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    Beautiful,  Silly Fun

    The Wonderful Habits of Rabbits

    Written by Douglas Florian, illustrated by Sonia S├ínchez Oh-my-goodness-these-rabbits-are-so-cute! The adorable noses, the cute butts, the mischief-y faces! You can tell the illustrator loves rabbits because of their playfulness. “There’s playing with leaves when Autumn winds blow. In winter there’s building a rabbit of snow.” The rhythm and rhyme are just right too. This is a read over-and-over-and-over again book. Just in time for spring.

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    It’s Not Jack and the Beanstalk

    Written by Josh Funk, illustrated by Edwardian Taylor This is not how the story is suppose to go! While the traditional story of Jack and the Beanstalk is being narrated, Jack doesn’t want to follow along at all. Getting distracted by party invitations, insisting on not climbing the beanstalk, and engaging in rhyme critique with a giant are only a few hilarious hiccups in the narrator’s attempt to tell a lovely fairy-tale. This is a great read aloud for a crowd of kids. They will be rolling on the floor laughing. For reading with a kiddo on your lap, there are so many layers in the adorable illustrations. Read the…

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    Friendship,  Hilarious

    Bear and Chicken

    by Jannie Ho Poor Chicken! She is found frozen in the forest, then thawed by a bear with sharp teeth, and soon finds herself very close to being chicken soup! The colorful and playful illustrations are a great contrast to the inevitable doom you feel while seeing things through Chicken’s point of view. But don’t judge Bear too quickly, he was only trying to help. Right? Well, he sure does make a tasty soup! As you watch Chicken become more and more wide-eyed and freaked out, it just gets more and more hilarious. A perfect pick for anyone who loves a good belly laugh.

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    Hilarious,  Monsters,  Silly Fun

    Eight Picture Books with Monsters

    Peter Brown’s My Teacher is a Monster! (No I’m Not) is hilarious AND kindhearted. Bobby is SURE his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is a monster. He has evidence and everything. While having some fun at the park, Bobby ran into his teacher! Oh no! This is gonna be terrible. Bobby is polite and says hello to Ms. Kirby. As they spend some time together, Bobby starts to feel different about his teacher. Wink wink:) It seems to me, that in every library kids section it is not so quiet. The Not So Quiet Library by Zachariah Ohora has a bigger problem than noisy kids though… it has a noisy MONSTER! With…

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    Friendship,  Hilarious,  Silly Fun

    A Dozen Hilarious Picture Books

    You Don't Want a Unicorn! Who wants a unicorn? I do! I do! I want I want I want. And I want this book on my shelf. You Don't Want a Unicorn! By Ame Dyckman, illustrated by Liz Climo tries to change my mind, buuut, I still want one:) In this book, the sequence of horrible happenings as a result of a wish for a unicorn is, I think pretty realistic, and SO funny. I didn't know unicorns poop cupcakes. I didn't know unicorns want more unicorn friends! Awesome! Gimme a legwarmer-rocking-orange-fro unicorn! Baabwaa & Wooliam Baabwaa & Wooliam by David Elliott, illustrated by Melissa Sweet, is SUPER funny and…