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.




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Your Funniest Pets!

Woo-hoo! Yippee!

Have you heard about Streaker? She’s the fastest and funniest dog in the world and the star of Jeremy Strong’s Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Dog books.

Puffin wanted to find a pet that made us laugh as much as Streaker so we teamed up with the PDSA, the UK’s leading veterinary charity, to find your funniest fluffy (furry, feathered or scaly) friends.

We received lots of great entries but with the help of Jeremy Strong we’ve picked these three fantastic winners.

Drum-roll please…

The winner is:

Jake Rowlands. Age 11 with this hilarious photo of Gizmo, his pet cat:

3 Gizmo, Cat,

Jake says: “This is Gizmo, who loves sitting in my little sister’s Bumbo seat even though he is far too big for it! It doesn’t look very comfy!”


Kyle Moss. Age 9 with Kaiser, aka BATDOG!

4 Kaiser, Batdog

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