Funny books for February


Howdy! This month on Puffin we’re celebrating funny books, our funniest characters and all the things that will make you laugh out loud. And enter our competition for a chance to win a rib-tickling bundle of books.

So, read all about our NEW books to make you chuckle.  Plus settle down for some creative, colouring and puzzling fun with our activity sheets. There’s enough to keep your LOL-ing your way through half-term. .

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney

All Greg Heffley wants to do is stay indoors and play videogames. His mum has other plans. She’s taking the whole Heffley family on a summer road trip.





Luggage Maze









The Diary of Dennis the Menace by Steven Butler

In the ninth diary, our top prankster has been sent to an elite boarding school! Help! He’s surrounded by bookish boffins and is nearly starving as school dining room only serves super-healthy food. So, Dennis plots his great escape!







Mabel Jones and the Forbidden City by Will Mabbitt

Bursting with fun and laughs, our swashbuckling young heroine is back for her second adventure.










Young adventurers will enjoy the a-maze-ing activity sheet with games and a word search. Download Mabel’s adventure sheet here: Mabel Jones_Forbidden City_info sheet







Quick drawing challenge! Learn how to draw Daisy with Nick Sharratt


Romans on the Rampage! Jail Break!

A rib-tickling read by Jeremy Strong set in Ancient Rome – Romans on the Rampage  Jail Break! Perilus is a Roman boy who is crazy about chariot racing. He loves to practise in his own homemade chariot (pulled by the family goat) and
dreams of riding in the Circus Maximus himself one day.





COMPETITION! Win a bundle of funny books! We’re celebrating the February half-term with a chance to win – Mabel Jones, Jail Break!, The Long Haul and Dennis the Menace The Great Escape.  Enter our competition below to be in with the chance of winning.

This Giveaway has now closed.

Enter by 29th February 2016. T&Cs apply.

Are you jamming with us? Kids can get creative, play with their favourite characters and have masses of fun on the Puffin PopJam channel. Download the app from your App Store.



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