Use the Subject Keyword search in the Library Catalogue to find different kinds
of Humor. (Note American spelling of Humor)

Humorous Stories

Characteristics of the Humour genre:

  • Stories whose main focus is on funny characters, situations or events
  • May be realistic or fantastic
  • May include elements of other genres, such as action or magic

Try these search terms:

  • Humorous Stories
  • Practical Jokes Fiction
  • Bad Breath Fiction
  • Laughter Fiction
  • Satire
  • Jokes

Some popular series and titles you might like:


  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  • Captain Underpants
  • Dear Dumb Diary
  • Dead Spy Guy


  • Confessions of Georgia Nicolson
  • Light Fantastic
  • Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist
  • Hoot