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Find a fantastic range of Funny Children's Books at The Works. With joke books and humourous stories, there's sure to be a chuckle or two.

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The new children’s book from No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams – a timeless adventure illustrated by artistic genius, Tony Ross. On a volcanic island, in the middle of shark-infested waters, stands The Cruel School. The lessons are appalling, the school dinners are revolting and the teachers are terrifying – especially the mysterious Science teacher Doctor Doktur. When Larker is sent to the school, she quickly realises something very odd is going on… something involving Doctor Doktur, a pair of strange spectacles, and a ‘Monsterfication Machine’. And ultimately she finds herself face to face with a real life Megamonster. There seems to be no escape – but for Larker, nothing is impossible… Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008487591 • Author: David Walliams, Tony Ross • Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks • Format: Paperback • Pages: 384 • Dimensions: 22.2 x 14.1 x 3.3 cm

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Are you ready to travel back in time to the year of 1940 with the No. 1 bestselling author David Walliams in this whizz-bang epic phenomena of action, laughter and mysterious secret plots! Discover the super special friendship between a little boy and a huge gorilla that just might save the day! During a crazy war between Britain and Nazi Germany, eleven-year-old Eric decides he will spend his days at the place he loves most... London Zoo. But there is one animal in particular that Eric adores most - Gertude the Gorilla! With bombs falling down over London, Eric must rescue Gertrude before it's too late. With the help of his Uncle Sid and a friendly keeper at the zoo, the three go on the run to save their amazing Gorilla friend! Until... oh no! The gang uncover a top-secret Nazi plot... Join David Walliams on this action-packed, laugh-out-loud adventure for all of the family - a must-read for all Walliams fans! Product Information: ISBN: 9780008305833 Author: David Walliams Publisher: Harper Collins Format: Hardback Pages: 480 Dimensions: 21.6 x 13.5 x 4.1cm

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Laugh-out-loud with this hilarious Diary of a Wimpy Kid 8 Book Set! Read along with exclusive access to Greg's diary where he makes note of the dramas of his life. Included in this title: •    Diary of a Wimpy Kid •    Dairy of a Wimpy Kid Rodrick Rules •    Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Last Straw •    Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dog Days •    Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Ugly Truth •    Diary of a Wimpy Kid Cabin Fever •    Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Third Wheel •    Diary of a Wimpy Kid Hard Luck Young readers will love these fully illustrated books from the international bestselling author Jeff Kinney. Product Information: •    ISBN: 9780241542866  •    Author: Jeff Kinney •    Publisher: Penguin •    Format: Book Collection

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The wonderful world of David Walliams is finally back with a brand new 6 Book Collection of the best and most astounding stories - that are sure to make you smile! Join The Boy in the Dress, the number-one bestseller and discover the charming tale of why Dennis is so different! Dive into the touching and twisted tale of Mr Stink and find out how Chloe comes to help him before he gets driven out of town for good. Explore the fantastic adventures of Billionaire Boy and all of the reasons why he is so happy... there is about a billion of them after all! Laugh-out-loud with the hysterical story of Ratburger in an action-packed journey into how Zoe manages to fight of the evil Burt from Burt's Burgers when he tries to steal her pet rat. Make your appointment...if you dare, with The Demon Dentist in this hilarious novel and help investigate who is leaving disgusting slugs under children's pillows at night... And finally, delve into the heartfelt but hilarious hoot of an adventure in Awful Auntie when Aunt Alberta and her giant owl will stop at nothing to get to Stella's heir to Saxby Hall! This action-packed fun-tastic collection is the must-have companion for all Walliam's fans and those who adored The World Of David Walliams: Best Boxset Ever! Included in this title: The Boy in the Dress Mr Stink Billionaire Boy Ratburger The Demon Dentist Awful Auntie Product Information: ISBN: 9780007974702 Author: David Walliams Publisher: Harper Collins Format: Book Collection Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 13cm

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Everyone has to brush their teeth, wash their hair and go to bed sometime – even dinosaurs! From the author of Soon comes a raucous bedtime read-aloud – brimming with dinosaurs! Mum is trying to get her rather lively dino-obsessed child ready for bed, but this little boy won’t go easy... he’s got a dinosaur-themed comeback (and a ROARY action) for everything! Dinosaurs don't have to eat all their dinner, wash their hair or brush their teeth... so why should he? And as bedtime beckons, the little boy gets more and more lost in his imaginative world… Will mum ever get him to close his eyes? With exuberant, hilarious dinosaur art from shining illustration talent, Nikki Dyson, this is the perfect story for children with wild imaginations (who refuse to go to sleep!). Product Information: ISBN: 9781406372199 Author: Timothy Knapman Publisher: Walker Books Format: Paperback Dimensions: 27 x 25cm

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Read all about a horrid naughty child named Henry who is always up to mischief and trouble. Horrid Henry's hilarious antics will have young readers laughing out loud!  Includes:  • Horrid Henry • Horrid Henry’s Revenge • Horrid Henry and the Mummy’s Curse • Horrid Henry’s Haunted House • Horrid Henry Gets Rich Quick • Horrid Henry’s Nits • Horrid Henry Tricks the Tooth Fairy • Horrid Henry and the Secret Club • Horrid Henry’s Nightmare • Horrid Henry’s Monster Movie • Horrid Henry and the Bogey Babysitter • Horrid Henry’s Stinkbomb • Horrid Henry’s Underpants • Horrid Henry Meet the Queen • Horrid Henry and the Mega Mean Time Machine • Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend • Horrid Henry’s Christmas Cracker • Horrid Henry and the Abominable Snowman • Horrid Henry’s Krazy Ketchup • Horrid Henry’s Cannibal Curse • Horrid Henry Robs the Bank • Horrid Henry Wakes the Dead • Horrid Henry Rocks • Horrid Henry and the Zombie Vampire Product Information: • ISBN: 9781510102286 • Author: Francesca Simon • Publisher: Orchard Books • Format: Box Set – Paperback

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What did the ref say to the chicken who tripped a defender? Fowl.  Why was the footballer upset on his birthday? He got a red card.  These and many more howlers to make you laugh even if we lose the Cup!!! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781849391115 • Author: Joe King • Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd • Format: Paperback • Pages: 64

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Delve into a fantastic array of Enid Blyton classics in this 4 Book Collection of Stories! Including 30 Springtime Stories, 30 Animal Stories, 25 Adventure Stories and 30 Nature Stories, these books are enough to keep you and your children entertained and reading together. Included in this title: Springtime Stories Animal Stories Nature Stories Adventure Stories Product Information: ISBN: 9781444962871 Author: Enid Blyton Publisher: Hachette Children's Books Format: Book Collection

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Know any good jokes? Here are 1001 (yes, one thousand and one!) awesome ones for the whole family to enjoy! Why did the empty sandwich go to the dentist? It needed a filling. What do you call a 20,000-year-old joke? Pre-hysterical. Divided into sections such as 'Hilarious Holidays', 'Teacher Titters' and 'Football Funnies', this book will never get old and will have your friends and whole family laughing. With jokes galore, puns, one-liners, visual gags, play on words and hilarious illustrations, this bumper book that will captivate any child and spark an interest in reading. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781444944457 • Author: Clive Gifford • Publisher: Hodder Children's Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 256 • Dimensions: 19.69 x 13.02 x 1.91 cm

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Louis doesn't think much of it when his mum and dad ask him for tips on how to be cool. In fact, he thinks it's pretty funny watching them bump fists and use words like 'safe', 'sick' and 'wicked'. Until Dad turns up outside Louis's new school dressed like a rapper, that is . . . Suddenly they're trying to friend Louis and all his classmates on Facebook, and wearing baseball caps backwards - IN PUBLIC. Louis and his best friend Maddy are horrified. Mum and Dad have taken things too far . . . and immediate action is needed! Product Information: •ISBN: 9780440872474 •Author: Pete Johnson •Publisher: Yearling •Format: Paperback •Pages: 256 •Dimensions: 19.43 x 12.95 x 1.65 cm

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5 . . . 4 . . . 3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . Lift Off! My brother's famous bottom is going into space! Well, a video of it, anyway. And the best news is that the whole family gets to go to America to see the launch! We're going to climb the Empire State Building, ride in a helicopter, and eat gherkins for breakfast. Who knows, maybe we'll even get to meet the President . . . Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241539002 • Author: Jeremy Strong • Publisher: Puffin • Format: Paperback • Pages: 160 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 0.9 cm5 . . . 4 . . . 3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . Lift Off! My brother's famous bottom is going into space! Well, a video of it, anyway. And the best news is that the whole family gets to go to America to see the launch! We're going to climb the Empire State Building, ride in a helicopter, and eat gherkins for breakfast. Who knows, maybe we'll even get to meet the President . . . Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241539002 • Author: Jeremy Strong • Publisher: Puffin • Format: Paperback • Pages: 160 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 0.9 cm

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HO-HO-HOW can Nicholas save Christmas? Nicholas's dad has lost his job just before Christmas! This means no money for yucky cake (hurray) or for PRESENTS (boooooo). But then the ding dong merrily doorbell rings and an old friend has the answer . . . Can a certain someone's famous bottom come to the rescue? Product Information: • ISBN: 9780141349374 • Author: Jeremy Strong • Publisher: Puffin • Format: Paperback • Pages: 144 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 0.8 cm

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Zoo Keeper Bob is exhausted. There's too much poo in the zoo - and he's the one who has to scoop it up. Then one day, a mysterious glowing poo appears! Could it be alien poop from outer space? And what on EARTH will Bob do with it? Packed with humour, this romping rhyme and deliciously cheeky wordplay is a joy to read aloud. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781801040891 • Author: Steve Smallman, Ada Grey • Publisher: Little Tiger Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 32 • Dimensions: 28 x 24.5 x 0.4 cm

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What did the maths teacher order for dessert? Pi. Why was the ghost of Anne Boleyn always running after the ghost of Henry VIII ? She was trying to get a head. PUPIL: Miss, would you punish me for something I didn't do? TEACHER: Of course not. PUPIL: Good, because I didn't do my homework. Illustrated throughout in black and white by Nigel Baines, this school joke book is perfect for endless hours of laughter. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781849395779 • Author: Joe King • Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd • Format: Paperback • Pages: 96 • Dimensions: 17.8 x 11.1x 0.7 cm

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A new hilarious adventure in the My Brother's Famous Bottom series by King of Comedy, Jeremy Strong. Nicholas and his family are off on holiday to Turkey! But with Cheese and Tomato causing chaos with stray tortoises, Dad having to be rescued by the lifeguard, and Mum setting off the hotel sprinkler system with her belly-dancing routine, rest and relaxation are not on the cards! Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241538999 • Author: Jeremy Strong • Publisher: Puffin • Format: Paperback • Pages: 144 • Dimensions: 19.56 x 12.7 x 1.02 cm

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Welcome to the Midnight Gang! Midnight is the time when all children are fast asleep, except of course for... the Midnight Gang. That is when their adventures are just beginning... When Tom gets hit on the head by a cricket ball, he finds himself at Lord Funt Hospital, and is greeted by a terrifying-looking porter. Things go from bad to worse when he meets the wicked matron in charge of the children’s ward… But Tom is about to embark on the most thrilling journey of a lifetime! The Midnight Gang tells an extraordinarily heartwarming and, of course, funny story of five children on a hospital ward – and on a quest for adventure! Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008164621 • Author: David Walliams • Publisher: Harper Collins • Format: Paperback • Pages: 477 • Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 3.5cm

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Knock-Knock Jokes for Funny Kids is packed full of the most hilarious knock-knock jokes and side-splitting illustrations that funny kids can enjoy and share. Part of the Buster Laugh-a-Lot series, this hilarious book is filled with over 200 seriously silly knock-knock gags. A laugh-out-loud collection that will keep jokers entertained for hours on end. Designed to be easy to read, there are also hilarious illustrations for extra laughs. Knock Knock! Who's there? Etch. Etch who? Bless you! Knock Knock! Who's there? Cash. Cash who? No thanks, I prefer peanuts. Knock Knock! Who's there? Mikey. Mikey who? My key won't fit in the door. Let me in! Product Information: • ISBN: 9781780557854 • Author: Josephine Southon, Andrew Pinder • Publisher: Buster Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 19.81 x 12.9 x 0.86 cm

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Three friends join forces to out-wit Bear in this rollicking fun book about teamwork. Bear has a big jar of yummy honey, and he won’t share it! But Mouse, Mole and the Rabbit Brothers are hungry. With a dodge, a jump, a leap and a roll they set out across the forest… Can they get to the honey without that scary bear seeing them? A lively story with irresistible illustrations, this book is a delight to share with very young children. Product Information:•ISBN: 9781848955363•Author: Jane Chapman •Publisher: Little Tiger Press•Format: Paperback•Dimensions: 26 x 28cm

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Meet Dirty Bertie – a boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits! He's full to bursting with madcap plans and crazy ideas, and if it's trouble you're after, look no further – Bertie's sure to be up to his neck in it. Bertie's third book finds him facing the shame of losing a dare with Know-All Nick and having to wear his pants to school, playing the part of the dog in the local amateur dramatic society's production of Oliver! and taking Whiffer to Royston Rich's birthday party, where Whiffer leaves a very unwelcome present… Product Information: • ISBN: 9781847150172 • Author: Alan MacDonald, David Roberts • Publisher: Stripes Publishing • Format: Paperback • Pages: 96 • Dimensions: 19.81 x 12.9 x 0.79 cm

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Rory the rockhopper penguin loves showing off, but with few visitors to the zoo, life has become a little dull. If things don’t improve the zoo might have to close. So when the keepers install PENGUINCAM Rory grabs his chance with both flippers, organising a dazzling penguin talent show to pull in the crowds… Product Information: • ISBN: 9780007448081 • Author: Jeanne Willis • Publisher: HarperCollins Children’s Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 192 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.2 cm

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