Tag Archive: Humor

Absurd is the Word

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For me, there is nothing quite like reading a really funny picture book to a child, or better yet, group of children. Humor may bring the more reticent kids out of their shell,… Continue reading

Review: The Book That Will Make You Love Books

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The Book That Will Make You Love Books by Francoize Boucher. 9780802737434. 2014. Gr. 5-8. Some books make readers ponder their very existence, view the “big picture”, or may even change the world.… Continue reading

Just for Fun

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We here at Books in Bloom spend a lot of time reading and blogging about books for the classroom on serious curriculum topics.  And that’s good.  We’re definitely going to keep doing that. … Continue reading

Three Humorous Graphic Novels for Kids

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I mostly read realistic teen fiction, and often these books deal with young people in difficult situations. Frankly, sometimes I need a bit of a break from the heavy stuff. Maybe you do… Continue reading

It’s a bird; it’s a plane! No, It’s a Tiger!

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It’s a Tiger! by David LaRochelle (ill. by Jeremy Tankard). 9780811869256. 2012. Gr P-1. When my boys were little, any time I sat down, they would come running with a pile of books. … Continue reading

I Didn’t See It Coming! Picture Books with Surprise Endings

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Mom’s empty lap = Story Time. Every time I sat down when my boys were little, they would come to me with arms full of books, and climb into my lap.  I usually… Continue reading

Animal Poetry

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One of my most cherished poetry books as a child was A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein. Flipping through the well-loved pages, I of course had my favorites, but I always… Continue reading