Books tagged: 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

Hare B&B

By Bill Richardson
Illustrated by Bill Pechet

After her parents are duped by a coyote who is a master of disguise, Harriet ("Harry" for short) and her seven younger siblings are left to fend for themselves. Their only resource is their parents' now-empty bedroom, so Harry and her brothers and sisters open a "hare bed and ... 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

Kimmy & Mike

By Dave Paddon
Illustrated by Lily Snowden-Fine

Dave Paddon and Lily Snowden-Fine team up in this hilarious tall tale about a brother and sister who set out to find some fish for their father's supper. The fish aren't biting, so Kimmy and Mike head off to see if they'll have luck on the other side of the ocean. En route they ... 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