Humorous Books for Children

When it comes to selecting fiction, I tend to look for the funniest silliest books I can find. My students prefer the books that make them laugh. These books below are all about school life, pets, writing, or everyday life situations from the eyes of a child.

Grade 1 list: 


Too Much Glue                                        The Day the Crayons Quit                       I Wanna Iguana

by Jason Lefebvre                                      by Drew Daywalt                                    by Karen K. Orloff

Grade 2 and 3 list:

  Silly books - Chicken Cheeks

Miss Malarkey                                            Testing Miss Malarkey                        Chicken

Leaves No Reader Behind                          by Judy Finchler                                    Cheeks

by Judy Finchler                                                                                                     by Michael Ian Black


The Perfect Pet                                           The Plot Chickens                                    The Best Story

by Margie Palatini                                         by Mary Jane Auch                                by Eileen Spinelli

Grade 4 list:


A Chocolate Moose                                   The King Who Rained                        Amelia’s Notebook

for Dinner                                                   by Fred Gwynne                                    by Marissa Moss

by Fred Gwynne

As we are on the topic of books for your classroom library, you can see my 10 Classroom Library Tips for helpful and creative ways to have the best library for your class.