April 5th, 2011 by Kidsmomo
What’s funnier than successfully slipping a whoopee cushion onto your teacher’s chair? How about successfully slipping a whoopee cushion onto your teacher’s chair right before the principal arrives to observe the class? HA HA HA HA! Or if fart humor isn’t really your thing (like, if you’re not as immature as we are), why don’t you check out some of these funny books?
In honor of April being National Humor Month, enjoy our previous picks for LOL funny books, plus these new additions (in no particular order):
- Alvin Ho series, written by Lenore Look and illustrated by LeUyen Pham (Karen’s pick)
- A Whole Nother Story by Dr. Cuthbert Soup (Nancy’s pick)
- Big Nate series by Lincoln Peirce
- The Name of this Book Is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch
- Dork Diaries by Rachel Renee Russell
- How to Train Your Dragon books by Cressida Cowell
- The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger
- Babymouse series by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm
- George Brown, Class Clown books, written by Nancy Krulik and illustrated by Aaron Blecha
- Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
- My Weird School Daze series by Dan Gutman
- Guys Read: Funny Business edited by Jon Scieszka
- How Angel Peterson Got His Name by Gary Paulsen
- Justin Case: School, Drool, and Other Daily Disasters, written by Rachel Vail and illustrated by Matthew Cordell
- The Phantom Tollbooth, written by Norton Juster and illustrated by Jules Feiffer
- Clementine series, written by Sara Pennypacker and illustrated by Marla Frazee
(Also, here’s a printable version of our Haha-Hilarious booklist, for you to take to the library or bookstore — or read out loud to your friends so that they’ll shoot milk out their noses.)
If you’ve read any of these, send in your book review. Or send in a review of your favorite funny book. We’ll feature the best kid-submitted reviews in our next podcast!
If you’ve read any of these, send in your book review. Or send in a review of your favorite funny book.
UPDATE 4/19/11: We revealed the answer to our More Haha-Hilarious Books Mystery Book Theater in the “ROFL, LOL, :-D” Podcast, so take a listen if you want to know the answer. Or just tune in if you want to hear Karen call Nancy some pretty ridiculous names!