Top 5 children’s books, chosen by Matt Lucas


There are jokes on every page – even the footnotes and illustrations. You will also learn the difference between a giant, an ogre and a troll. Premium!

Matt Lucas’ Laughter Guaranteed Book, My Very, Very, Very, Very, Very, Very, Very Silly Book of Games (illustrated by Sarah Horne) is out now (Farshore, £ 6.99)

4) Lama out loud! By Annabelle Sami, illustrated by Allen Fatimaharan

Laughter galore in this series as a sassy – and very funny – llama wreaks havoc in the life of 10-year-old Yasmin. A clear winner for llama lovers.

5) The Barry Loser series by Jim Smith

A great classic. Barry thinks he’s the coolest, until the kids at school make him start questioning himself.

With jokes, pranks, funny drawings and lots of burping and farts, it’s perfect for people like me who like stories with a big dose of silliness.

The book to laughter guaranteed by Matt Lucas My very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very stupid playbook (illustrated by Sarah Horne) is out now (Farshore, £ 6.99)

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