Best Children’s Books About Funny Animals
We collected five humorous fiction books for children.
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The Adventures of Central Park N.Y. Cats, by John Jeremiah
From acclaimed author John Jeremiah, comes a children's book for the entire family. The Adventures of Central Park New York Cats. Cats have created an enchanted world, within an already delightful Central Park New York.
Stop Snoring, Bernard!, by Zachariah OHora
Bernard loves curling up to go to sleep. But there is one little problem. Bernard snores…LOUDLY! So loudly that he keeps all of the otters awake during naptime. So loudly that Grumpy Giles tells Bernard to move his snoring somewhere else!Sad and lonely, Bernard tries sleeping in new places far away from the other otters: in a lake, in puddles, in a fountain. But no matter where he tries to nap, somebody complains. He just wants to hear two words: “Goodnight, Bernard!”
Hooray for Hat!, by Brian Won
Elephant wakes up grumpy—until ding, dong! What’s in the surprise box at the front door? A hat! HOORAY FOR HAT! Elephant marches off to show Zebra, but Zebra is having a grumpy day, too—until Elephant shares his new hat and cheers up his friend. Off they march to show Turtle! The parade continues as every animal brightens the day of a grumpy friend. An irresistible celebration of friendship, sharing, and fabulous hats.
Yasmin the Zookeeper, by Saadia Faruqi
Yasmin's class is going to the zoo! The students love watching the animals do silly things, but when Yasmin is chosen to feed the monkeys, she's the one that does something silly. Can Yasmin fix her mistake and make friends with the monkeys?
Excellent Ed, by Stacy McAnulty
Ed wonders if this is why he isn’t allowed to eat at the table or sit on the couch with the other children. So he’s determined to find his own thing to be excellent at–only to be (inadvertently) outdone by a family member every time.
Now Ed is really nervous–what if he’s not excellent enough to belong in this family?