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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 – an extraordinarily brilliant and rollicking mystery adventure and the sequel to the much-loved and bestselling Gangsta Granny. Ben is getting used to life without his beloved granny. She was a cabbage enthusiast, a Scrabble partner… and an international jewel thief known as The Black Cat. Now, only the memory of their extraordinary adventure to steal the Crown Jewels lives on. Then something inexplicable happens. World-famous treasures are stolen in the dead of night and the clues point to none other than The Black Cat? But that’s impossible…? Expect the unexpected in this wonderfully entertaining and laugh-out-loud adventure, which will have readers on the edge of their seats as they join Ben on his quest to unravel the mystery of the return of The Black Cat.. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008262204 • Author: David Walliams, Tony Ross • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers • Format: Hardback • Pages: 368 • Dimensions: 22.2 x 14.1 x 3.6 cm

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why did Father Christmas start sneezing as he went down the chimney? Because he had the floo! How does Rudolph know when Christmas is coming? He looks at his calen-deer. Who is never hungry at Christmas? The turkey - he's always stuffed. These and many more hilarious jokes for a very merry Christmas! Product Information: ISBN: 9781849395083 Author: Joe King Publisher: Andersen Press Format: Paperback Pages: 96 Dimensions: 17.7 x 11.4 x 0.7cm

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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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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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Meet the Meeks! Myrtle Meek has everything she could possibly want. But everything isn’t enough. She wants more, more, MORE! When Myrtle declares she wants a FING, there’s only one problem… What is a FING? Mr and Mrs Meek will do anything to keep their darling daughter happy, even visit the spooky library vaults to delve into the dusty pages of the mysterious Monsterpedia. Their desperate quest leads to the depths of the jungliest jungle where the rarest creatures can be found. But will they ever find a FING? Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008349110 • Author: David Walliams • Publisher: Harper Collins Children’s Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 272 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.1 cm

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Jack’s Grandpa... wears his slippers to the supermarket, serves up Spam à la Custard for dinner and often doesn’t remember Jack’s name. But he can still take to the skies in a speeding Spitfire and save the day... An exquisite portrait of the bond between a small boy and his beloved Grandpa – this book takes readers on an incredible journey with Spitfires over London and Great Escapes through the city in a high octane adventure full of comedy and heart. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008183424 • Author: David Walliams • Publisher: Harper Collins • Format: Paperback • Pages: 461 • Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 3.5cm

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Rob worries about everything - being bitten by snakes to dinosaurs waiting round the corner.  So when the Vorks move in across the road, he is convinced that they're aliens and that he must save the world!  Product Information: • ISBN: 9780141327860 • Author: Jeremy Strong • Publisher: Puffin • Format: Paperback • Pages: 128 • Dimensions: 19.3 x 12.7 x 1.02 cm

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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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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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Read David Walliams’ latest bestselling children’s book, Bad Dad, a fast and furious adventure for boys and girls aged 7–12. Beautifully illustrated by artistic genius Tony Ross. David Walliams’ riches-to-rags story will have you on the edge of your seat and howling with laughter! Bad Dad is a fast and furious, heart-warming new children’s book about a father and son on an adventure – and a thrilling mission to break an innocent man into prison . . . It’s a high-speed cops-and-robbers adventure with heart and soul about a father and son taking on the villainous Mr Big – and winning! Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008164669 • Author: David Walliams • Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren’s • Format: Paperback • Pages: 448 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 3.4 cm

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Welcome to the isle of mulch… This little island is home to a large number of horrible grown-ups. The school, the local park, the toy shop and even the island’s ice-cream van are all run by awful adults who like nothing more than making children miserable. And the island is owned by the most awful one of all – Aunt Greta Greed! Something needs to be done about them. But who could be brave enough? Meet Ned – an extraordinary boy with a special power. SLIMEPOWER! Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008342586 • Author: David Walliams • Publisher: HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks • Format: Hardback • Pages: 320 • Dimensions: 22.2 x 14.1 x 3 cm

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Meet Geronimo – the baby penguin who has one dream and one dream only – and that is to fly! But everyone knows penguins can’t fly… or can they? With a little help from his dad and friends, baby Geronimo discovers that even the wildest of dreams can come true. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008279790 • Author: David Walliams • Publisher: Harper Collins Children’s Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 32 • Dimensions: 27 x 27 x 0.2 cm

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Up at the North Pole, a big furry polar bear is swimming, fishing and eating. But when she nods off and finds herself far from home, she thinks things can’t get any worse. But they can… Much worse! Product Information: • ISBN: 9780008172787 • Author: David Walliams • Publisher: Harper Collins Children’s Books • Format: Paperback • Pages: 40 • Dimensions: 27 x 27 x 0.3 cm

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