Picture Books ~ Humorous

Breathed, Berke

Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big

JUV 398.8.B74e

Edwurd's little sister comes to the rescue when Edwurd's humongous fib lands him in

trouble with a three-eyed alien from another galaxy.  2000.

 

Cronin, Doreen

Giggle Giggle Quack

JUV 398.8.C8815g

When Farmer Brown goes on vacation, leaving his brother Bob in charge, Duck makes

trouble by changing all his instructions to notes the animals like better.  2002.

 

Dewdney, Anna

Llama Llama Mad at Mama

JUV 398.8.D51341m

A young llama wants to play, but must go shopping with his mother instead, and so

he gets angry and makes a mess at the store.  2007.

 

Howard, Arthur

Serious Trouble

JUV 398.8.H829s

Despite the objections of his very serious parents, Prince Ernest longs to become a

jester and this helps him in an encounter with a three-headed dragon.  2003.

 

Kasza, Keiko

My Lucky Day

JUV 398.8.K1558ml

When a young pig knocks on a fox's door, the fox thinks dinner has arrived,

but the pig has other plans. 2003.

 

Krosoczka, Jarrett

Punk Farm on Tour

JUV 398.8.K9285pt

While Farmer Joe is at the National Tractor Society Conference in Reno, his animals go on tour

in a broken-down van, performing as the band called Punk Farm. 2007.

 

Lester, Helen

Tacky the Penguin

JUV 398.8.L5674t

Tacky the Penguin does not fit in with his sleek and graceful companions, but

his odd behavior comes in handy when hunters come with maps and traps.  1988.

 

Long, Melinda

How I became a Pirate

JUV 398.8.L8525ho

Jeremy Jacob joins Braid Beard and his pirate crew and finds out about pirate

language, pirate manners and other aspects of their life.  2003.

 

McKee, David

Elmer

JUV 398.8.M1942e

All the elephants of the jungle were gray except Elmer who was a patchwork

of brilliant colors until the day he got tired of being different and making the

other elephants laugh.  1989.

 

Munsch, Robert

Mmm Cookies!

JUV 398.8.M928mc

After Christopher plays a trick on his mom and dad by serving them cookies

made of clay, they engage his teacher in a way to get back at him.  2000.

 

Palatini, Margie

The Three Silly Billies

JUV 398.8.P172ts

Three billy goats, unable to cross a bridge because they cannot pay the toll,

form a carpool with The Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood and Jack of

beanstalk fame to get past the rude troll.  2005.

 

Pomerantz, Charlotte

The Piggy in the Puddle

JUV 398.8.P771p

Unable to persuade a young pig from frolicking in the mud, her family finally joins her

for a mud party.  1974.

 

Schachner, Judith Byron

Skippyjon Jones

JUV 398.8.S2908s

Skippyjon Jones is a Siamese cat with an overactive imagination who would rather be

El Skippito, his Zorro-like alter ego.  2003.

 

Shannon, David

Good Boy Fergus

JUV 398.8.S5275g

Except for his bath, Fergus experiences the perfect doggy day from chasing cats and

motorcycles to being scratched on his favorite tickle spot.  2006.

 

Stevens, Janet

Cook a Doodle Doo

JUV 398.8.S8445c

With the questionable help of his friends, Big Brown Rooster manages to bake

a strawberry shortcake which would have pleased his great grandmother,

Little Red Hen.  1999.

 

Stevenson, James

Don't Make Me Laugh

JUV 398.8.S8476d

Readers are requested not to laugh or do anything to influence the behavior of various

animal characters in this book.  1999.

 

Stoeke, Janet Morgan

A Hat for Minerva Louise

JUV 398.8.S871h

Minerva Louise, a snow loving chicken, mistakes a pair of mittens for two hats to

keep both ends warm.  1994.

 

Tolhurst, Marilyn

Somebody and The Three Blairs

JUV 398.8.T576s

In a reversal of the Goldilocks story, a bear explores the home of the

three Blairs while they are out.  1991.

 

Watt, Melanie

Scaredy Squirrel

JUV 398.8.W3404s

Meet Scaredy Squirrel, a squirrel who never leaves his nut tree because he's afraid

of the unknown "out there".  Then something unexpected happens that may just

change his outlook.  2006.

 

Wilcox, Leah

Falling for Rapunzel

JUV 398.8.W6432f

To rescue Rapunzel from her tower, a prince hells for her to throw down her hair, but

being too far away to hear him clearly, she tosses out various items from her room,

including her maid.  2003.

 

Willems, Mo

The Pigeon Wants a Puppy

JUV 398.8.W6673pi

The Pigeon really, really wants a puppy, but when the puppy arrives the pigeon changes

its mind.  2008.