5 Smart and Funny Graphic Novels for Kids of All Ages

Graphic novels are becoming increasingly popular for both adults and children alike. They are a great way to explore a variety of topics, from fantasy and science fiction to historical fiction and biography, in a visually-engaging format. While adults may enjoy more mature graphic novels, there are plenty of wonderful options for children as well. Here is a list of 5 smart and funny graphic novels for kids of all ages.

1. Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth

This New York Times best-selling graphic novel series features Hilo, the boy who fell from the sky, and his earthly friends D.J. and Gina. Hilo has no idea where he came from but he does have superpowers!  This is a funny and entertaining book that can be enjoyed by the entire family.

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2. Dog Man: A Graphic Novel

Any teacher will tell you that Dog Man is an all-time favorite of their elementary-aged students.  From the creator of Captain Underpants, Dav Pilkey, Dog Man is another exciting and hilarious series that will get even the most reluctant readers engaged in the story!

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3. Pizza and Taco: Who’s the Best?

The cover says it all – this silly duo is one that kids can’t help but love.  Everyone has a favorite; what is yours?  Pizza or tacos?  You can have them both in this fun graphic adventure from Stephen Shaskan.

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4. Narwhal and Jelly: Unicorn of the Sea

You can’t help but love these two friends, whose silly adventures will make even the most resistant readers laugh. Join Narwhal and Jelly as they create their own amazing world under the sea!

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5. Pepper and Boo: A Cat Surprise

Pepper and Boo are a pair of doggy roommates who have no idea what to do with the cat in their house.  The cat, as always, is in charge!  These hilarious novels would make a great read-aloud in your elementary classroom and are perfect for readers 6-10 years old.

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