Funny books

Books that will make your baby giggle!

A potato on a bike

A potato on a bike

Elise Gravel
Orca Book Publishers, 2019

This delightful board book will make the little ones in your life giggle at the absurdity of a fly on the phone and a carrot in the tub. The text's repeated asking Have you ever seen...'preceding the refrain No way!will have toddlers yelling "No way!" themselves as you read through these silly situations.

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The fantastic pineapple

The fantastic pineapple

Brick Puffinton and Alice Potter
Cottage Door Press, 2019

A finger puppet book with a lot of humor.

Grumpy monkey

Grumpy monkey

Suzanne Lang and Max Lang
Random House Children's Books, 2019

A picture book about a chimpanzee in a very bad mood – perfect for young children learning how to deal with confusing feelings.

Oi frog!

Oi frog!

Kes Gray
Hachette Children's, 2021

Jam-packed with animals and silliness, this original rhyming story is a guaranteered to get children gigling!

The bear ate your sandwich

The bear ate your sandwich

Julia Sarcone-Roach
Random House Children's Books, 2018

A picture book about a bear, lost in the city, who hapens upon an unattended sandwich in the park. The bear's journey from forest to city and back home again is full of happy accidents, funny encounters, and sensory delights.

What do you want, little friend?

What do you want, little friend?

Marianne Dubuc
Princeton Architecture Press, 2021

A happy kitten playing with a kite accidentally injures a little bug! The kitten wants to know what will make the little friend feel better: to march like the ants or fly like the birds? Nothing seems to work until finally the kitten asks and the little friend shares the answer – a kiss! Little ones will love the whimsy and warmth of this sweet story as one small creature learns to care for an even smaller little friend.

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Whose bum?

Whose bum?

Chris Tougas
Orca Book Publishers, 2018

This vibrant hint-and-reveal board book features everyone's favorite feature! Explore these cushy tushies with your little one and play a fun guessing game as you appreciate the posteriors of a variety of brightly hued animals.

Up Hamster, Down Hamster

Up Hamster, Down Hamster

Kass Reich
Orca Book Publishers, 2015

The adorable critters demonstrate various opposites, from in and out to day and night, with some unexpected surprises! A cheerful board book that is sure to produce some giggles and make learning opposites fun.

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