’s coming “unglued”, your readers are guaranteed to be entertained by his ridiculous thinking.
35. Llama Llama Mad at Mama
This hilarious tale about little Llama and his mama is sure to evoke a host of giggles from your young readers. They’ll join Llama Llama and his mom as they embark on a shopping adventure, but the day doesn’t go as planned and Llama ends up making a few poor choices.
36. Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type
Children of all ages are guaranteed to fall in love with this witty picture book as you have their journey to Farmer Brown’s farm. They’ll meet all his animals who discover an old typewriter that inspires the cows to leave notes for Farmer Brown, turning his days upside down.
37. The Book with No Pictures
This reading experience will leave your kiddos in stitches. They’ll encounter new words like “bluurf” and “bloork” as they turn the pages of this fun-filled book and discover that they may even have to admit to being a robot monkey!
38. The Leaf Thief
Have your little learners ever wondered what squirrels think about? With this charming story, all their questions will be answered as they meet Squirrel, who loves counting the leaves on his tree. But in a peculiar turn of events Squirrel soon realizes that someone is stealing his leaves! They’ll learn all about the seasons as they embark on a quest with Squirrel to reveal the elusive leaf thief.
39. Everything is Mama
Written by the popular comedian, Jimmy Fallon, your little ones will practice their vocabulary with this adorable picture book. Invite them to flip through the pages as they’re introduced to baby animals and their mothers who try to introduce them to new words.
40. Today I Will Fly
With so many hilarious Piggie stories to choose from, you’ll treat your kids to a literary feast with any book they choose. Piggie and Gerald are two unlikely best friends with very different personalities, and in this exciting tale Piggie decides he wants to fly, but Gerald isn’t so sure he’d like to go along with this crazy plan.
41. The Day the Crayons Quit
This heartwarming book is filled with stunning illustrations, making it an engaging read for your children. All Duncan wants to do is color, but his crayons have decided to suddenly quit. Will he discover why they’re so upset in time to bring them back together? Have your readers find out!
42. I Am Not a Chair
Packed full of absurd comedy and touching life lessons, this book is perfect for teaching your tots the importance of standing up for themselves. On his first day in a new place, a giraffe meets all his new jungle friends, but he finds himself in a tough spot as he keeps on being mistaken for a chair!
43. The Legend of Rock-Paper-Scissors
We’ve all played Rock, Paper, Scissors, but how did this dynamic trio come together? This humorous tale will transport your kids to the destined meeting of three equally matched friends. You could even add in some extra laughs by engaging them in a few rounds of Rock, Paper, Scissors when they’re done reading.
44. That Is Not a Good Idea
This colorful book is sure to become a class favorite! Mo Willems will take your readers on a wild adventure with a surprising ending as they encounter this tale of a hungry fox who invites a plump goose to dinner.
45. My Pillow Keeps Moving
We all make mistakes, but taking a dog home instead of a pillow is a pretty big one! In this heartwarming story that’s perfect for kids of all ages, they’ll be treated to an adorable story that demonstrates how a mistake can actually lead to a happy ending.
46. Counting to Bananas: A Mostly Rhyming Fruit Book
Develop your students’ counting skills with this captivating rhyming book. Banana is ready to be a star, but when he’s overshadowed by other fruits and animals he becomes increasingly impatient as he waits for his time to shine.
47. Nothing Rhymes with Orange
Join the orange as he navigates this book about rhyming fruit that doesn’t seem to have room for him. Your learners will love its clever wordplay as they laugh along and work on their rhyming patterns at the same time.
48. Penguin Problems
The life of a penguin is tougher than it seems and your readers will discover this information from its source as you engage them in this tale where the penguins tell you about all the problems they have. It’s a cute and charismatic story that’ll provide your little ones with the important reminder to always be grateful for what they have.
49. The Watermelon Seed
Delight your kiddos with this read-aloud book that also helps them focus on short sentences and colorful images. They’ll discover this alligator’s love for melon and they won’t be able to hold back their laughter as they read about his fear of swallowing those pesky seeds.
50. Dragons Love Tacos
This light-hearted book is sure to grab your young readers’ attention as soon as they see its fun and colorful front cover! It turns out dragons love tacos just as much as we do, but as your children read along they’ll be reminded to always hide away the spicy salsa before they invite any dragons over for dinner!