They say that laughter is the best medicine. If that's true, the titles below should be more than able to cure what ails you. And although they might induce a fit of the giggles, in general you don't have to worry about overdosing on silly stories. Overdues, though, can be a problem now that there are fines on childrens' materials again. So be sure to return or renew your books promptly.
After Stone Rabbit is transported back to prehistoric times, his bottle of barbecue sauce becomes the key ingredient in a power-hungry Neanderthal's plan to dominate the world.
Fat Cat of Underwhere
Dodging government spies and three-horned beasties, Fitz the cat and his human friends, Stephanie, Zeke, and Hector, venture once more into the mysterious land of Underwhere to recover the magical scepter, which looks suspiciously like a bejewelled toilet plunger.
Babymouse. 10, The musical
As tryouts for the school musical begin, Babymouse takes the starring role in several imaginary Broadway productions, which also feature her debonair new classmate, Henry the hedgehog.
Going, Going, Gone! : and Other Silly Dilly Sports Songs
Provides new, sports-themed lyrics to well-known songs, including "On Top of the Bleachers" and "When Jimmy Gets in the Batter's Box."
How Loud Can You Burp? : More Extremely Important Questions (and Answers!)
Provides funny and easy-to-understand answers to a collection of scientific questions based on e-mails from kids and adults around the world.
Knucklehead : Tall Tales & Mostly True Stories about Growing Up Scieszka
How did Jon Scieszka get so funny? He grew up as one of six brothers with Catholic school, lots of comic books, lazy summers at the lake with time to kill, babysitting misadventures, TV shows, and jokes told at family dinner.
Dinosaur vs. Bedtime
A young dinosaur takes on many challenges and wins every time. Then Dinosaur faces his toughest challenge of all: bedtime.
An energetic squirrel hoards acorns but forgets where he hid them after being distracted by a berry-gathering bear.
Horrid Henry and the Mummy's Curse
Horrid Henry indulges his favorite hobby-collecting Gizmos, has a bad time with his spelling homework, starts a rumor that there's a shark in the swimming pool, and spooks Perfect Peter with the mummy's curse.
Rhyming Dust Bunnies
As three dust bunnies, Ed, Ned, and Ted, are demonstrating how much they love to rhyme, a fourth, Bob, is trying to warn them of approaching danger.
Pigs Make Me Sneeze! : an Elephant & Piggie Book
Gerald the elephant, believes he is allergic to his best friend! Will he have to stay away from Piggie forever?