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Let Them Tickle Their Funny Bone: Funny Children's Books

  • Details about Funny Kid for President

    Funny Kid for President

    Matt Stanton (Illustrator)

    Big Nate meets Timmy Failure in Funny Kid for President, the first book in an uproarious new middle grade series by Matt Stanton, Australia's bestselling children's book author. When Max gets blamed for pooping in the storeroom (which he did NOT do), tensions hit an all-time high between him and his terrifyingly large teacher, Mr. Armstrong. But then, the most unexpected thing happens--the school principal, Mrs. Sniggles, suggests Max run for class president. Max isn't the only kid on the ball……more

  • Details about Super Happy Party Bears: Gnawing Around

    Super Happy Party Bears: Gnawing Around

    Marcie Colleen; Steve James (Illustrator)

    To the Super Happy Party Bears, everything is a good thing. Their entire attitude can be summed up in one word: YAY! Not so for the rest of the animals living in the Grumpy Woods. They find the bears terribly annoying. When a few beavers come to town, the Grumpy Woods are even more grumpy than usual. These beavers are chewing down the trees and drying up their river water with a dam... the beavers are ruining everything! Everyone gets even angrier when the bears throw a dance party to celebrate ……more

  • Details about Rot, the Cutest in the World!

    Rot, the Cutest in the World!

    Ben Clanton (Illustrator)

    A mutant potato learns that he's pear- fect just the way he is in this bright, fun, and silly picture book from the creator of It Came in the Mail that will have kids collapsing in giggles (and rescuing the contents of the vegetable drawer). Rot is a mutant potato. Like most mutant potatoes, Rot loves all sorts of games and contests. So when he sees a sign for the "Cutest in the World Contest," he can't wait to enter. But when Rot realizes who he's up against--an itty-bitty baby bunny, a littl……more

  • Details about Knock Knock

    Knock Knock

    Tammi Sauer; Guy Francis (Illustrator)

    Knock Knock is a fresh and innovative method of humorous storytelling that uses knock-knock jokes to tell the story of Bear and his woodland friends Raccoon, Rabbit, Turtle, and others. With each new visitor, Bear grows increasingly frustrated at his lack of peace and quiet. Little does Bear know that his friends have a surprise in store for him -- a happy hibernation party! "Knock, knock!" "Who's there?" "Justin." "Justin who?" "Justin the neighborhood and thought I'd stop by." It's sidespli……more

  • Details about Phoebe and her Unicorn

    Phoebe and her Unicorn

    Dana Simpson

    It all started when Phoebe skipped a rock across a pond and accidentally hit a unicorn in the face. Improbably, this led to Phoebe being granted one wish, and she used it to make the unicorn, Marigold Heavenly Nostrils, her best friend. But can a vain mythical beast and a nine-year-old daydreamer really forge a connection? Indeed they can, and that's how Phoebe and Her Unicorn unfolds. This beautifully drawn strip follows the unlikely friendship between a somewhat awkward girl and the unicorn w……more

  • Details about Whatshisface

    Whatshisface

    Gordon Korman

    Gordon Korman's newest standalone novel, is a fun, funny ghost story about a nobody kid who becomes a somebody while helping a ghost right a wrong from the past. When 12-year-old Cooper Vega moves for the third time in five years, he receives a state-of-the-art smartphone to help him stay in touch with old friends. He's had phones before, but this one is buggy and unpredictable. When a boy named Roderick Northrop communicates with him through the phone, Cooper realizes that his phone isn't bugg……more

  • Details about How to Eat Pizza

    How to Eat Pizza

    Jon Burgerman

    Everyone's favorite meal talks back in this deliciously irreverent new picture book from the creator of Splat! and Rhyme Crime How do you eat pizza? Do you pick the biggest slice? Add hot pepper flakes? Use your hands? Do you know how your pizza slice feels about that? He thinks it's disgusting. There are so many other things you could eat -- that aren't him. Listen up. He's got ideas. Bright, bold artwork and real-kid humor create a recipe for laugh-out-loud, finger-licking fun. "A slice-of……more

  • Details about My Toothbrush Is Missing!

    My Toothbrush Is Missing!

    Jan Thomas

    Dog's toothbrush is missing. Has anybody seen it? Maybe . . . But w hat does a toothbrush look like ? Donkey wonders. Featuring Jan Thomas's wonderfully wacky humor, rowdy repetitions, and hilarious characters, this book is sure to have young readers laughing out loud!…more

  • Details about The Bad Guys

    The Bad Guys

    Aaron Blabey

    In this hilarious new illustrated chapter book series, bad guys are doing good deeds... whether you want them to or not! They sound like bad guys, they look like bad guys... and they even smell like bad guys. But Mr. Wolf, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Shark are about to change all of that... Mr. Wolf has a daring plan for the Bad Guys' first good mission. They are going to break two hundred dogs out of the Maximum Security City Dog Pound. Will Operation Dog Pound go smoothly? Will the Bad Gu……more

  • Details about Star Wars Are You Scared, Darth Vader?

    Star Wars Are You Scared, Darth Vader?

    Adam Rex (Illustrator)

    It's midnight and the moon is full, but Darth Vader isn't scared. Of course I am not scared. Nothing can scare lord Vader! Correct. Not monsters or witches or ghosts, and especially not the dark. So what is Darth Vader scared of? Read on in Adam Rex's hilarious and spooky star wars tale to find out! You will learn nothing.…more