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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.

Out of Gas

Vicki C. Hayes (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982227

Trey really wants to play soccer. Mr. Dean really wants him to come up with a science project. But Trey can't think of anything. Maybe he will find inspiration in the woods, so he takes his dog for a walk. All of sudden there is a tremendous thud. An alien spaceship has crashed. Trey cannot believe it when two blobs roll off the ship and morph into exact copies of his dog!

Book 8: Otis the Very Scared Dog

Claudia Harrington (author) Anoosha Syed (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532131967

When Hank leaves his bike in the driveway to be run over by his dad, he needs to help pay for a new one. But Hank is a kid. What can he do? Pet-sitting sounds easy! Otis is back! But Ben drops him off at Hank's during a storm and Otis dashes off in fear. Can Hank and Janie find him before Ben returns? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Book 6: Pete the Very Chatty Parrot

Claudia Harrington (author) Anoosha Syed (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532131943

When Hank leaves his bike in the driveway to be run over by his dad, he needs to help pay for a new one. But Hank is a kid. What can he do? Pet-sitting sounds easy! Janie asks Hank to watch her parrot Pete. Hank feels like a pirate! But Pete talks too much. And can Hank keep up with the mess? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Book 3: Bully for You!

Dana Sullivan (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634408646

Derrick finally feels like he’s getting the hang of Middle School. But when Derrick’s cartoons protesting racism backfire, the Muslim kids turn against him and the paper is in danger of being shut down, along with Derrick’s cartooning career. 

Book 4: Furball of the Apocalypse!

Dana Sullivan (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781643710747

Derrick’s goldfish, Finn and Gillian, have gone missing! Things take a turn for the weird when Derrick realizes his two science teachers are also nowhere to be found. What do plankton, plastic, and the fate of oceans have to do with missing persons and fishy pets?

Book 2: The Rocking Dead

Dana Sullivan (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634408585

7th grader Derrick’s “Dead Max Comix” are such a hit in the school paper he and Max start their own advice column. Derrick and Doug should have asked for advice before they started a band without inviting Kim and Keisha to join. Will the Battle of the Bands mean the end of Derrick and Kim? Not if Dead Max can help out.

Book 1: The Deadening

Dana Sullivan (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634408523

Derrick Hollis is a 7th grader at Zachary Taylor Middle School and an aspiring cartoonist too shy to show his work to anybody. Derrick is devastated when his dog Max dies. But after being cremated, Max returns as a ghost giving Derrick advice. Will Dead Max be good for Derrick?

A Bunny Is Funny

Harriet Ziefert (author) Todd McKie (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781949801255

A moose, an owl, and an elephant are just a few of the animals that show up in this fun foray into rhyming.

Knock Knock, Red, White, and Blue!

Brenda Ponnay (author) Brenda Ponnay (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532426988

Laugh out loud through history, fireworks, 4th of July parades and more. In Knock Knock, Red, White and Blue, kids will celebrate their country and laugh at the same time. This collection of illustrated jokes is sure to get reluctant readers engrossed in their reading material.

Knock Knock, Unicorn Who?

Stephanie Rodriguez (author) Jenna Johnston (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532431746

Knock, Knock, Unicorn Who? is an illustrated joke book filled with unicorns, mermaids, narwhals, and other fun and magical creatures. Celebrate childhood joys with funny jokes sure to make little ones laugh. Don't miss the other illustrated joke books in this series.

Knock Knock, Olive You!

Brenda Ponnay (author) Brenda Ponnay (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532429798

Let someone know how much you care about them on Valentine's Day or any other with an illustrated joke from Brenda Ponnay. Knock Knock, Olive You! is filled with funny jokes for kids celebrating love for each other. Each page features one illustrated joke. Knock Knock, Olive You! is part of the Illustrated Jokes series from Brenda Ponnay.

Out of this World

Stephanie Rodriguez (author) Jenna Johnston (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532430008

Aliens and planets and rockets and astronauts are ready to make little ones laugh! Get kids reading AND laughing with funny outer space jokes. Jenna Johnston's bold illustrations add to the hilarity of outer space puns. Developing readers will build confidence and story time will never be the same for your rocket-loving child. These jokes are silly and strange and make a great gift for a science and space fan.

Wait, What?

Audrey Bea (author) Adamm Paul Bueno (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532431661

Have you ever hear a joke, a pun, or just a strange statement and said, "Wait, what?" This little book features funny and fanciful ideas designed to spark conversation and get your brain thinking deeply about language, idioms, and the world we live in. Each "Wait, what?" statement or question is illustrated by a cute kawaii style image to add to the fun. Great for dinnertime conversation, getting teens and older kids to engage, or sparking thought in a gifted young child, this book is a weird and wonderful look at language.

Fart-tastic

Brenda Ponnay (author) Brenda Ponnay (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532416460

These jokes may be stinkers, but that will only get kids laughing more as farts, toots, and other bodily function jokes take center stage. This collection of illustrated jokes is sure to get reluctant readers engrossed in their reading material.

Pizza and Other Stinky Poems

Harriet Ziefert (author) Amanda Haley (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781949801132

What stinky fun: these entertaining verses talk about smelly stuff, like onions and skunks--and good things, such as pizza and peanut butter too. From "Whoever Sau-sage a Thing?" to "Fresh Fish," it's pure aromatic amusement sure to appeal to any kid's sense of humor. 

I Won't Go to Bed

Harriet Ziefert (author) Andrea Baruffi (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781949801651

Jake should be asleep, but he's decided to stay up all night long. Will he make it until morning?

Hair…Monday to Sunday

Harriet Ziefert (author) Tamara Petrosino (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781949801033

Wear her hair like an ordinary girl? No way! Brenda will change it every day. She’ll dress it up with barrettes, give it bangs like spaghetti, and adorn it with headbands, gold dust, and confetti.

Piggy Has a Play Date

Harriet Ziefert (author) R. W. Alley (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781949801125

Joselina wants her friend, Piggy Sue, to come and visit in this enticing follow-up to Joselina Piggy Goes Out. But her room is a pigsty! So Papa says not yet—not until she’s fixed the mess. Will Joselina’s clever cleaning shortcuts fool her father? 

Ridiculous Riddles

Cyl Lee (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023316

How many months have 28 days? All of them! Young comedians will build vocabulary and learn fun homophone word play sharing Ridiculous Riddles with family and friends. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Really Silly Jokes

Cyl Lee (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023309

What did 0 say to 8? Nice belt! Young comedians will build vocabulary and learn fun homophone word play sharing Really Silly Jokes with family and friends. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Monster Jokes

Ima Laffin (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023293

What do monsters read in the newspaper? The horror-scope! Young comedians will build vocabulary and learn fun homophone word play sharing Monster Jokes with family and friends. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Animal Jokes

U.R. Phunny (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023262

What do you call a crate of ducks? A box of quackers! Young comedians will build vocabulary and learn fun homophone word play sharing Animal Jokes with family and friends. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Book 7: Fawn the Very Small Deer

Claudia Harrington (author) Anoosha Syed (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532131950

When Hank leaves his bike in the driveway to be run over by his dad, he needs to help pay for a new one. But Hank is a kid. What can he do? Pet-sitting sounds easy! When an early snow comes, Elliott asks Hank to feed the deer behind his house. Hank puts out the food, but where are the deer? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.