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Saturday 20 October 2018

Looking for Books for... Kids who Love Funny Picture Books

Reading a funny picture book is a wonderful experience. They must be carefully planned and skilfully executed for readers to ‘get’ the jokes, but when they’re done right, they are magical! Humour is, of course, subjective, but if you know kids (or adults) who like funny picture books, here are ten brilliant ones to explore. There’s sure to be one in here that tickles your funny bone!

The Last Peach by Gus Gordon, Penguin, $24.99, 9780670078912, 3+ KBR Review

Triangle by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen, Candlewick Press, $31.99, 9780763696030, 4 – 9 KBR Review
Square by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen, Walker Books, $24.99, 9781406378658, 4 - 9 KBR Review

I Just Ate my Friend by Heidi McKinnon, Allen and Unwin, $24.99, 9781760294342, 3+ KBR Review

The Cave by Rob Hodgson, Frances Lincoln, $24.99, 9781847809117, 3+ KBR Review

The Red Dread by Tom Morgan-Jones, The Bucket List, $12.99, 9781911370055, 3 – 6 KBR Review

Kookaburras Love to Laugh by Laura Bunting and Philip Bunting, Scholastic, $16.99, 9781742769660, 4 – 8 KBR Review

Koalas Eat Gum Leaves by Laura Bunting and Philip Bunting, Scholastic, $16.99, 9781742991832, 4 – 8 KBR Review

Mum at School by Eric Veille and Pauline Martin, Affirm press, $16.99, 9781925584714, 4 – 6 KBR Review

Charlotte and the Rock by Stephen W Martin and Samantha Cotterill, Random House, $19.99, 9780143785309, 3+ KBR Review