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Mad About Meatloaf (Weenie Featuring Frank and Beans Book #1)

by Maureen Fergus, illustrated by Alexandra Bye
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: humorous, humorous stories, dogs

Meet Weenie, a meatloaf-obsessed wiener dog, and his best friends Frank and Beans in this hilarious early graphic novel for fans of Narwhal and Jelly and The Bad Guys.

Weenie loves his human, Bob. He loves his guinea pig friend Beans and his cat friend Frank. He loves naps, adventures and sharing. In fact, Weenie loves pretty much everything (except …

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Petal the Angry Cow

by Maureen Fergus, illustrated by Olga Demidova
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: emotions & feelings, humorous stories

A hilarious barnyard tale about big-hearted cow with an even bigger temper, for fans of Penguin Problems.

Petal is everything you could want in a cow.

She is kind, thoughtful, a great baker and a wonderful artist.

She also has a temper. A very big, out-of-control temper. And it doesn't help that her barnyard pals like to push her buttons . . .

On th …

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My Mad Hair Day

by Nathalie Dion
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: humorous stories, emotions & feelings, imagination & play

Thanks to her wild head of hair, Malie gets all tangled up with an unexpected cast of characters in this funny, stylish twist of a tall tale. 

Malie is a little girl with huge, uncontrollable hair. And this morning, it seems wilder than ever. She tries to comb it. She tries to hide it, but nothing works! And things go from bad to worse when her moth …

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Sloth at the Zoom

by Helaine Becker, illustrated by Orbie
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: zoos, peer pressure, humorous stories, mammals

One day, a sloth accidentally gets delivered to the Zoom! She was supposed to be dropped off at the Zzzzzoo, a much more laid-back, slow-paced place. She had been looking forward to long, languorous naps while the sun gently warmed her belly. But at the Zoom, the zebras gallop so fast they leave their stripes in puddles. The monkeys climb so fast …

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Going for a Sea Bath

by Andrée Poulin, illustrated by Anne-Claire Delisle, translated by Erin Woods
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: humorous stories, marine life, parents, daily activities

The silliest father-daughter seaside bath time book is now a quality board book with tactile elements.

Leanne's bath time is TOO boring. Luckily, her father has some excellent, terrific, and spectacular ideas to make it more interesting. He runs down to the sea and brings back one turtle. Then two eels. Then three clown fish. Soon Leanne’s bath ti …

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Frisson l'écureuil en camping

illustrated by Melanie Watt
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: squirrels, humorous stories, camping & outdoor activities

 

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Frisson ne va jamais camper. Ça le rend trop anxieux. Il préfère installer une nouvelle télé afin d'écouter une émission de camping en restant assis confortablement. Mais le problème, c'est qu'il doit la brancher. Atteindre une prise de courant exige beaucoup d'entraînement et une grande maîtrise des tec …

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Frisson l’écureuil en bref

Frisson l’écureuil en bref

illustrated by Melanie Watt
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: squirrels, humorous stories

 

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La sécurité avant tout! C’est la devise de Frisson l’écureuil. Après tout, il y a tant de créatures dangereuses qu’il n’aimerait pas rencontrer comme des mammouths, des chats, des pics et bien d’autres! C’est pourquoi il doit protéger son arbre coûte que coûte. Lorsqu’un malheureux événemen …

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How to Make a Friend

by Stephen W. Martin, illustrated by Olivia Aserr
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories

A girl’s efforts to build a robot friend go comically awry when the robot attempts world domination in this witty metaphor for the ups and downs of friendship.
 

Ever wish friendship came with an instruction manual? A resourceful youngster follows step-by-step directions for constructing a robot to be her friend. The instructions make it sound so …

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The Land Puffin

by Lori Doody
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: birds, humorous stories

An east coast yarn about a parrot who wants the rugged life of a puffin...or does he?

Pete was an unusual parrot.
He wanted to be a puffin.
So he decided to leave town, and head for the coast.

When Pete the parrot looks back on his seafaring family history—including his grandmother, Polly Pirate, and his grandfather, Paul Privateer—he decide …

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Wednesday Wilson Gets Down to Business

by Bree Galbraith, illustrated by Morgan Goble
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: chapter books, business, careers, occupations, humorous stories

In the first entertaining installment in a new early chapter book series, one unfortunate kale incident isn't enough to stop the unbeatable Wednesday Wilson from pursuing her entrepreneurial dreams --- or is it?

The most important thing to know about Wednesday Wilson is that she's an entrepreneur. She hasn't started any businesses yet, but she's pre …