Humorous Picture Books

Charming Picture Books Loaded with Humor!

Scaredy Squirrel Visits the Doctor

Scaredy Squirrel Visits the Doctor By Melanie Watt

Scaredy Squirrel is exactly the character children need today--a little bit anxious, a lot adorable, and totally lovable.  They will laugh along in this new picture book as Scaredy learns to brave the doctor for his regular check-up!

Scaredy exercises, eats healthy foods, and stays very, very safe.  But even healthy squirrels need to get a regular check up! Going to the vet can be scaaary, especially if you're Scaredy.

As young listeners see Scaredy face his fears in the silliest of ways, they gain perspective and courage, empowering them to tackle their own worries with a big smile.

Blue Bison Needs a Haircut

Blue Bison Needs a Haircut By Scott Rothman; illustrated by Pete Oswald

Blue Bison tries his best to be patient in this humorous picture book from the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Pete Oswald.

Blue Bison prides himself on always looking clean and neat. But he has a growing problem--his hair. With the barber shops and just about everywhere else closed, all Blue Bison can do is ram his ramming rock in frustration. Meanwhile, his hair keeps growing.
 
His dad, Brown Bison, encourages him to be patient and wait, and his mom, Burgundy Bison, tries to explain that sometimes you want something that you really don’t need. But all Blue Bison can do is whine and wallow. Could little sister Bubblegum Bison have the solution?
 
A wildly hilarious story with a subtle message that waiting is hard but sometimes is necessary.

Don't Eat Bees

Don't Eat Bees By Dev Petty; illustrated by Mike Boldt

The comic duo that brought you I Don't Want to Be a Frog is back, with Chip the dog, a hilarious new character who's got some "wisdom" to share.

Are you a dog in need of advice? Fear not: Chip the dog is ON IT in this super-silly guide to living your best canine life. Chip is seven; he knows things. Like what to eat (important papers, the fancy bird the humans cooked for the fancy dinner, Grandpa’s teeth), and what not to eat (bees). He won’t get those mixed up, will he?
 
Pet lovers will see their own goofy fur-friends in Chip's earnest yet ridiculous antics, and readers who love funny animal stories will find their next favorite book buddy with Chip the dog, who's patiently waiting to eat your homework and slobber on your clothes.

★ Nominee: Oklahoma Redbud Read Aloud Book Award, 2023

No Bunnies Here!

No Bunnies Here! By Tammi Sauer; illustrated by Ross Burach

A laugh-filled, bunny-filled new picture book from author-illustrator dream team Tammi Sauer and Ross Burach, just in time for Easter baskets and spring celebrations.

From the author of Wordy Birdy and the illustrator of The Very Impatient Caterpillar comes a hilarious picture book about a super-sassy bunny who tries to save himself and his cotton-tailed pals from a wolf by conning him into thinking they are not bunnies, despite the fact that a.) they are very clearly bunnies and b.) more and more (and more!) bunnies keep showing up. How many bunnies are in this book? A LOT!

Young readers and their parents won't be able to stop giggling at this chatty, boisterous, fur-filled, fun-filled caper.

★ Nominee: Oklahoma Redbud Read Aloud Book Award, 2023

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