Tag Archives : Funny

Charming and Funny Picture Book


Today on the blog I have a charming and funny picture book.  Anyone who follows me knows that I love a story that challenges a reader’s assumptions and in this case, both the king and queen assume they got a goat instead of a baby because they mistakenly asked for a kid. When the truth is revealed, readers will giggle that…

Fun Fast Paced Short Stories


Today I have a book that is filled with fun fast paced stories!  For kids who are starting chapter books, the Teeny Weenies is a wonderful introduction to the silly, creepy adventures that books can provide.  My kids still remember these fondly and devoured all the Weenie books.  I am just so excited that David Lubar decided to bring his…

Superheroes Are Human Too


Today I have a clever book that reminds us that superheroes are human too.  They can have the same problems as your average kid and while they may have the swagger of a someone invincible, they can make mistakes just like the best of us. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or by email so…

Where Do Animals Go on Vacation?


Today I have a book that answers the question “Where do animals go on vacation?” Would you believe that your house is the perfect spot?  In this fun twist, readers discover how animals enjoy their time off while we are away in the woods and let’s just say a dance party is not out of the question. Don’t forget to…

Nothing Like Competition to Spur a New Reader


There is nothing like competition to spur a new reader. In this book, kids are challenged to finish the book before bunny does and this hare will stop at nothing to win.  The race is on. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or by email so that you don’t miss a single story that will…

Sometimes Assumptions Are Incorrect


Today I have a book that shows kids that sometimes assumptions are incorrect.  We all come to conclusions based on our personal experiences.  It can be hard for kids, and even adults, to realize someone may see things completely differently. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or by email so that you don’t miss a…

Is There a Cat in That Box?


Today’s book is a wonderful early reader that wants to know “Is there a cat in that box?”  This book is all about how far your imagination can take you and with a perfect twist in the end, readers will not be disappointed! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you…

Entertaining Middle Grade Read


Today I have a book that is an entertaining middle grade read.  This one tackles kids with the stigma of “unteachable” and we all have a few of those students in our kid’s classes!  I think these books serve as a wonderful reminder that these kids have challenges we don’t always see or understand.  The message, in this case, is…

New Series from the Creator of Big Nate


Today I have a new series from the creator of Big Nate.  My boys devoured all the Big Nate books when they were younger, so I was so excited to see a new series from this very clever author/illustrator.  He has certainly added another quick-witted entrant into the illustrated novel category! Don’t forget to Follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter,…

for a kid who wants to be exceptional

For a Kid Who Wants to Be Exceptional


Today I have a book for a kid who wants to be exceptional.  Hey, there are kids out there who are destined for greatness but just how do they achieve this monumental status?  Well, let Steve the horse be their guide.  I mean this guy has got it all going on. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter,…