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Sports Jokes, Riddles, and Games

Anne-Marie Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117472

What can you serve but never eat? A volleyball! When your team is down and out, sometimes the only thing you have is humor. Using sports jokes, puns, riddles, and rhymes, this riotous book helps readers learn how to understand the culture of humor and how to use it in their own writing.

Animal Jokes, Riddles, and Games

Clara Christopher (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117441

Why did the chicken cross the road? The answers are as varied and as funny as chickens themselves. Using clever animal jokes, puns, riddles, fantastic images, rhymes, and more, this book examines animal humor in everyday life. Readers will learn how humor is shaped by language and culture and be motivated to use it in their own writing.

Around the World in Jokes, Riddles, and Games

Marguerite Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117458

Laughter is a universal language. Using jokes, puns, riddles, fantastic images, rhymes, and more, this book examines humor around the world. Readers will learn how humor is shaped by language and culture and how being a "cultural insider" can help you understand humor in another language or country.

Monster and Creepy-Crawly Jokes, Riddles, and Games

Rachel Eagen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117465

Vampire jokes, insect humor…we often make fun of the things that creep us out. This cringe-worthy book examines how our funny bones are sometimes tweaked by fright. Using jokes, puns, riddles, and rhymes, readers will learn how to harness their own fears and slay them with jokes.

Tales from the Fringes of Fear

Jeff Szpirglas (author) Steven P. Hughes (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459824591

Most kids don’t have to stress about things like exotic insects with a taste for human flesh when they go to class. But students at this school have to be ever vigilant. You never know when a supernatural pastry or a clay monster bent on revenge might be lurking just around the corner. Even a simple field trip to a local animal sanctuary can have ssserious consequences. Dragged fresh from the grave and pulled out of the haunted corners of a school locker, these thirteen new stories are a nod to the storytelling style of Tales from the Crypt and The Twilight Zone. They are guaranteed to make you laugh like a hyena, shake your head in wonder or tremble with fear. A companion volume to Tales from Beyond the Brain.

How to Outsmart a Werewolf

Eric Braun (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680729313

Learn how to trick, tease, and tickle your way out of any situation with an evil villain, and laugh along the way!

How to Outsmart a Ninja

Eric Braun (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680729290

Learn how to trick, tease, and tickle your way out of any situation with a vampire, and laugh along the way!

How to Outsmart a Mad Scientist

Eric Braun (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680729276

Learn how to trick, tease, and tickle your way out of any situation with a mad scientist, and laugh along the way!

How to Outsmart a Martian

Eric Braun (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680729283

Learn how to trick, tease, and tickle your way out of any situation with a martian, and laugh along the way!

How to Outsmart an Evil Villain

Eric Braun (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680729320

Learn how to trick, tease, and tickle your way out of any situation with a ninja, and laugh along the way!

How to Outsmart a Vampire

Eric Braun (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680729306

Learn how to trick, tease, and tickle your way out of any situation with a werewolf, and laugh along the way!

I.A.M.M.

Harriett Diller (author) Les Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389317

Dorsi shouldn't leave her lizard's mealworms on a low shelf in the refrigerator, not with a toddler like Travis around.

Night Owl Nabs the Sheep Snatcher

Donna M. Boock (author) Guy Francis (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389461

With a nod to classic fairy tales, Night Owl plays detective.

Valentine's Day Disaster

Michelle L. Brown (author) Paula J. Becker (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385241

A big mistake actually helps Chance and Iggy win the talent contest.

The Dog Who Barked Backwards

Mary Lee Chapman (author) Rocky Fuller (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385159

Mr. Johnson learns that Rufus is a great dog--despite his weird bark.

The Sighting

Joyann Dwire (author) Les Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385203

A neighbor is convinced he's seen Bigfoot. Now Eddie Cathy and Marie want to find out for themselves.

The Ghost of Yuckachi Swamp

Crystal Mandell (author) Dennis Hockerman (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385166

Donald Crocodile's singing saves his family from poachers who think the swamp is haunted.

The Tenth Puppy

Linda G. Paulsen (author) Kathleen Kemly (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385234

Saralynn helps her uncle discover the missing "puppy."

Comic-Strip Cal

Ann Devendorf (author) BB Sams (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385647

Cal has read so many comics that his thoughts are appearing in balloons above his head.

Ducktective Max and the Missing Farm Animals

Donna M. Boock (author) Pete Whitehead (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384749

This detective and his assistant solve a humorous mystery.

Fox and the Chickadees

Barbara Owen (author) Jane Chambless Wright (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384787

Fox's fear is relieved when he finds that Bear is helping the birds not hurting them.

Fox Strings the Beans

Barbara Owen (author) Jane Chambless Wright (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384794

Fox's way of doing the chores cheers up Bear.

Grabby Big Tom Bumble

Sally Derby (author) Pete Whitehead (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384824

This bear learns to mind his manners.

How Do You Know When the Carrots Are Ready?

Nancy Ramsey (author) Nicole in den Bosch (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384862

Grandpa and Chelsea take care of their garden together, and Chelsea learns how to tell when the carrots are ready.

Sierra's Triathalon

Sue Mozena (author) Linda S. Pierce (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682381236

This girl finds clever ways to entertain her brother and his friends until Mom comes home.