Suggested Humorous/Funny Fiction for First Grade

 

Looking for something to read that will tickle your funny bone?  Try one of these humorous books.  Some titles will give you a chuckle, while others will make you burst out with laughter.  Books are suggested for First Grade, but remember that each reader is different and might find something interesting at another level.

This collection of five stories about a family of silly people is based on noodle folklore from America, India, Japan, Korea, and the Arabian Nights.

Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish

A literal-minded housekeeper causes a ruckus in the household when she attempts to make sense of some instructions.

Amelia Bedelia suggests that her Mom, who is feeling blue, go on a play date while Amelia Bedelia is doing the same.  Amelia then enlists her friends to help make chalk drawings on the house, sidewalk, and more to brighten Mom's day.

Two brothers get two giant hissing cockroaches as pets and then must figure out a way to deal with the resulting population explosion.

Claude at the circus by Alex T Smith

While Mr. and Mrs. Shinyshoes are away for the day, Claude, a small, plump dog, and his friend, Sir Bobblysock, share adventures in the park and at the circus.

Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers--until the weather takes a turn for the worse.

Cock-a-doodle oops! by Lori Degman

While the rooster is gone, the pig, cow, sheep, and other farm animals attempt to rouse Farmer McPeeper with "cock-a-doodle SQUEAL," "cock-a-doodle MOO," and "cock-a-doodle BAAAA," with hilarious results.

Dave's haircut by Damon Burnard

Dave's last haircut was a disaster so he decides to cut his own hair. Luckily, Joe the Barber gives him a very cool haircut.

An elephant has being playing with his toys and putting all of them away in the wrong place. Soon his mother notices that something is not quite right with her little one's trunk.

Tales for very picky eaters by Josh Schneider

A father tells outlandish stories while trying to get his young son, who is a very picky eater, to eat foods he thinks he will not like.