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?? "My Father's Dragon" and its 2 sequels are wonderful stories (classics) although perhaps not funny-bone ticklers.
??. "Hank the Cowdog." I got one copy with a shipment of Accelerated Reader books and will order more next year.
??. "The Mystery of the Plant that Ate Dirty Socks"
??. "The Return of the Plant that Ate Dirty Socks"
Adler, ?. The Cam Jansen books have sporadic rushes.
Allard, Henry books
Avi. City of Light, City of Dark is not humorous, but it is an entire novel that makes use of the comic book format.
Blume, Judy Tales of a fourth grade nothing, Superfudge, and Fudge-amania. One of our third grade teachers always reads the first book to her students and they pick up the others.
Brown, Marc. Arthur is now in easy chapter books
Cuyler. Weird wolf.
Dadley, ?. Bailey School Series. They have names list Cupid doesn't flip hamburgers and Skeletons don't play tuba.
Dahl, Roald. "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by is a favorite read-aloud.
Dahl, Roald. The Twits
Erickson. All of the Hank, the cowdog, series. (These are a little longer than the other books, but several boys are hooked on the series.)
Etra, Jonathan. Aliens for breakfast.
Feiffer, Jules. I Lost My Bear
Feiffer, Jules. Meanwhile
Hurray for Ali Baba Bernstein!
Hurwitz, Johanna. Aldo Applesauce, Aldo Ice Cream, Aldo Peanut Butter,
Kline, Suzy. "Horrible Harry" books, I think she also has a series about "Mean Marvin."
Kline. the Herbie Jones books
Manes. Be a perfect person in just three days. (Sometimes this title is also written How to be a perfect person in just three days) There are also two other titles by this author, but I can't remember them.
MacDonald, Betty. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle series.
Marshall, James books. They tend to be picture books instead of chapter books, but they have the same zany humor.
Marshall, James. Rats on the roof. Rats on the range.
Osborne, ? Magic Tree House books
Park, Barbara. "Junie B. Jones" series. They are funny, too.
Paulsen, Gary. "Dunc and Amos" books might hit the spot.
Peck, Richard "Soup" books.
Pilkey, Dav. Captain Underpants.
Rylant, ?. The easy chapter books by are consistently hot.
Sachar, Louis books (Sideways Stories series) are popular.
Scieszka, Jon. "Time Warp Trio" books. Three boys, one magic kit, time travel - throw in some gross-out primary level humor and wacky sketches - you can't go wrong. The first is Knights of the Kitchen Table.
Scieszkak, Jon. "Time Warp Trio" books -- they're hilarious, and there are at least 3 books in the series.
Spinner, Stephanie. Aliens for lunch and Aliens for dinner.
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