Humorous Picture Books You Don’t Want to Miss!

Kids love books that make them laugh.  Here are some humorous books for your child and you to enjoy.  This may be a way to encourage and engage a reluctant reader too.  Click the titles to put a hold and see more details.

by Steve Breen

When a new diner opens close to the forest, Benny the woodpecker makes a brilliant plan to eat a tasty plate of waffles.

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I Am Not a Chair! by Ross Burach

It is Giraffe first day in the jungle, and all the animals thinks he's a chair!  See what happens when lion wants to sit on Giraffe!

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Swim Swim Sink by Jennifer Harney

Preschool children will enjoy this story about how keep a duckling afloat instead of sinking!

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Potato Pants! by Laurie Keller 

Lance Vance's Fancy Pants Store is having a sale on pants for potatoes!  Potato can't wait to purchase a pair until he sees Eggplant, who pushed him the day before.

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The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli

Crocodile loves watermelon and eats it every chance he gets. One day, however, he swallows a seed. What will happen to him?  Will a plant start growing inside him or will he turn pink?

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XO, OX, A Love Story by Adam Rex

Ox is in love with Gazelle and sends her a letter.  Famous Gazelle replies by form letter.  Ox does not realize it is a form letter and sends another letter to thank her for responding personally. Her reply? The same form letter, which Ox takes as a sign of her tidy mind. Gazelle finally responds that she is not interested, but Ox continues sending her letters.

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Bob, Not Bob! by Elizabeth Garton Scanlon

When a young boy gets a cold, he just wants his mom. But his stuffy nose makes it sound like he is calling for Bob, his very enthusiastic dog.

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Escargot by Dashka Slater

Escargot is a beautiful French snail who only wants to be your favorite animal and get to the delicious salad at the end of the book, even if he has to try a carrot, which he hates.

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Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas

The dust bunnies are playing a rhyming game.  Ed, Ted, and Ned have no trouble rhyming, but Bob does.  Is Bob trying to tell the others something else?

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Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems

Here is a Goldilocks story with a twist!  Three dinosaurs, including a visitor from Norway, prepare a tasty pudding in order to trap a tasty little girl.

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This Is Not a Good Idea! by Mo Willems

When hungry Fox sees Goose, Fox uses all his charm to ask Goose to go for a walk.  As they get close to Fox's house, he invites Goose to visit his kitchen.  Fox asks Goose if the brewing soup needs any additional ingredients. Will Goose get close enough for Fox to push her in the soup?  

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