Tag Archives: Humor

How I Survived Fifth Grade

Title: How I Survived Fifth Grade Author(s): Megan and H. William Stine Cover Art by: Susan Tang Publisher and Year: Troll Associates (1992) Number of pages: 92 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  How I Survived Fifth Grade is written from … Continue reading

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Here Come the Aliens

Title: Here Come the Aliens Author(s): Colin McNaughton Illustrated by: Colin McNaughton Publisher and Year: Candlewick Press (1995) Number of pages: 27 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  In this book a group of aliens are set to invade earth. On each … Continue reading

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Joey Pigza Loses Control

Title: Joey Pigza Loses Control Author(s): Jack Gantos Cover Art: Beata Szpura Publisher and Year: Scholastic, 2001 Number of pages: 196 Genre: Realistic Fiction. Descriptive Annotation:  Joe Pigza Loses Control centers on its title character, Joey Pigza, who is a … Continue reading

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Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredible Naughty Cafeteria Ladies from Outer Space (and the Subsequent Assault of the Equally Evil Lunchroom Zombie Nerds)

Title: Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredible Naughty Cafeteria Ladies from Outer Space (and the Subsequent Assault of the Equally Evil Lunchroom Zombie Nerds) Author: Dav Pilkey Illustrator: Dav Pilkey Publisher, Year: Scholastic, 1999 Number of pages: 144 … Continue reading

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School For Bandits

Title: School for Bandits Author(s): Hannah Shaw Illustrator/Photographer: 32 Publisher and Year: Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2011 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Fiction, fable Descriptive Annotation:  Ralph does not act like a normal raccoon; he brushes his teeth, vacuums … Continue reading

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King Hugo’s Huge Ego

Title: King Hugo’s Huge Ego Author: Chris Van Dusen Illustrator: Chris Van Dusen Publisher, Year: Candlewick Press, 2011 Number of pages: 40 Genre: Fairy Tale, fiction, fable Descriptive Annotation: King Hugo is only three feet tall, so he makes up … Continue reading

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Frank and Ernest

Title: Frank and Ernest Author(s): Alexandra Day Illustrator/Photographer: Alexandra Day Publisher and Year: 1988, Scholastic Inc. Number of pages: 40 Tags/Themes: Kasey Reaber, Animals, Juvenile Fiction, Humor Genre: Juvenile Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  This book is about an elephant and a … Continue reading

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My Working Mom

Title My Working Mom Author Peter Glassman Illustrator/Photographer Tedd Arnold Publisher and Year William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1994 Number of pages: 30 Genre: Humorous Fiction Descriptive Annotation: My Working Mom tells the story of a young girl whose mother … Continue reading

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One Big Yo To Go

  Title: One Big Yo To Go Author(s): Valerie Osborne Illustrator/Photographer: Jiri Tibor Novak Publisher and Year: Oxford University Press 1980 Number of pages: 31 Genre: Poetry Descriptive Annotation: “One Big Yo To Go” is a book of poetry. Many … Continue reading

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Oops!

Title: Oops! Author(s): Colin McNaughton Illustrator/Photographer: Colin McNaughton Publisher and Year: First Voyager Books, 2000 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fables, Folk Tales, Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  This book was written for children in grades K-2. This version is from … Continue reading

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