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.D5134lm

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, Mélanie
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.