Tag Archives: humourous

Rude Cakes

Rude cakes do all sorts of naughty things. They never listen, they take things that don’t belong to them, and they are never sorry. Good thing there are giant cyclopses around because giant cyclopses…you have to read the book to … Continue reading

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Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete Poems

This collection of poems is as fun as it looks, full of clever word play and concrete poetry. Even typography works to make the poems fun, with just the half-circle of the e showing in “Sunset” and one of the … Continue reading

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Mother Bruce

Bruce, a bear who lived by himself, didn’t like many things, especially cute little animals. When one of his egg recipes goes wrong, he finds himself with four goslings who calling him “Mama”. These goslings take their imprinting so seriously that they … Continue reading

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Nerdy Birdy

Nerdy Birdy doesn’t fit in with the cool birds. He’s alone until he’s invited to join a whole flock of birdies just like him: book-lovers with glasses who like to play video games (World of Wormcraft, that is). When new … Continue reading

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Bug In A Vacuum

Bug in a Vacuum is so much more than a picture book. First off, it’s way more than 32 pages. Those pages, though, are jam-packed with fabulous illustrations, funny anecdotes that move the story forward and…a bug and dog. The dog … Continue reading

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Animal Facts to Make You Smile!

Each page in Grace Hansen‘s Animal Facts to Make You Smile! has one unique and strange fact about an animal with a close-up photograph to match. Some of the facts are laugh-out-loud; all are true and will boost any child’s trivia knowledge, … Continue reading

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123 Versus ABC

If a book about numbers and a book about letters meshed, and then the numbers and the letters fought about whose book it was, well, you’d have 123 Versus ABC by Mike Boldt. The letter A and the number 1 host a growing parade of … Continue reading

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It’s A Tiger

Everywhere you turn, there’s a tiger! Ah, run! Exciting and fun to read, David LaRochelle and Jeremy Tankard‘s It’s A Tiger! makes the expected unexpected every time. The childlike tiger is delightful and not too fierce, especially when we find out what … Continue reading

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Open Mic

Open Mic: Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices, edited by Mitali Perkins, includes stories by Mitali Perkins, Gene Luen Yang, Francisco X. Stork and more. Each of the ten stories for teens explore race and culture–all with humour. … Continue reading

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What I Do With Vegetable Glue

Do your kids eat their greens? No? Well then, this cautionary tale is for them. If you don’t eat your vegies, your parts will fall off. Over-the-top verse by Susan Chandler and whimsical illustrations by Elena Odriozola make What I Do With … Continue reading

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