The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney

The ninth book in Greg Kinney’s bestselling series is the perfect laugh out loud read for summer holidays. Schools out, and our lovable underdog Greg Heffley is going on a road trip with his family. As ever, things don’t go to plan, and mayhem ensues: runaway piglets, pesky seagulls, car breakdowns, crummy motels and missing luggage. If you still can’t get enough of Greg and his ridiculous capers, be sure to catch The Long Haul in cinemas now!

Danger Really is Everywhere: School of Danger by David O’Doherty and Chris Judge (Illustrator)

‘The greatest dangerologist in the world ever’ Dr Noel Zone has prepared another helpful handbook for avoiding danger.  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. Jam packed with clever illustrations by Chris Judge and written by comedian David O’Doherty, this is a bonkers tongue-in-cheek survival guide that will split readers sides. Beware! There are guaranteed chuckles.

 

Middle School: Escape to Australia by James Patterson

After a rare stroke of good luck, our hapless hero Rafe Khatchadorian is off on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Australia. In the latest book in James Patterson’s best-selling Middle School series, Rafe must navigate the ups and downs of life in the Land Down Under from scorching sun to bloodthirsty creatures of all shapes and sizes. His host family is not very welcoming so Rafe rallies together some oddball friends of his own in the sunny surfing town of Shark’s Bay. Escape to Australia is a laugh-a-minute madcap adventure – there’s never a dull moment when Rafe is around.

Roald Dahl's Marvellous Joke Book by Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

Readers of all ages will be laughing until their ribs hurt at this fantabulous collection of silly stuff from one of the world's best-loved storytellers. Join Roald Dahl’s beloved cast of characters – Charlie, Matilda, the BFG and James - in a dizzying array of jokes, limericks and riddles. Even an everlasting gobstopper won't stop you laughing!

Invisible Emmie By Terri Libenson

This is a truly heart-warming and humorous story about two opposites: shy and artistic Emmie and the fabulous and popular Kate. The first book by cartoonist Terri Libenson accounts for all the red-faced, cringeworthy moments of middle school: gym class, dreaded pop quizzes and of course, crushes. When the classroom bully steals Emmie’s secret note to her crush, Emmie’s and Kate’s lives unexpectedly collide. Told in a fun format of comic strips, doodles and text, Invisible Emmie is an unforgettable book sure to be appreciated by fans of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.

My Brother’s Famous Bottom Makes a Splash! By Jeremy Strong

Get ready to laugh your pants off at the latest in Jeremy Strong’s My Brother’s Famous Bottom series. In this instalment, Nicholas and his family are off on holiday to Turkey, but it’s not long before things take a turn for the outrageous: Mum’s taken up belly-dancing, Dad’s gotten into a spot of poolside bother, and Cheese and Tomato have befriended some stray turtles. Shameless summer silliness from the ‘King of Comedy’, this is an ideal read for school holidays. Bottoms up!

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