Tag Archives : Funny

Reading Is an Anytime Activity


Today I have a book that reminds kids that reading is an anytime activity.  Who doesn’t love a story that encourages kids to pick up a book whenever the mood strikes? Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you don’t miss a chance to show kids that reading on the potty…

Power to the Puppy


Power to the puppy is the theme of today’s book.  It there is anything that can turn around a town that is all work and no play, a cute, adorable, doe-eyed puppy can!  Kids will get a kick out of a group of folks that are afraid of all those winsome, lovable and endearing canines. Don’t forget to follow One Great…

Charming and Funny Early Chapter Book


Today I have a charming and funny early chapter book.  There can never be enough stories that engage children after they have moved up from early readers but aren’t quite ready yet for the middle-grade tomes.  This book fits the bill.  Beatrice will make kids laugh and perhaps give them a new perspective. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book…

Cute Book About Siblings


Today I have a really cute book about siblings.  Do you ever find that one child wants just what his or her sister/brother has acquired?  If this has happened to you, then this book is a perfect addition to your family.  And it has adorable guinea pigs, I mean come on. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook,…

Can a Bad Seed Ever Be Good?


Today I have a book that answers the age-old question, “Can a bad seed ever be good?”  I don’t want to spoil the ending but … YES!  It isn’t so easy after our seed drops out of the sunflower.  There is that incident at the baseball game and life under the bleachers which is less than ideal, but our seed…

Picture Book with a Comic Twist


I love a picture book with a comic twist.  Fenske first popped up on my radar when I was a Cybils judge and was reviewing Love Is in the Air.  However, it was A Pig, a Fox and a Box that sold me on his talent.  From there he just kept getting better.  He is a wonderful author for the…

Entertaining Early Chapter Book


Today I have an entertaining early chapter book.  I have enjoyed this series for the last few years and was excited to see there was a book that focused on soccer.  This sport has become so popular that most kids will experience life on a soccer team at some point, and most of them will deal with the same frustrations…

When the Teacher Is out to Get You


Every kid knows when the teacher is out to get you.  Charlie Bumpers is convinced that his teacher has it out for him based on a shoe throwing incident at the end of last year.  He is a marked man and nothing he does escapes her eagle eye.  Boy is he dreading fourth grade. Don’t forget to follow One Great…

Imagine Restarting Your Life


Imagine restarting your life and getting a second chance.  Times get tough, we don’t always like who we are and who wouldn’t want a do over?  In this book, Chase gets amnesia and while he gets to restart everything, those around him remember who he used to be and wonder if the changes are real or if he will revert…

Best Qualities to Be President


This picture book explores the best qualities to be President.  This book was written before #45 was running for office, so any inference you make regarding his personality and Squid’s personality were not the intent of the author when developing this story.  This book simply represents the important lesson that leadership and respect are qualities that must be earned.  These…