Tag Archives: Jokes & Riddles

Time to Pee!

Author: Mo Willems Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description Toilet training has never been such an adventure as when it is introduced by popular cartoonist Mo Willems. With his signature humor, the author gently leads children through each step in the process that will finally bring them to their emancipation from diapers. Featuring a crew […]

Leonardo, the Terrible Monster (Ala Notable Children’s Books. Younger Readers (Awards))

Author: Mo Willems Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description Leonardo is truly a terrible monster-terrible at being a monster that is. No matter how hard he tries, he can’t seem to frighten anyone. Determined to succeed, Leonardo sets himself to training and research. Finally, he finds a nervous little boy, and scares the tuna salad […]

What Are You So Grumpy About?

Author: Tom Lichtenheld Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description “Any parent of a small child knows that the best cure for a youngster’s bad temper is to redirect his or her attention toward something humorous. Lichtenheld demonstrates just how this works in a collection of large, double-spread cartoons depicting a variety of […]

Lucky Tucker

Author: Leslie McGuirk Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Lucky dog! Life is a romp in the park after Tucker rolls in clover in this gleeful new tale about a charmingly expressive pup. When Tucker the terrier wakes up on Saint Patrick’s Day, he gets off on the wrong paw. Nothing is going his way until he […]

Curious George Visits the Library

Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: HMH Books Product Description George is lucky to arrive at the library just in time for story hour. But it’s not easy for a little monkey to sit still too long. From selecting books to getting his very own library card, George’s day at the library makes reading fun.

The Bears on Hemlock Mountain

Author: Alice Dalgliesh Publisher: Aladdin Product Description “There are no bears on Hemlock Mountain, No bears, no bears at all…” Or so young Jonathan is told by the grown-ups as he sets out alone over Hemlock Mountain. But as Jonathan discovers on that cold winter night, grown-ups don’t always know… And there are bears on […]

Curious George Goes to a Chocolate Factory

Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: HMH Books Product Description When George and the man with the yellow hat stop to shop at a chocolate factory store, George becomes curious about how chocolates are made. Though he begins to follow the factory tour, George is soon off on his own to investigate. The adventures of Curious […]

One Windy Wednesday (Giggle Club)

Author: Phyllis Root Publisher: Candlewick Product Description What happens when the wind blows and BLOWS! Well, one windy Wednesday, Bonnie Bumble found out! The wind blew so hard it blew the quack right out of the duck…and that was just the beginnning!

Stephanie’s Ponytail (Classic Munsch)

Author: Robert N. Munsch Publisher: Annick Press Product Description A little girl who is determined to strike a blow for nonconformity manages to arrive at school every day with a hairdo more outraegous than the day before. And each time, the cast of copycats grows and grows — until the day she threatens to shave […]

The Incredible Book-Eating Boy

Author: Oliver Jeffers Publisher: Philomel Product Description Like many children, Henry loves books. But Henry doesn’t like to read books, he likes to eat them. Big books, picture books, reference books . . . if it has pages, Henry chews them up and swallows (but red ones are his favorite). And the more he eats, […]

Scrambled Eggs Super

Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illus. in color. “Riotous humor in picture and verse as an enterprising Seuss creature hunts uncommon eggs for a super deluxe dish.”–Child Study Assn. Amazon.com Review Starring the same perky boy who captured Thing One and Thing Two in The Cat in the […]

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Author: Barbara Robinson Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description The Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world. They lie, steal, smoke cigars, swear, and hit little kids. So no one is prepared when this outlaw family invades church one Sunday and decides to take over the annual Christmas pageant. None of […]

Too Many Leprechauns: Or How That Pot o’ Gold Got to the End of the Rainbow

Author: Stephen Krensky Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description On St. Patrick’s Day, leprechauns are lucky. But on every other day of the year, they make for noisy neighbors — and they’re turning the entire town of Dingle upside down! Fortunately, Finn O’Finnegan always has a clever plan brewing, and this time, with […]

Spot Bakes a Cake

Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Puffin Product Description Celebrate summer with Spot and his friends in these brand-new lift-the- flap editions! Kids can still lift the flaps to bake a cake and to spend time with Spot and his grandparents, but now their favorite puppy will be featured in a colorful new design. For the first […]

On Top of the Potty: And Other Get-Up-and-Go Songs

Author: Alan Katz Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description From the hilarious and kid-pleasing team who brought us Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs and Are You Quite Polite?: Silly Dilly Manners Songs comes this selection of songs guaranteed to make potty training everywhere into the easiest and most enjoyable […]

I Shall Wear Midnight

Author: Terry Pratchett Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description It starts with whispers. Then someone picks up a stone. Finally, the fires begin. When people turn on witches, the innocents suffer. . . . Tiffany Aching has spent years studying with senior witches, and now she is on her own. As the witch of the […]

Arthur’s Perfect Christmas

Author: Marc Brown Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description “Arthur is certain that this Christmas will be perfect–lots of snow, a beautiful tree, and a delicious turkey dinner. But when it doesn’t snow, D.W. decorates half the tree with trolls and unicorns, and Dad decides to make an authentic ancient Christmas dinner, […]

I’m a Manatee: (Book & CD)

Author: John Lithgow Publisher: Little Simon Product Description From time to time I dream that I’m a manatee, Undulating underneath the sea. A little boy dreams of becoming a manatee, and what a dream it is! With his new gigan-atee manatee proportions, he sets off on an underwater adventure with his manatee friends. Amazon.com Review […]

The Other Side

Author: Istvan Banyai Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description In The Other Side, artist, designer, provocateur Istvan Banyai takes readers on another exceptional visual journey. In graphically stunning illustrations that feature many clever twists in point of view, familiar scenes turn and turn again to show us the back, the front, the top, the bottom, the […]

Good, The Bad, And The Bunny (It’s Happy Bunny)

Author: Jim Benton Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description Like a light shining through the darkness comes a guide who can truly illuminate the differences between right and wrong, good and evil, just and unjust, hot and gross…It’s Happy Bunny! What would It’s Happy Bunny do after receiving a gift? Say, “Thank you?” Try, “Have a […]

The Phantom Tollbooth

Author: Norton Juster Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description Illustrated in black-and-white. We’re celebrating the thirty-fifth anniversary (1996) of this modern kids’ classic with a special hardcover edition! This ingenious fantasy centeres around Milo, a bored ten-year-old who comes home to find a large toy tollbooth sitting in his room. Joining forces with […]

Boo Hoo Bird

Author: Jeremy Tankard Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Bird and Raccoon are playing ball, when Bird gets bonked on the head. “Boo hoo hoo!” he cries. What will make Bird feel better? A kiss? A cookie? A bandaid? Bird’s friends Raccoon, Rabbit, Beaver, Sheep, and Fox are full of sweet and funny ideas. Perfectly pitched […]

Let’s Cruise! (Friendship Box, 4 board books in a box) (Cars movie tie in)

Author: RH Disney Publisher: RH/Disney Product Description Ready, set, GO! Lightning McQueen, the rookie hot-shot race car, is screaming his way down the track on his way to winning the Piston Cup. But when he gets stuck in a slow little town called Radiator Springs, McQueen must learn a valuable lesson about friendship—fast. This beautifully […]

Clifford’s First Christmas

Author: Norman Bridwell Publisher: Scholastic Product Description The original Clifford’s Christmas is a perennial backlist favorite, with more than 710,000 copies sold, and now here’s Clifford as a puppy–in an original paperback that recounts his first Christmas ever with Emily Elizabeth.

Flamingo’s First Christmas

Author: Nancy Raines Day Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers Product Description This hilarious holiday book celebrates Christmas-Miami-style! It’s Christmas time when a flamingo peers out of the tropical garden where he lives and notices downtown Miami; a city aglow in red and green lights and Christmas trees. Curious, he decides to investigate this strange […]

Merry Un-Christmas

Author: Mike Reiss Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description The first Un–Christmas classic from the bestselling team of How Murray Saved Christmas. When Noelle wakes up every morning, she must put her new pony in the backyard with all of her other ponies and her new bike in the garage with all of her other bikes. It […]

Dinosaur Roar (Picture Puffins)

Author: Paul Stickland Publisher: Puffin Product Description Dinosaurs of every shape and size race, roar, and stomp through this colorful book of opposites. And where are all these silly-looking creatures off to? A dinosaur picnic, of course! These prehistoric pranksters and the simple, playful rhymes that accompany them will delight young children. Dinosaur Roar! gives […]

The New Adventures of Curious George

Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: HMH Books Product Description This collection includes eight full-length stories including Curious George Goes to a Chocolate Factory, Curious George and the Puppies, Curious George Makes Pancakes, Curious George Feeds the Animals, Curious George Goes to a Movie, Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon, Curious George in the Snow, […]

Goodnight Opus

Author: Berkeley Breathed Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Opus loves listening to Grandma read his favorite bedtime story, but, one night, Opus decides to finish the story his own way, departing from the text in an exciting quest for adventure. Reprint. H.

Maid for Me

Author: Kathleen Lieu Publisher: Nummyz Productions Product Description Feisty Mina Lin waltzes on glass shards when she lands a job as billionaire Jaiden Daniels’s maid. What happens when Jaiden hires her to become his pretend girlfriend? Pretending to be in love with the hot Rich Boy is hard, when Mina’s heart only beats for her […]

Eloise’s Summer Vacation (Ready-to-Read. Level 1)

Author: Kay Thompson Publisher: Aladdin Product Description Eloise, Weenie, and Nanny are going on a road trip across the country for vacation!

The Fashion Disaster That Changed My Life

Author: Lauren Myracle Publisher: Puffin Product Description “Out of all the people in the world, why do I have to be the freak who went to school on the very first day of the year with a pair of PANTIES stuck by static cling to the leg of my pants?!!!” Seventh grade was supposed to […]

Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business (Junie B. Jones, No. 2)

Author: Barbara Park Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illus. in black-and-white by Denise Brunkus. Trouble crops up because of an unusual misunderstanding–Junie B. starts to think that her newborn brother is really a baby monkey! “Chapter book readers will be laughing at Junie’s antics as well as her way with words.”–Booklist.

A Frog in the Bog

Author: Karma Wilson Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description There’s a frog on the log in the middle of the bog. A small, green frog on a half-sunk log in the middle of the bog…. Amazon.com Review You may already know an old lady who swallowed a fly, but you’re about to meet her chief […]

I Shall Wear Midnight

Author: Terry Pratchett Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description It starts with whispers. Then someone picks up a stone. Finally, the fires begin. When people turn on witches, the innocents suffer. . . . Tiffany Aching has spent years studying with senior witches, and now she is on her own. As the witch of the Chalk, she […]

Amelia Bedelia and the Christmas List (Amelia Bedelia)

Author: Herman Parish Publisher: Greenwillow Books Product Description Put Amelia Bedelia on your list! What happens when Amelia Bedelia goes shopping for the holidays? She’s got a list and she’s checking it twice. But everything she needs to buy is a compound word. Amelia Bedelia compounds the confusion as only she can. Pull back the […]

Otto Goes to School

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Todd Parr Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description hoes are for wearing, not eating; sharing is a must; and you have to wait your turn for the bathroom. You may already know these things, but Otto learns them during his first day of school. According to Todd and […]

Cinco Monitos Brincando en la Cama/Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed (Five Little Monkeys Picture Books) (Spanish Edition)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Eileen Christelow Publisher: HMH Books Product Description Even doctor’s orders won’t stop these silly monkeys from having their fun. But you’ll never guess what Mama does when the Five Little Monkeys finally do fall asleep! Here is the most popular Five Little Monkeys story, available for the first time in a […]

Olivia

Rating: (154 reviews) Author: Ian Falconer Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing/Atheneum Product Description Have fun with Olivia… dressing up singing songs building sand castles napping (maybe) dancing painting on walls and — whew! — going to sleep at last. Amazon.com Review Olivia would be Eloise, if Eloise were a pig. She is good at […]

Marsupial Sue Presents “The Runaway Pancake”: Book and CD

Rating: (24 reviews) Author: John Lithgow Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description “I’m too fast, you’re too slow. Pan, pan, patty-cake pan, I can get away from you, I can!” The much-loved story of the Runaway Pancake who pops out of the oven and is sure he can escape all who want to […]

Frog Goes to Dinner (Boy, Dog, Frog)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Dial Product Description Following the re-release of the first three books in this beloved series, here are the final three classic wordless tales in attractive, low-priced hardcover editions. A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog, the first book in this series, launched Mercer Mayer’s distinguished career over twenty-five […]

Scaredy Squirrel

Rating: (33 reviews) Author: Melanie Watt Publisher: Kids Can Press, Ltd. Product Description Scaredy Squirrel never leaves his nut tree. It’s way too dangerous out there. He could encounter tarantulas, green Martians or killer bees. But in his tree, every day is the same and if danger comes along, he’s well-prepared. Scaredy Squirrel’s emergency kit […]

Knock Knock Who’s There: My First Book Of Knock Knock Jokes

Rating: (30 reviews) Author: Tad Hills Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Pull back the flaps and find out each hilarious punch line in this classic collection of knock-knock jokes!

Evan Brain’s Christmas List and Other Shenanigans: Boy Warrior Fights Evil

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Eve Becker-Doyle Publisher: Becker Doyle & Assoc Publishing Product Description Book 2 of the Evan Brain series has been named a 2009 DIY Hollywood Book Festival honoree and medal winner in the 2009 Independent Publisher Book Awards! Sassy sequel Evan Brain s Christmas List and Other Shenanigans is flypaper for kids […]

The Clique Summer Collection #3: Alicia (Clique Series)

Author: Publisher: Poppy Product Description Alicia takes on Mission Spalfa: Spanish Alpha! Back in Spain to visit her relatives, Alicia discovers that Spain’s newest pop sensation ¡Ignacio! is searching for a true Spanish beauty to star in his new hit-single video. She can’t believe her luck! If Alicia is cast as a true Spanish beauty, […]

Death Note How to Read 13 (Death Note (Graphic Novels))

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Tsugumi Ohba Publisher: VIZ Media, LLC Product Description An encyclopedic guide to the Death Note manga series, including character bios, storyline summaries, interviews with creators Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, production notes and commentaries, and bonus manga pages. Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects–and he’s bored out of […]

Ultimate Power (Marvel Comics)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Brian Michael Bendis, Jeph Loeb, J. Michael Straczynski Publisher: Marvel Comics Product Description The Fantastic Four’s leader, Reed Richards, has accidentally punched a hole into an adjacent universe in a desperate bid to gain the knowledge he needs to cure his friend Ben Grimm – The Thing. But something has come […]

xxxHOLiC, Volume 11

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Clamp Publisher: Del Rey