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Abby in Oz (Whatever After Special Edition #2)

by Sarah Mlynowski
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: adaptations, humorous stories

In this second Special Edition of the New York Times bestselling Whatever After series, Abby and her friends enter the magical Land of Oz... with hilarious and empowering results!

 

Follow the yellow brick road...

 

I'm with my best friends Robin and Frankie (and my sometimes friend, Penny) when a TORNADO scoops us up and whisks us away. As soon as we …

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Just Dance (Whatever After #15)

by Sarah Mlynowski
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: adaptations, humorous stories

Here is the fifteenth magical installment of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling series of fractured fairy tales for fearless kids!

 

Put on your dancing shoes!

 

Believe it or not, there's a fairy named Maryrose LIVING in my house. And she's sending me and my brother, Jonah, through the magic mirror and into the story of The Twelve Dancing Pr …

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The Terrible, Horrible, Smelly Beach

by Jacqueline Halsey & Carrie Muller, illustrated by Paul G. Hammond
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: mermaids, pirates, humorous stories

The long-awaited followup to the bestselling, gut-busting picture book The Terrible Horrible Smelly Pirate — this time with an environmental message!

"Peeee – Yew!" Mermaid had a problem. A terrible, horrible, smelly, problem.

The Terrible Horrible Smelly Pirate is back! And after discovering a secret treasure in Halifax Harbour, he's not so smel …

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Unplugged

by Gordon Korman
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, humorous stories, friendship

King of middle-grade Gordon Korman’s new standalone novel full of mystery, humour, friendship . . . and alligators! Now in paperback.

 

Jett Baranov is Silicon Valley’s number one spoiled brat. The son of a billionaire tech genius, he has everything money can buy, which means he’s in the habit of getting into a lot of trouble. When one of his s …

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Les aventures de Frisson : No 2 - Frisson l’écureuil et la surprise

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

 

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Frisson l’écureuil n’aime PAS les surprises. Lorsqu’il reçoit une mystérieuse boîte au pied de son arbre, il est tout sauf content. En fait, il s’inquiète de tout ce qu’il pourrait trouver à l’intérieur. Une pieuvre géante? Un robot? Une licorne? Frisson décide de se séparer de la boîte le p …

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The Puffin Problem

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

 

Long Book Description: When a plethora of puffins head into a city by the sea, problems abound. No one is sure why the puffins have come, but what is certain is that they are underfoot and overhead and everywhere.  They bother pets, and park on policemen.  It takes someone small and smart to come up with a plan to send them back to sea. A charming …

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Charlotte Diamond's Animal Friends

A Collection of Songs

by Charlotte Diamond, illustrated by Eunji Jung
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: music, humorous stories, poetry (see also stories in verse)

Award-winning singer and songwriter Charlotte Diamond brings you her very first picture-book song collection!

This book will captivate children, parents, grandparents, teachers and educators already familiar with Charlotte’s songs and delight a whole new generation of readers entertained by the rhythm and whimsy of her lyrics. Throughout her caree …

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ValHamster

by Angela Misri
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: non-classifiable, mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, etc., humorous stories, dystopian

Being the greatest zombie fighter of all time is a lot for one animal, but Emmy’s the perfect hamster for the job. Fire, rage, and fury are her weapons of choice and woe to the undead human who crosses her path. That is, until the mammals she lives with invite a weasel, of all creatures, to join their camp. This unthinkable betrayal reminds Emmy …

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