Tag Archives: Humorous

The Twelve Dates of Christmas (Simon Romantic Comedies)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Catherine Hapka Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description Lexi’s feeling a little holidazed this winter…. Lexi’s been going out with Cameron for way too long. Sure, he’s a nice guy, but there’s a spark missing between them. So she comes up with the perfect plan: get him to fall for another girl […]

Toy Story 2: Merry Christmas, Space Ranger (Golden Storybook)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Rick Bunsen Publisher: Golden Books Product Description Join Woody, Buzz, and all their friends on this Toy Story 2 Christmas adventure! When the gang goes downstairs for the annual viewing of the Christmas tree, they run into one of AndyÍs Christmas presents„the evil Emperor Zurg!

Fancy Nancy: The 100th Day of School (I Can Read Book 1)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Jane O’connor Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description The 100th day of school is coming up, and Nancy doesn’t know what to bring in for the class project. Will she be able to think of something imaginative in time for the big day?

Fancy Nancy: Every Day Is Earth Day (I Can Read Book 1)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Jane O’connor Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Being green is important to Nancy—so important that she wants her family to take care of the Earth morning, noon, and night!

Fancy Nancy: Poet Extraordinaire!

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Jane O’connor Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Calling all poets! Fancy Nancy Clancy is so poetic, even her name rhymes. And with limericks, couplets, free verse, and more, poetry is plenty fancy! So when her teacher Ms. Glass gives Nancy and her classmates an assignment to come up with their very own […]

Morris Goes to School (I Can Read Book 1)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: B. Wiseman Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Morris the moose has an exciting day in school learning the alphabet, counting, singing, spelling, and doing other things that make him a unique moose.

The Flat Stanley Collection Box Set

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Jeff Brown Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Stanley Lambchop is an ordinary boy. At least he was, until the night his bulletin board fell off the wall and flattened him. At only half an inch thick, Stanley can slide under doors, mail himself across the country in an envelope, and fly like […]

Skippyjon Jones

Rating: (172 reviews) Author: Judy Schachner Publisher: Puffin Product Description My name is Skippito Friskito. I fear not a single bandito. My manners are mellow, I’m sweet like the Jell-O, I get the job done, yes indeed-o. Skippyjon Jones is no ordinary kitten. Oh, no. . . .He’s actually El Skippito, a great sword-fighter ready […]

Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Rating: (53 reviews) Author: Dr Seuss Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description Started by Seuss, finished by Prelutsky, and splendiferously illustrated by Lane Smith, this is the children’s book publishing event of the year! Big–56 pages–and bursting with energy, here is a joyous ode to individuality, starring an unsinkable teacher named Miss Bonkers […]

The Captain Underpants Extra-Crunchy Book o’ Fun

Rating: (23 reviews) Author: Dav Pilkey Publisher: Blue Sky Press Product Description Fans of Dav Pilkey¹s Captain Underpants series will have tons o¹ fun with this activity book featuring George, Harold, Captain Underpants and the bad guys from the first four books. Readers can test their knowledge with puzzles, games, cool comics, drawing tips, trivia, […]

How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You?

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Jane Yolen Publisher: The Blue Sky Press Product Description Parents and children can never have enough ways to say “I love you”–and now, America’s favorite dinosaurs are giving families a funny book, perfect for bedtime, storytime, anytime. Even when little dinosaurs are naughty, it’s important to remind them that no matter […]

The Great Christmas Kidnapping Caper

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Jean Van Leeuwen Publisher: Dial Product Description In comfortable residence at Macy’s during the Christmas season, Merciless Marvin the Magnificent and his gang are convinced that the store’s Santa Claus has been kidnapped and determine to save him.

Wild Christmas

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Joshua Hodge Publisher: iUniverse, Inc. Product Description There was no escape. He was trapped, just like he was when he was in detention. Life was an enormous prison for Dan. He always found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time. Never had he believed that he was in the […]

Fluffy Saves Christmas (level 3) (Scholastic Reader)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Kate Mcmullan Publisher: Cartwheel Product Description It’s Christmas Eve, and Fluffy and his team of guinea pigs are delivering the presents. Why? Because Santa needs help from the cleverest rodent around!

My Weird School Daze #8: Miss Laney Is Zany!

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Dan Gutman Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description The weirdness never stops! A.J. has to go see Miss Laney, the speech teacher, which makes no sense at all because he already knows how to talk. Miss Laney has him say weird tongue twisters and forces him to be the lead in the third-grade […]

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2)

Rating: (2689 reviews) Author: J. K. Rowling Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description In one of the most hotly anticipated sequels in memory, J.K. Rowling takes up where she left with Harry’s second year at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Old friends and new torments abound, including a spirit named Moaning Myrtle who haunts […]

Fancy Nancy’s Elegant Easter

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Jane O’connor Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Nancy prepares an elegant Easter affair in this fancy new lift-the-flap book! Throwing a fabulous and fancy Easter party is a very big job—and Nancy and Bree are in charge of decorating! This book includes thirteen flaps that open to reveal hidden surprises that will […]

Ivy & Bean: Doomed to Dance (Ivy & Bean, Book 6)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Annie Barrows Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description Finally! After begging their parents for ballet lessons, Ivy and Bean finally get what they want…well, not exactly. Much to their surprise, it turns out ballet lessons do not include karate chops and roundhouse kicks to the villain’s heart. The girls have no interest […]

Ivy & Bean (Book 1) (Bk. 1)

Rating: (72 reviews) Author: Annie Barrows Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they wouldn’t be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Nancy, and has to hide quick Ivy comes to the rescue, proving that sometimes the best of friends are people never […]

The Complete Ramona Collection

Author: Beverly Cleary Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Kids everywhere feel connected to Ramona’s unique way of looking at the world as she tries to adjust to new teachers, feels jealous about Susan’s curls, and is secretly pleased by Yard Ape’s teasing. The scrapes she gets herself into—like wearing pajamas to school or accidentally making egg […]

Horrible Harry and the Christmas Surprise

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Suzy Kline Publisher: Puffin Product Description It’s Christmastime, but with Miss Mackle in the hospital, no one feels much like celebrating. Maybe Harry can think of a way to cheer up Miss Mackle and put the holiday spirit back in Room 2B.

The Bears’ Christmas

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description There’s a whole lot to learn one Christmas morning in Bear Country when Papa Bear teaches his son a thing or two about skiing, skating, and sledding.

Bear’s Berry Christmas (Bear in the Big Blue House)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Kitty Richards Publisher: Simon Spotlight Product Description Discover all the little things that make the holidays so berry special! Everyone at the Big Blue House has the holiday spirit and is having a lot of fun decorating and baking. But when Jack, a lonely stray dog, shows up, how can Bear […]

The Christmas Cookie Case (Scooby-Doo! Picture Clue Book, No. 20)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Maria S. Barbo Publisher: Scholastic Product Description The Picture Clue books are based on the traditional “rebus Reader” – using a picture as a tool for learning a word. On the sample spread, you can see where a picture is substituted for a word. This gives a young reader a sense […]

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever CD

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Barbara Robinson Publisher: HarperChildrensAudio Product Description When the Herdmans storm Sunday school and take over the annual Christmas pageant, everyone braces for the worst. But no one is prepared for what really happens when the rottenest kids in the world take over the greatest story ever told. It’s a pageant full […]

Where Did They Hide My Presents?: Silly Dilly Christmas Songs

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Alan Katz Publisher: Aladdin Product Description It’s Christmastime! While everyone else is singing “Frosty the Snowman” and “Winter Wonderland,” ring in your holidays with “Our Friendly Mailman” and “Something in My Brother’s Underpants”! Songwriter and comedy writer par excellence Alan Katz roasts old Christmas chestnuts and turns them into sparkling new […]

Let’s Do Nothing!

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Tony Fucile Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Don’t move! A master of animation explores the elusive art of doing nothing in this comical tale of two very active imaginations. Frankie and Sal have already played every sport and board game invented, baked and eaten batches of cookies, and painted a zillion pictures. […]

Fancy Nancy: The Show Must Go On (I Can Read Book 1)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Jane O’connor Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Nancy and her partner for the talent show are very different. They don’t have any of the same talents. How will they ever come up with an act?

Fancy Nancy: Heart to Heart

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Jane O’connor Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Almost everything about Valentine’s Day is fancy . . . especially with Fancy Nancy! Mystery is in the air when Nancy receives a valentine from a secret someone. Join Nancy as she follows the clues to find out who it is—all in her trademark fabulous […]

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

Rating: (128 reviews) Author: Jeff Kinney Publisher: Amulet Books Product Description It’s summer vacation, the weather’s great, and all the kids are having fun outside. So where’s Greg Heffley? Inside his house, playing video games with the shades drawn.   Greg, a self-confessed “indoor person,” is living out his ultimate summer fantasy: no responsibilities and […]

A Whole Nother Story

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Dr. Cuthbert Soup Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books Product Description The three Cheeseman children, their father, and their psychic dog are all on the run. From whom? Well the CIA, naturally. But also corporate agents #5, #29, and # 207, plus two international superspies — one of whom happens to be […]

Beware, The Snowman (Goosebumps)

Rating: (30 reviews) Author: R L Stine Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description No melting allowed! Jaclyn used to live with her aunt Greta in Chicago. But not anymore. They’ve moved to a place called Sherpia. It’s a tiny village on the edge of the Arctic Circle. Jaclyn can’t believe she’s stuck out in Nowheresville. No […]

The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear (Child’s Play Library)

Rating: (124 reviews) Author: Don Wood Publisher: Child’s Play International Product Description A rhyming story of opposites that uses animal charactistics to help us explore ourselves and our feelings.

The Monster at the End of This Book (Big Bird’s Favorites Board Books)

Rating: (196 reviews) Author: Jon Stone Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Lovable, furry old Grover is distressed to learn that there’s a monster at the end of this book! He begs readers not to turn the pages, but of course kids feel they just have to see this monster for themselves. […]

Junie B., First Grader: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (P.S. So Does May)

Rating: (33 reviews) Author: Barbara Park Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description It’s holiday time, and Room One is doing lots of fun things to celebrate. Like making elf costumes! And singing joyful songs! Only, how can Junie B. enjoy the festivities when Tattletale May keeps ruining her holiday glee? And here […]

Curious George Goes Camping

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Margret Rey Publisher: HMH Books Product Description George and the man with the yellow hat are going camping! George tries to be helpful, but after he upsets a neighboring camper, he is chased into the woods and gets lost. Before long, an encounter with a cute forest creature throws George into […]

Finn Throws a Fit

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: David Elliott Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Who among us hasn’t encountered that force of nature called “a fit”? A best-selling author and illustrator depict a toddler’s tantrum in all its horror and hilarity. Finn likes peaches. Usually. But not today. Today Finn doesn’t like anything. Uh-oh. Is Finn going to throw […]

Hillbilly Night Afore Christmas (Night Before Christmas Series)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Noel Thomas Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company Product Description Christmas has come to the mountain country of Appalachia and St. Nicholas has begun his annual journey southward bringing happiness to youngsters of all ages. In Appalachia, however, it is Christmas with a difference. This delightful addition to Pelican’s “Night Before Christmas Series” […]

Merry Christmas, Geronimo! (Geronimo Stilton, No. 12)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Geronimo Stilton Publisher: Scholastic Product Description I was so excited about Christmas, I could squeak! My favorite nephew Benjamin was going to come over, and we were planning to trim the tree and eat lots of delicious holiday Cheesy Chews. But before you could say “cat alert,” disaster struck! I slipped […]

Scooby-Doo and Santa’s Bake Shop: A Scratch-N-Sniff Christmas Story (Cartoon Network Scooby-Doo)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Jesse Leon McCann Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks

Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Jane O’connor Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description What could be fancier than Christmas? Presents with elegant wrapping paper, festive decorations, Christmas cookies with sprinkles—and who could forget the tree? After all, there is no such thing as too much tinsel. Ooh la la! This year, Nancy is especially excited about decorating the […]

Goldilicious (Pinkalicious)

Rating: (25 reviews) Author: Victoria Kann Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Being Pinkalicious is pinkatastic, especially when she’s accompanied by her pet unicorn, Goldilicious. Goldie is a roller-skating, kite-flying, high-jumping unicorn who will protect Pinkalicious from the evil wizardry of her little brother, Peter. Together, Pinkalicious and Goldilicious can conquer anything! This enchanting follow-up to the […]

Bubble Trouble

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Margaret Mahy Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description Another hilarious rhyming romp from the team who brought us the popular DOWN THE BACK OF THE CHAIR. When little Mabel’s bubble gets away from her, it’s her baby brother who gets into trouble. Soon he’s floating out of the house, above the fence, […]

Skippyjon Jones, Lost in Spice

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Judy Schachner Publisher: Dutton Juvenile Product Description The New York Times bestselling kitty boy blasts off into another hilarious adventure. Buckle up, amigos— everyoneÂ’s favorite kitty boy is about to lift off. YouÂ’ll want to be there when the brave Skippito gets lost in spice! ThatÂ’s right, spice. Skippy knows— from […]

Dr. Seuss’s Beginner Book Collection (Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, Hop on Pop, Fox in Socks)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description A perfect gift for new parents, birthday celebrations, and happy occasions of all kinds, this collection of five beloved Beginner Books by Dr. Seuss—The Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, […]

Elmo’s 12 Days of Christmas (Big Bird’s Favorites Board Books)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Sarah Albee Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description What does a Sesame Street Christmas celebrate? How about: Three French friends, two yummy cookies, a red monster up in a tree, and lots more! Sing and laugh along with this hilarious Sesame Street version of the favorite Christmas carol.

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Rating: (92 reviews) Author: Roald Dahl Publisher: Puffin Product Description Mr. Fox is surrounded, and he’s going to have to come up with a truly fantastic plan to dig himself out of trouble this time. Amazon.com Review In the tradition of The Adventures of Peter Rabbit, this is a “garden tale” of farmer versus vermin, […]

Curious George and the Dump Truck

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: HMH Books Product Description Curious about the big truck next door, George takes a closer look. He wants to see how it works. Before long he finds that one little lever can mean great big trouble! But George quickly puts his monkey ingenuity to work and finds […]

Fancy Nancy: Pajama Day (I Can Read Book 1)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Jane O’connor Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Nancy is all set to wear something special for Pajama Day at school. But when Bree and Clara show up in matching outfits, Nancy feels left out. Will this Pajama Day be as fun as she thought?

Phineas and Ferb 8 x 8 #1 #1: Oh, Christmas Tree!

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Scott Peterson Publisher: Disney Press Product Description Series Description: Best friends and stepbrothers Phineas and Ferb are determined to make each mind-numbing rotation of Earth into something special. But their sister, Candace, is determined to reveal their crazy endeavors to their mom. Meanwhile, Perry the Platypus-Agent P-is called on repeatedly to […]