April Fools’ Day and Stories To Make You Laugh

April 1 is a fun day in many countries, including the United States, France, Canada, Australia, and Great Britain. According to Kids InfoBits, there are different legends about how this day became known as April Fools' Day. For fun, search the sccld website using the term "Kids InfoBits," and once you click on the result, search Kids InfoBits using the term "April Fools Day." You can read the English legend and the French tale. 

Even though it isn't an official holiday, people enjoy playing pranks and telling jokes on April Fools' Day. The library has all sorts of fun books to help you celebrate. If you search the catalog using the keyword "jokes," and then use the "ebook" filter on the left side of the page, you'll find that there are joke books and funny stories galore. There are even some books of pranks. The following list is just a sample of materials you might enjoy. All of these items are of course available in the ebook format.

One thing that's important to remember is to make sure that whomever you're trying to fool has a good sense of humor! Here's to a laugh-filled, silly April Fools' Day!


Knock! Knock! Who Was There?

Roald Dahl's Mischief and Mayhem

Knock-knock Jokes for Kids

April Fools' Day From the Black Lagoon

Cam Jansen and the Joke House Mystery

The All-Star Joker

Jacky Ha-Ha