Tuesday, April 21, 2009

The Children's Dept. is reading more funny books this month...

We're reading more funny books during April! Click them below to reserve in the catalog!

Sleepover Larry by Daniel Pinkwater - Larry the polar bear lives with the Frobisher family at the Hotel Larry, which is named in his honor. One day Larry decides to invite the polar bears from the zoo, including his brother Roy, for a sleepover. Now it's time for blueberry & codfish pizza, dancing, and lots more fun! ~Ms. Becky

Alvin Ho Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look -
Alvin Ho is afraid of everything - elevators, girls, and especially school. In fact, Alvin is so scared at school that he never, ever, says a word. But at home he's a very loud superhero named Firecracker Man, a brother to Calvin and Anibelly, and a gentleman-in-training, so he can be just like his dad. ~Ms. Laurie

School Is Falling Down by Louis Sacher
The kids from Mrs. Jewls's class on the 30 th story of Wayside School are back, and this time things are even weirder than before! This time there's a new kid, a trip to the 19 th story, and even a dead rat! After all that happens in these wacky stories, Wayside School will never be the same! ~Ms. Christina

Knock, Knock!
by Saxton Freymann & Friends -
Knock, knock! Who's there? Doris. Doris who? Door is open, so come on in… and get ready for a collection of side-splitting jokes by some of your favorite children's book illustrators! There are fourteen jokes in all, and each one has a funny picture to go with it. ~Ms. Sara

Big Max by Kin Platt - The King of Pooka Pooka needs help finding Jumbo, his missing elephant. No one is better for the job than the world's greatest detective, Big Max! Armed with his umbrella and magnifying glass, Max and the King uncover all sorts of clues. Will they ever find the missing elephant? ~Ms. Heather

Bunny Money
by Rosemary Wells
- It is Grandma's birthday so Max and Ruby are headed to town to buy gifts. As usual Ruby has everything planned out, but Max has his own ideas. When Max makes a mess, the money starts disappearing fast. What will they be able to get for Grandma's birthday? ~Ms. Candice


Carla Jean said...

It's probably been 20 years since I first encountered them, and I still love the Wayside School books!

Cheryl Burnette said...

Wow, so do we! Drop by and see us sometime!