Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Top ten funny books for kids

Jim Smith is the author of the Barry Loser series and winner of this year's Roald Dahl funny prize.

At the Guardian he shared his top ten funny books for kids, including:
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 ¾ by Sue Townsend

Still one of the funniest books I've ever read. The cover on my copy was the original coloured pencil illustration of the Noddy toothbrush in a glass next to a shaving brush and razor. I have lots of visual memories from it - his red socks and Noddy wallpaper, painted over with black.
Read about another book on the list.

Learn about Sue Townsend's six best books.

--Marshal Zeringue