14 best books for 8 to year-olds | The IndependentBoth as a reader, and a writer. Not least because giving beady eyed women moustaches, or making little boys get their heads trapped in railings is a great way to get revenge on those people at school who mercilessly taunted you for having hair like Leo Sayer yes I was bullied — how irritatingly stereotypical of me. I don't subscribe to the thinking that places 'issues' books above comedy — in fact I'm still smarting from the time my O level English teacher told me I'd never amount to anything when he caught me reading George's Marvellous Medicine under the desk, instead of the copy of Silas Marner that was sat sullenly on top of it. Ha, more revenge where are you now, Mr Pruvey? Because, the thing is, funny books are just as clever, just as worthwhile, and just as potentially life-changing.
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Read on to find out our favourites for eight to year-olds. You can trust our independent reviews. We may earn commission from some of the retailers, but we never allow this to influence selections, which are formed from real-world testing and expert advice. This revenue helps us to fund journalism across The Independent. The latest book in this best-selling series will no doubt fill many a Christmas stocking this year.
Simply check out the list below for the very best funny books for 7-year-olds. This riotous read from comedian Julian Clary is perfect for young comedy fans. 8. Captain Underpants · Captain Underpants. £; RRP £; Save £
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I need some ideas for books for an 8 year old boy. We are having a tough time finding something to capture his interest. Here is where I laugh maniacally and rub my hands together with glee. Just my kind of challenge!! My friend and an Imagination Soup reader wrote this to me last week. He really likes humor.
Some days all you need is a good old belly laugh. These chuckle-inducing tales are bound to have readers rolling on the floor laughing. Schools out, and our lovable underdog Greg Heffley is going on a road trip with his family. This time, Dr Noel goes undercover at a local school to expose classroom hazards, preparing every discerning Pupil of Dangerology for the worst, from haunted books to treacherous vampire teachers. There are guaranteed chuckles. After a rare stroke of good luck, our hapless hero Rafe Khatchadorian is off on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Australia.