Inside: Laugh out loud with our collection of 15+ funny graphic novels for kids.

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Whether through extreme absurdity or exaggeration, silliness or grossness, wacky situations or toilet humour, a book that makes a child laugh out loud offers a wonderful hook into reading. And this list of funny graphic novels…includes all that and more!

With books for kids from age six though to 10+ years, the titles below include plenty of comedic gold. Plus, many are part of a series, and you have to love a series for keeping kids turning the pages!

For even more great graphic novels for kids, be sure to click through to see our great big list in the blog post, Best Graphic Novels for Kids. Or browse our collection of the latest graphic novels for pre-teens in our feature, Best New Graphic Novels for Tweens, all of which were published in 2020.

Kids looking for even more humour may also like the suggestions in our post, Funny Chapter Book Series for Kids (ages 7 to 11 years).

Each book included on our list of funny graphic novels for kids is linked to both an Amazon and/or Book Depository online store page – these are affiliate links and I may earn a small commission from qualifying purchases at no extra cost to you.

15+ Funny Graphic Novels for Kids

The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Evil Penguin Plan (book 1 of the series) by Maxwell Eaton

A group of evil penguins steals beaver Ace’s surfboard just before a big surfing competition. When Ace and his brother, Bub, follow the penguins in order to rescue the surfboard, they discover the penguins evil plan to destroy the whole island. How will the beaver brothers stop them?! Age 6+ years.
Available: Amazon | The Book Depository

Sherlock Bones and the Natural History Mystery (book 1 of the series) by Renee Treml

Sherlock and Watts are from the exhibits in The State Natural History Museum, Sherlock the bones of a tawny frogmouth and Watts a stuffed parrot, and together they are trying to stop a diamond heist in their own museum. This is the first in a fun mystery graphic novel series for kids age 6+ years.
Available: Amazon  |  The Book Depository

Catstronauts: Mission Moon by Drew Brockington

With the world is thrust into darkness due to a global energy shortage, a bold plan is devised to set up a solar power plant on the moon. But someone has to go up there to set it up, and that job falls to the CatStronauts – the best space cats on the planet! Age 6+ years.
Available: Amazon | The Book Depository

Real Pigeons Fight Crime (book 1 in the Real Pigeons series) by Andrew McDonald

Rock is recruited to a crime busting gang of pigeons. Homey, Tumbler, Frillback and Rock are led by the more mature pigeon, Grandpouter, as they help solve problems around their park. A fun read for newly independent readers, these are pigeons with big personalities! Age 6+ years.
Available: Amazon | The Book Depository

Super Amoeba (book 1 of the Squish series) by Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm

This is the story of Squish, an ordinary amoeba who dreams of being a superhero and his friends, Pod (also an amoeba) and Peggy (a paramecia). With equal doses of grossness and cuteness, Squish must outsmart Lynwood the bully, pass his science test, and save Peggy from impending doom. Age 7+ years.
Available: Amazon | The Book Depository

Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute (book 1 of the series) by Jarrett J Krosoczka

Hector, Terrence and Dee discover that their lunch lady is really a secret spy complete with an interesting array of spy tools – have you ever seen a spork phone or taco vision goggles? In this first instalment in the series, the Lunch Lady is on a mission to find out what’s the go with a rather sinister substitute teacher! Age 7+ years.
Available: Amazon | The Book Depository

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Catwad (book 1 of the series) by Jim Benton

Catwad, a grumpy, cynical feline, and his best friend, Blurmp, a happy-go-lucky, carefree kitty. Catwad and Blumrp have hysterical adventures, with the book filled with fun wordplay, jokes and lot of grossness. Age 7+ years.
Available: Amazon | The Book Depository

The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby by Dav Pilkey

This spin-off from the very popular Captain Underpants series sees George and Harold create a brand new comic. A freak accident at the hospital sees a newborn baby develop superpowers! Baby Billy is now faster than a speeding stroller, more powerful than diaper rash, and able to leap tall buildings without making poopy stinkers. A win for lovers of toilet humour. Age 7+ years.
Available: Amazon | The Book Depository

No Adults Allowed! (book 1 of the Super Sidekicks series) by Gavin Aung Than

Junior Justice is sick of being the sidekick of the most famous superhero in the world so he decides to form his own team. Together with Flygirl, Dinomite and Goo, these heroes are ready to prove that they’re capable of doing much more than laundry! Age 8+ years.
Available: Amazon | The Book Depository

Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth (book 1 of the series) by Judd Winick

D.J. Lim is one of five children in his family, and (at least according to him) the only one who doesn’t excel at anything. Except being friends with Gina. Who moved away three years ago. Now Gina has moved back, right at the time DJ found a new friend. Found? Yes, in a hole in the ground. With amnesia and wearing nothing but silver underwear! Hilo doesn’t know where he came from, or what he’s doing on Earth but he’s starting to think he might not be the only alien to have crash-landed on our planet. Age 8+ years.
Available: Amazon  |  The Book Depository

Dog Man (book 1 of the series) by Dav Pilkey

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. And this hero, well when a police dog and a policeman are in an accident and both are close to dying, doctors decides the only way to save them is to sew them together! As for the villain, we’ll that’s the very sneaky Petey the Cat who likes to cook up mischief in his secret lab. Can Dog Man put a stop to the evil plans of this crooked cat? Age 8+ years.
Available: Amazon | The Book Depository

Investigators (book 1 of the series) by John Patrick Green

Full of fun puns and silly word play, InvestiGators Mango and Brash have not one but two mysteries to solve on their first mission together, whilst also watching out for their archnemesis – a former agent known as Crackerdile! This series is popular with fans of Dog Man and Captain Underpants. Age 8+ years.
Available: Amazon | The Book Depository

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El Deafo by Cece Bell

El Deafo is the fabulous, semi-autobiographical story of Cece as she adjusts to life as a deaf person. Cece is trying to find ways to cope as the only deaf student in her school – a job made especially difficult thanks to the giant hearing aid strapped to Cece’s chest! The story is funny, deeply honest and a fabulous lesson in learning to accept individual differences. Age 9+ years.
Available: Amazon | The Book Depository

Phoebe and Her Unicorn (book 1 of the series) by Dana Simpson

Phoebe and Her Unicorn is the first in this series of witty, sarcastic stories about 9 year old Phoebe, a confident, happy misfit, and her absolutely self-absorbed unicorn friend, Marigold Heavenly Nostrils. The series explores themes related to fitting in, popularity, loneliness, honesty and being oneself. Age 9+ years.
Available: Amazon | The Book Depository

Donut the Destroyer by Sarah Graley
Donut is a villain who wants to be a hero! Her parents are epic evildoers so it’s going to be hard to break tradition. Then there’s her best friend, Ivy, who is trying her hardest to ruin Donut’s time at hero school in order to set her back on a villainous path. Age 9+ years.

Available: Amazon | The Book Depository

Making Friends (book 1 of the series) by Kristen Gudsnuk

Seventh grader Dany is having a tough time making friends in middle school until she finds a magic notebook. When she discovers that everything she draws becomes real – starting with the severed head of anime character Prince Neptune! – she decides to draw herself a new best friend. The hilarious results teach Dany an important lesson about making, and keeping, friends. Age 9+ years.
Available: Amazon | The Book Depository

Short and Skinny by Mark Tatulli

It’s the summer of 1977, and 12-year old aspiring cartoonist, Mark, has had it with being short and skinny, the target of bullies and subject of jokes – even from the closest of friends. He decides to spend the summer bulking up, but things don’t go quite to plan. Then Mark sees a trailer for a new movie, Star Wars, and before he knows it what appears to be the worst summer break ever might not turn out so bad. Age 10+ years.
Available: Amazon | The Book Depository

Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol

All Vera wants is to be like the other kids in her neighbourhood. Everyone she knows goes to summer camp each year but Vera’s single mother cannot afford to send her to the cool summer camps that the other kids from school attend. Then one summer her mother agrees to send her to a cultural Russian summer camp. But Russian camp is not much fun at all and with awkward hilarity Vera finds herself learning lessons about self-acceptance and resilience, and an awful lot about true friendship. Age 10+ years.
Available: Amazon | The Book Depository

Have younger children? Click through to see the picture books in our collections – Funny Books for Kids and Funny Picture Books for Kids.

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