New research has shown that children prefer to read books that make them laugh.
In fact teachers and authors are now using comedy to get more children reading and to boost their literacy skills.
The latest studies back that, showing funny books are children's favourite genre.
The National Literacy Trust says fewer youngsters are reading in their own time, a trend teachers like Glenn Dack want to turn around.
Matthew Burton, who featured in Channel 4's documentary series Educating Yorkshire, and is now one of Britain's best-known teachers was also calling for more laughter in the classroom to boost reading:
So we took to our Facebook page to ask you what your favourite funny books for children are, here's a run down.
Laurie Jade said the Biff and Chip books.
Mark Bray says Pants: The book blurb says: Small children (and lots of adults!) love pants. They love talking about pants. They giggle whenever pants are mentioned. Let's face it - pants are VERY FUNNY! PANTS is a picture book with a brilliant rhyming text by Giles Andreae and lots of hilarious pictures by Nick Sharratt.
Gary Drury recommends Where's Spot, and the Hungry Caterpillar for younger children
Jo Tatters Stig of the Dump by Clive King and the Meg and Mog books.
Maxine Gibson recommends The Cow That Fell In The Canal by Phyllis Krasilovsky
Toni Jeggo Bottersnikes and Gumbles by S A Wakefield
Tony Squirrell The Story of the Little Mole Who Knew it Was None of His Business by Werner Holzwarth - which is the story of a mole who investigates which animal did it's business on his head.
Eileen Kibby Gloria, A great book about a dog who gets jealous when his family get a cat, my grandchildren love it
You can leave your recommendation on our Facebook page.