Humorous Stories

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Chuck in the City

By Jordan Wheeler
Illustrated by Christopher Auchter

Chuck loves a good adventure. He proved that in Just a Walk. Now Chuck and his mom are heading to the city to visit his grandmother in her new condo. He knows he shouldn't wander off, but the lure of the lively city streets proves too much for a curious little boy to resist. ... Read more

Enid Strange

By Meghan Rose Allen

Enid has never fit in with kids her age. They don’t speak the way she does, and they never get accused of cheating by teachers who refuse to believe Enid, and not an adult, writes at such an adult level. They’re not like Enid at all.

And they also can’t see the faeries. ... Read more

Jack and the Manger

By Andy Jones
Illustrated by Darka Erdelji

A down-to-earth version of a heavenly tale. Jack and the Manger retells the story of Jesus?s birth as if it were a Newfoundland folktale. It?s all seen through the eyes of Jack, the hero of many a story, who befriends a young couple on their walk to Bethlehem. There?s a bit of ... Read more

Jack, the King of Ashes

By Andy Jones
Illustrated by Darka Erdelji

Jack is back in a tale rich with a surprising canine sidekick, sneaky robbers, a missing princess with reward attached, a conniving sea captain, corpses, curses, kisses, and more.

Just a Walk

By Jordan Wheeler
Illustrated by Christopher Auchter

A young boy named Chuck goes for a simple walk that turns into a day of crazy adventures. Chuck encounters animals, fish and birds that lead him on a wild journey throughout their habitats.

Jordan Wheeler's whimsical rhyming will capture the young readers attention and Chuck's ... Read more

Nanny's Kitchen Party

By Rebecca North
Illustrated by Laurel Keating

***CANADA BOOK AWARD WINNER***
"Where in this racket can Nanny be?

When you get invited to a kitchen party at your grandmother’s house, there may be certain things you don’t expect to find: like moose and foxes and bears! In this exciting, playful romp through a Newfoundland ... Read more

The Puffin Problem

By Lori Doody

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 ... Read more

The Queen of Paradise's Garden

By Andy Jones
Illustrated by Darka Erdelji

Jack, the delightful, mischievous, big-hearted hero of so many Newfoundland tales, is worried about his parents. They aren't getting any younger; in fact, they're really quite old. So Jack and his brothers Bill and Tom decide to set out and find a magic fruit that will make ... Read more

The Rise and Fall of Derek Cowell

By Valerie Sherrard

Derek didn’t mean to become popular. His accidental photo bomb — the one that made him internet-famous — took him from invisibility to middle-school fame overnight. And you know what? He’s not sure if he likes it. But his best friend Steve does, and schemes to find other ... Read more

The Rise and Fall of Derek Cowell

By Valerie Sherrard

Derek didn’t mean to become popular. His accidental photo bomb — the one that made him internet-famous — took him from invisibility to middle-school fame overnight. And you know what? He’s not sure if he likes it. But his best friend Steve does, and schemes to find other ... Read more