If You Like Captain Underpants...

...Who doesn't, right? For similar hilarious reads, look no further! These Captain Underpants read-a-likes that will tickle the funny bones of his biggest fans.

Compiled by:
Alex G.
The 13-story treehouse

Andy Griffiths
(Juvenile Fiction - J Griffit)
Series: Treehouse Series

"Who wouldn't want to live in a treehouse? Especially a 13-story treehouse that has a bowling alley, a see-through swimming pool, a tank full of sharks, a library full of comics, a secret underground laboratory, a games room, self-making beds, vines you can swing on, a vegetable vaporiser and a marshmallow machine that follows you around and automatically shoots your favourite flavoured marshmallows into your mouth whenever it discerns you're hungry. Life would be perfect for Andy and Terry if it wasn't for the fact that they have to write their next book, which is almost impossible because there are just so many distractions, including thirteen flying cats, giant bananas, mermaids, a sea monsters pretending to be mermaids, enormous gorillas, and dangerous burp gas-bubblegum bubbles!"

Charlie Joe Jackson's guide to not reading

Tom Greenwald
(Juvenile Fiction - J Greenwa)
Series: Charlie Joe Jackson's guide to --

"Middle schooler Charlie Joe is proud of his success at avoiding reading, but eventually his schemes go too far."


Clueless McGee

Jeff Mack
(Juvenile Fiction - J Mack)
Series: Clueless McGee

"Through a series of letters to his father, a private investigator, fifth-grader PJ "Clueless" McGee tells of his efforts to discover who stole macaroni and cheese from the school cafeteria."

The curse of the bologna sandwich

Greg Trine
(Juvenile Fiction - J Trine)
Series: Melvin Beederman, superhero

"After graduating from the superhero academy, Melvin Beederman heads for Los Angeles, where he unexpectedly teams up with Candace Brinkwater, school play actress, to nab the evil McNasty Brothers."

Killer koalas from outer space: and lots of other very bad stuff that will make your brain explode!

Andy Griffiths
(Juvenile Fiction - J Griffit)

"A collection of short stories by Terry Denton, including selections featuring zombie kittens, rocket stealing ants, and killer koalas."

The Knights of Boo'gar

Art Roche
(Juvenile Fiction - J Roche)

"When a cherished royal goat gets kidnapped, King Mewkus calls out his most fearsome knights to stage a daring rescue. Will anyone answer the call?"

Lunch walks among us

Jim Benton
(Juvenile Fiction - J Benton)
Series: Franny K. Stein, mad scientist

"Franny K. Stein is a mad scientist who prefers all things spooky and creepy, but when she has trouble making friends at her new school she experiments with fitting in--which works until a monster erupts from the trashcan."

Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the badness of badgers

John Dougherty
(Juvenile Fiction - J Dougher)

"Stinkbomb and his sister, Ketchup-Face, with help from King Toothbrush Weasel, go on an adventure to recover the stolen contents of their piggybank from a gang of rascally badgers."

The strange case of Origami Yoda

Tom Angleberger
(Juvenile Fiction - J Anglebe)
Series: Origami Yoda Books

"Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, worn by their weird classmate Dwight, as they try to figure out whether or not the puppet can really predict the future. Includes instructions for making Origami Yoda."


Graphic Novels for Older Elementary School, Graphic Novels for Younger Elementary School

Lunch lady and the cyborg substitute

Jarrett J. Krosoczka
(Juvenile Graphic Novels - J Krosocz)
Series: Lunch lady

"The school lunch lady is a secret crime fighter who uncovers an evil plot to replace all the popular teachers with robots."

Sardine in outer space. 01

Emmanuel Guibert
(Juvenile Graphic Novels - J Guibert)
Series: Sardine in outer space

"The Chief Executive Officer of the universe, Supermuscleman, is training all children to obey him. Only the space pirates aboard their ship the Huckleberry--Sardine, her cousin Louie, and her Uncle Yellow--can outwit him and his wicked plan."