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Humor like Arnold Lobel

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Well, Arnold Lobel is in a class by himself. Nothing is quite like his charming, sweetly funny books.  :001_wub:


These are humorous, but are more at a 1st grade level:

- The Dragon's Scales (Albee)

- Inspector Hopper series (Cushman)

- Aunt Eater series (Cushman)

- Dinosaur Detective (Skofield)

- Nate the Great series (Sharmat)

- Wizard and Wart series (Smith)

- P.J. Funnybunny series (Sadler)

- Minnie and Moo series (Cazet)

- The Golly Sisters series (Byars)

- Amelia Bedelia series (Parish)

- Fox series (Marshall)

- Three in a Tree; Four by the Shore (Marshall)

- Commander Toad series (Yolen)

- High Rise Private Eyes series (Rylant)

- Henry and Mudge (Rylant)

- Mr. Putter and Tabby (Rylant)

- Poppleton (Rylant)

- Olivia series (Falconer)


chapter books, with humor:

- Flat Stanley series (Brown) -- gr. 1-4

- Baby Mouse series (Holm) -- gr. 2-5

- McBroom's Wonderful One-Acre Farm (Fleischman) -- gr. 2

- The Whipping Boy (Fleischman) -- grade 3

- The Bears on Hemlock Mountain (Dalgliesh) -- grade 2

- A Grain of Rice (Pittman) -- gr. 1-2

- Pippi Longstockings; Pippi in the South Seas (Lindgren) -- gr. 3-4


Edited by Lori D.
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