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Once Upon a Banana A story told in street signs by Jennifer Armstrong, David Small (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on December 13, 2013 tagged humor • picture book
A street performer chases his banana-stealing monkey though the streets of a city. Chaos ensues.
I'll Seize the Day Tomorrow by Jonathan Goldstein (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on March 29, 2013 tagged biography • humor
Jonathan Goldstein, star of the NPR radio show Wiretap, documents the year between his 39th and 40th birthdays.
Notes from a Hairy-Not-Scary Werewolf by Tim Collins, Andrew Pinder (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on October 31, 2014 tagged coming of age • horror • humor
A hall monitor bitten by a werewolf must learn to control his new nature, and must stop a werewolf-vampire conflict.
musk ox counts by erin cabatingan, matthew myers (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on May 30, 2014 tagged humor • picture book
Musk Ox is supposed to star on page one, but he gets bored and annoys Zebra through the rest of the counting book.
Characters in Action (Adventures in Cartooning) by James Sturm, Andrew Arnold, Alexis Frederick-Frost (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on January 17, 2014 tagged art • graphic novel • humor • nonfiction
Knight and her horse try to save the king from a mob, but stumble on an instructive movie audition.
The Fantastic Family Whipple by Matthew Ward (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on September 26, 2014 tagged coming of age • humor
After a record-setting birthday cake is sabotaged, Arthur sets out to clear his friend’s name and find the culprits.
Bandette Volume One Presto! by Colleen Coover, Paul Tobin (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on May 23, 2014 tagged graphic novel • humor • mystery • superhero
The world’s most talented, carefree thief steals from bad guys and occasionally helps the police.
Rob Delaney Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage. by Rob Delaney (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on April 25, 2014 tagged biography • essays • humor
Funny essays on parenting, growing up, bed wetting, sobriety, and writing jokes.
The 13-Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on November 22, 2013 tagged biography • chapter book • fantasy • humor
If Andy and Terry don’t finish the book they promised their publisher, they’ll have to leave their awesome treehouse.
Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman, Skottie Young (2013)
Reviewed by wally on October 10, 2014 tagged chapter book • humor
Dad goes to the store to get milk and comes back much later with an excuse involving aliens, pirates, and a dinosaur.
Papadaddy's Book for New Fathers Advice to Dads of All Ages by Clyde Edgerton (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on March 7, 2014 tagged humor • nonfiction
A sixty-something novelist raising three kids offers humorous parenting advice.
Jessica Darling's IT List The (Totally Not) Guaranteed Guide to Popularity, Prettiness & Perfection by Megan McCafferty (2013)
Reviewed by gigi on February 14, 2014 tagged coming of age • humor
When Jessica is about to start middle school, her sister gives her a list detailing what to do to be popular.
Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on May 10, 2013 tagged humor • romance
Lottie thought her boyfriend was going to pop the question. She even bought him a ring. She was wrong.
Hyperbole and a Half Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 7, 2014 tagged biography • comic strips • humor
Illustrated stories, both hilarious and heartrending, from Allie Brosh’s blog.
The Center of Everything by Linda Urban (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on May 10, 2013 tagged coming of age • humor
Ruby’s grandmother died and her best friend isn’t talking to her. Her birthday wish: to make things right.
Zombie Baseball Beatdown by Paolo Bacigalupi (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on November 29, 2013 tagged coming of age • horror • humor
What’s worse? A coach who won’t listen, bullies who want to beat you up, or zombie cows?
Alice in tumblr-Land And Other Fairy Tales for a New Generation by Tim Manley (2013)
Reviewed by craigseasholes on March 14, 2014 tagged classic • humor • picture book
Classic children’s lit characters star in humorous, illustrated online entries for grownups
Scenes from a Multiverse Book Two Business Animals by Jonathan Rosenberg (2013)
Reviewed by billba on April 18, 2014 tagged comic strips • humor • science fiction
Pantalones, TX Don't Chicken Out by Yehudi Mercado (2013)
Reviewed by snow on February 7, 2014 tagged graphic novel • humor • western
To become a legend, Chico Bustamante needs to ride the Sheriff’s giant chicken for 9 seconds.
Mr. and Mrs. Bunny - Detectives Extraordinaire! by Polly Horvath (2012)
Reviewed by billba on April 5, 2013 tagged audiobook • chapter book • humor • mystery
A rabbit couple help a human girl retrieve her parents, who were kidnapped by foxes.
Stick Man's Really Bad Day by Steve Mockus (2012)
Reviewed by ang on January 24, 2014 tagged humor • picture book
Danger lurks everywhere for Stick Man (the guy who poses on all the yellow warning signs).
Frankenstein A Monstrous Parody by Ludworst Bemonster (2012)
Reviewed by geneambaum on April 12, 2013 tagged horror • humor • picture book
Twelve loveable monster kids misbehave, wet their beds, and scare people.
We Learn Nothing Essays and Cartoons by Tim Kreider (2012)
Reviewed by geneambaum on March 22, 2013 tagged comic strips • essays • humor • nonfiction
Columnist and cartoonist Tim Kreider’s funny, moving essays and comics about family, friends, and relationships.
Ninjasaur Volume One by Jason Horn (2012)
Reviewed by snow on January 3, 2014 tagged fantasy • graphic novel • humor • science fiction
A ninja dinosaur fights science nerds, time travelling ghost mystics, and canned tomato monsters.
Chloe and the Lion by Mac Barnett, Adam Rex (2012)
Reviewed by ang on April 12, 2013 tagged humor • picture book
After his picture book goes wrong, the writer fires the artist and hires replacements. The results are disastrous.
A Boy and a Bear in a Boat by Dave Shelton (2012)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on March 1, 2013 tagged humor • literary
A weird, funny mash-up of Life of Pi, Three Men in a Boat, and The Old Man and the Sea.
Monster Dinosaur by Lewis Trondheim (2012)
Reviewed by geneambaum on March 8, 2013 tagged fantasy • graphic novel • humor
Petey and Jean draw monsters like their friend Kriss (three legs, four arms, ten mouths) that come to life.