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Kids Jokes Book Selections – 11/03/11

Posted on: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Everyone loves to laugh, especially kids.  As parents it’s wonderful to watch them develop their sense of humor.  One day they look at you when you tell them a joke and they have no idea what you’re talking about.  The next day they laugh out loud as they “get it”.  And, if your jokes tend to run to the pun, it’s not long before they start to roll their eyes when you relate a “punny” joke to them.  These book recommendations should get kids of all ages laughing.

What Do You Hear When Cows Sing?: And Other Silly Riddles by Marco Maestro is for the beginning reader in preschool through grade 1.  “Here are twenty-two outrageous original riddles perfectly targeted to the funny bones of beginning readers. Laughing over the sheer silliness of these riddles and their zany illustrations, young readers will discover for themselves the delight of wacky wordplay. And just what do you hear when cows sing? MOOsic, of course!” Amazon Book Description

Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kidsby Rob Elliott is for kids aged 7 – 10.  “What happens to race car drivers when they eat too much? They get indy-gestion. Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids provides children ages 7-10 many hours of fun and laughter. Young readers will have a blast sharing this collection of hundreds of one-liners, knock knock jokes, tongue twisters, and more with their friends and family! This brand new book will have children rolling on the floor with laughter and is sure to be a great gift idea for any child.”  Amazon Book Description

Jokelopedia: The Biggest, Best, Silliest, Dumbest Joke Book Eve by Ilana Weitzman, Eva Blank, Rosanne Green and Alison Benjamin is for kids aged 9 and up.  “Take it away!  Jokelopedia is the mother of all joke books—an all-encompassing, gut-busting collection of more than 1,700 jokes for every occasion. 59 elephant jokes, including Why are elephants banned from public swimming pools They always drop their trunks. Dozens of knock-knock jokes, like Knock, knock./ Who’s there?/Raven./Raven who?/Raven lunatic who wants to knock your door down! … Packed with 1,700 kid-friendly jokes, tongue-twisters, riddles, and puns … Did you hear about the two antennae that met on a rooftop, fell in love, and got married?
The wedding wasn’t much, but the reception was amazing!
What kind of books do skunks read?
Best-smellers.”  You’ve got the idea.  Amazon Book Description

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