6 Elementary Books That Make You Laugh Out Loud 

Finding amusing and clever stories for elementary readers is no laughing matter.  So the experts at Junior Library Guild picked these 6 outstanding, humorous books for Spring 2017 as part of our Humor Elementary Plus Category. These fiction and nonfiction stories are sure to tickle your readers’ funny bones.


Long Live the Queen:A Blue in the
Face Novel

by Gerry Swallow, Illustrations by
Valerio Fabretti

In this rollicking sequel to Blue in the Face, Elspeth Pule returns to rescue her new friends from the clutches of an evil witch.


You Don’t Want a Unicorn

by Ame Dyckman, illustrations by Liz Climo

When a little boy throws a coin in a well asking for a pet unicorn, he has no idea what kind of trouble he’ in for.

All of these titles are part of JLG’s unique collection development service to help librarians save time. We read and review over 3,000 manuscripts per year and select only those titles considered exceptional. Then we curate these titles into a variety of book categories for PreK to Adult Crossover readers and deliver them monthly to over 21,000 librarians just like you.


Bob, Not Bob!: *to be read as though you have the worst cold ever

by Audrey Vernick and Liz Garton Scanlon, illustrations by
Matthew Cordell

Little Louie is stuck in bed with a bad cold. All he wants is his mom to take care of him, but whenever he calls out for her, his stuffed-up nose summons slobbery dog Bob instead!


The Great Big Boom: Hilo, Book 3

by Judd Winick

When we last saw Hilo, DJ, and Gina, Gina had been sucked into a mysterious portal to who knows where! But friends don’t let friends disappear into NOWHERE!

You’ll get the best of the best, new release books at terrific prices when you become a JLG Member. JLG Selections are on average 22% below the price of other major distributors. Simply choose the right mix and quantity of book categories that are best for your library and lock in a full year of books with one order, one PO, and one invoice. Plus receive free educational resources, free unlimited substitutions, free standard MARC records as well as special discounts, and offers from School Library Journal, Library Journal, and The Horn Book Magazine.


Bob and Joss Get Lost!

by Peter McCleery, illustrations by Vin Vogel

Join Bob and Joss on a hilarious adventure as they get shipwrecked on a tropical island.


Be Quiet!

by Ryan T. Higgins

Rupert the mouse has plenty of ideas about what makes a great book, but his friends just WON’T. STOP. TALKING.

Find out how you can get these 6 titles plus 8 more from our Humor Elementary Plus Category or choose from other categories.  We’ll deliver newly-published books straight to your library all year long at great prices, including free shipping, and processing when you become a JLG member! Interested?

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You can also browse all of our newest titles in our Spring 2017 Digital Catalog.


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