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Hilariously Funny Books for 11-Year-Olds

If you’re looking for laugh-out-loud funny books for 11-year-olds, these are the books for you! Whether you’re into clever jokes, silly situations, or just love a good chuckle, these books are guaranteed to keep you entertained for hours on end. So grab your favourite reading spot, get comfy, and let’s explore the best funny books that will have you giggling non-stop!

You’re Not the Boss of Me!

Written by Catherine Wilkins
9-12
A laugh-out-loud story about fighting for your right to steal the show, from the much-loved author of the My Best Friend and Other Enemies series. Amy Miller is a very positive person and she is fully prepared to be the star of the school Comedy Show. But when Harry is…
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Petunia Perry and the Curse of the Ugly Pigeon

Written by Pamela Butchart Illustrated by Gemma Correll
9-12
A hilarious novel about how to fit in when you don't want to conform, with brilliant illustrations throughout by world-renowned Gemma Correll. Perfect for fans of Louise Rennison and Holly Smale. Now with a brand-new look! Petunia Perry has decided to write her memoirs. She wants the world to know…
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My Arch-Enemy Is a Brain In a Jar

Written by David Solomons
9-12
Luke and his brother have swapped bodies by accident. Zack's got Luke's weird feet while Luke has Zack's SUPERPOWERS! Now he needs another world-threatening adventure to try them out. Could a family mini-break at Great Minds Leisure Park be his chance? Probably, because that's where his super-clever arch-enemy lurks, fermenting…
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We Made A Movie

Written by Charlotte Lo
9-12
The funny, heart-warming sequel to the acclaimed We Won an Island. When Luna's family won an island, their dreams came true - Luna opened a donkey sanctuary, her sister flew a plane, and her brother won a sheep pageant. But Luna's new donkey has a mortal fear of beaches, her…
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Sticky Pines: The Thing At Black Hole Lake

Written by Dashe Roberts
9-12
The sequel to The Bigwoof Conspiracy takes us back to Sticky Pines, a small US town where weird things happen. Milo, loyal to his double-crossing, business-mogul father, has taken a trip to Black Hole Lake, leaving Lucy to continue her search into alien life and the Truth that she knows…
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Spectre Collectors: Too Ghoul For School

Written by Barry Hutchison Illustrated by Rob Biddulph
9-12
Denzel is having no luck with his maths homework. First, it's too difficult, then there's a terrifying mess of smoky black tendrils that wants to kill him, then two teenagers explode through his window holding guns and throwing magic. They are the Spectre Collectors, and spooky is their speciality. Realising…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Ruling the Galaxy

Written by David Solomons
9-12
A brilliantly funny story of what happens when a galactic princess moves in next door and almost brings about the end of the world. Exciting new fiction from the bestselling, award-winning author of My Brother is a Superhero. Gavin's got a new neighbour and she's really annoying. Niki follows him…
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My Cousin Is a Time Traveller

Written by David Solomons
9-12
Luke's dad has bought a lot of gadgets recently and not one of them works as it's supposed to. Maybe it's because a machine-from-the-future is stalking Bromley, playing havoc with all the tech and trying to stop Star Lad going on a date. Could this be the Rise of the…
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Sticky Pines: The Bigwoof Conspiracy

Written by Dashe Roberts
9-12
When twelve-year-old, UFO-obsessed, Lucy Sladan sneaks out in the middle of a thunderstorm to investigate the unexplained disappearances in her hometown of Sticky Pines, she finds more than she bargained for: a huge hairy creature, a thirteen-year-old stranger named Milo Fisher and a deep-rooted secret. Together, Lucy and Milo become…
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My Evil Twin Is a Supervillain

Written by David Solomons Illustrated by Rob Biddulph
9-12
When Luke is confronted with Stellar, his superpowered twin from another dimension, he is highly suspicious. No one travels through time and space without a plan, and that plan is usually EVIL. So what does Stellar want? And why is he so UNBELIEVABLY IRRITATING? From his superhero hair to his…
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My Great Success and Other Failures

Written by Catherine Wilkins Illustrated by Sarah Horne
9-12
Jess's cartoons are actually beginning to take off. A local comic store wants to use them in a campaign and she is in danger of becoming really rather famous (at school). This leads to some tensions with her friends. Why can't people be happy for her? It's not as if…
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Spectre Collectors: A New York Nightmare!

Written by Barry Hutchison Illustrated by Rob Biddulph
9-12
The second in Barry's Hutchison's very funny series about Denzel and his unusual friend, Smithy, full of ghouls, magic and outrageous battles. Denzel and Smithy are summoned to the US by the New York branch of the Spectre Collectors, who turn out to be two kids called Weinberg and Martinez.…
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When Good Geeks Go Bad

Written by Catherine Wilkins
9-12
A laugh-out-loud take on early teenage life by the author of My Best Friend and Other Enemies. When Ella's dad refuses to let her have cool school shoes or stay up later than 9:30, Ella decides to take things into her own hands. Being good hasn't got her anywhere, so…
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Spectre Collectors: Rise of the Ghostfather!

Written by Barry Hutchison
9-12
In their third and final spooky adventure, Denzel and his friends face the biggest, baddest ghost of all: The Ghostfather. He's making a comeback, and he needs Denzel's help, whether he likes it or not! For readers who like their funny stories to be just a little bit spooky too...</p…
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Sticky Pines: The Valley of the Strange

Written by Dashe Roberts
9-12
Things are FREAKY and about to get even FREAKIER in the sleepy American town of Sticky Pines. Weirdness mounts upon creepiness to create a riotously funny potion in The Valley of the Strange, the latest explosive instalment of the cult sci-fi series for children. Lucy Sladan has made the biggest,…
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My Brother Is a Superhero

Written by David Solomons
9-12
Luke is a comic-mad eleven-year old who shares a treehouse with his geeky older brother, Zack. Luke' s only mistake is to go for a wee right at the wrong time. While he's gone, an alien gives his undeserving, never-read-a-comic-in-his-life brother superpowers and then tells him to save the universe.…
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My School Musical and Other Punishments

Written by Catherine Wilkins Illustrated by Sarah Horne
9-12
When Jessica gets roped into the school musical she finds herself strangely allied with arch-enemy Amelia when her best friend Natalie becomes crazed with stardom. Meanwhile, Jessica's dad is concerned at plans to build a new road through nearby parkland and is now living up a tree. So far, so…
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Mallory Vayle and the Curse of Maggoty Skull

Written by Martin Howard Illustrated by Pete Williamson
9-12
Super funny, super spooky MG for budding horror fans about a talkative skull and a necromancer-in-training - perfect for Lemony Snicket readers! Mallory Vayle would list her interests as being normal, books about ponies and very definitely NOT talking to dead people. But when her parents' carriage takes a leap…
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I, Cosmo

Written by Carlie Sorosiak
9-12
The story of one dog's attempt to save his family, become a star, and eat a lot of bacon. Cosmo's family is falling apart. And it's up to Cosmo to keep them together. He knows exactly what to do. There's only one problem. Cosmo is a Golden Retriever. Wise, funny,…
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We Won an Island

Written by Charlotte Lo
9-12
One of The Telegraph's Top 50 Books of 2019! When Luna's family win an island, Luna thinks it will solve everything AND she can finally get a donkey! But things don't go entirely to plan - no one expects Luna's younger brother to win a Sheep Pageant, for example -…
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Otherland

Written by Louie Stowell
9-12
Otherland is a dangerous magical underworld - a place where appearances can be deceiving and anything can happen. A world of gods, vampires, and fairies. It's also... horrible.   When life-long friends Myra and Rohan discover that Rohan's baby sister Shilpa has been stolen and taken to Otherland, the only…
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My Life as a Cat

Written by Carlie Sorosiak
9-12
A wise, funny and moving story of what it means to find a family, from the best-selling author of I, Cosmo. Leonard has never had a name. Or a body. Or a best friend. But he is excited to try being a human. On their three-hundredth-birthday, every alien from Leonard's…
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My Brilliant Life and Other Disasters

Written by Catherine Wilkins Illustrated by Sarah Horne
9-12
Jessica and Natalie are best friends again, but things have changed a bit. Jessica's got new friends now and the comic that they've put together has just launched in school to great acclaim. Jess is really enjoying her new-found fame and starts to neglect the wildlife project she's doing with…
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My Gym Teacher Is an Alien Overlord

Written by David Solomons Illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson
9-12
Zack and Lara have superpowers. Luke has new school shoes and a burning sense of resentment. He KNOWS that aliens disguised as gym teachers are about to attack Earth but will anyone listen? No. So one dodgy pact with a self-styled supervillain later, and Luke is ready to save the…
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