Books tagged: humor and parenting

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Randomisms
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From the Author of "The Book of Sunlight" and "The Art of Mark Wilson", imagine owning a collection of original and useful slogans, proverbs, jokes, funny definitions, inspiration, anecdotes and more that reminds you of the importance of being your funny self. A great book to give yourself or someone as a gift to laugh when you need it.
Can A Rooster Drive A Tractor?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Beginner
A colorful, 32 page picture book for children 3-7 that features Little Tractor who repeatedly asks all her barnyard friends if they can drive a tractor. The animated, costumed animals respond with rhyming answers that children and adults find funny. Little Tractor teaches us to change a sad mood through persistent action and help from animal friends and the farmer.
Lorton's Quick Reads - Volume II
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is the second of a collection of very short stories. Each one is intended to be read in a single sitting, with the goal of being entertaining, with the occasional deep thought tossed in. Most of the time, humor reigns. The stories are so short and enticing, that they are great, fun, quick reads and page-turners.
The Mini Adventures of Misha: Four Days in San Francisco
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Follow the gregarious 10-year-old Misha and her well-intentioned mom as they stumble upon one hilarious adventure after another in the city by the bay. Misha’s mom is excited to introduce her daughter to culture and diversity. Misha, however has one goal in mind: Get to The Holy Grail of shopping – The miraculous five-story SAKS FIFTH AVENUE! Misha finds that it isn't so easy with mom in the way!
Funny Fantasies
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Series: Funny Shorts. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Another hilarious collection of short stories from John McDonnell, "Funny Fantasies" has tales about an Irish genie in a lamp, a bratty teenager abducted by aliens, a princess and a zany dragon, a village pharmacist who has to deal with customers who've been turned into werewolves and gnomes, a Bertie Wooster style adventure written in homage to P.G. Wodehouse, and much more.
Looking Back with a Smile
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,190. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
There's a chuckle on every page in this collection of brief, humorous anecdotes that take us on a merry romp through growing up during the 1930s and 1940s, the transitions from grade school to high school to college to the military, work, and finally, to marriage, kids and grandkids. On the way we also laugh about pets, secretaries, bugs in the BOQ, and many more stories told with wit and warmth.
I Talk Slower Than I Think: An Antidote to Helicopter Parenting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,110. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
These 52 Creative Nonfiction stories capture some of the amusing tales and a few tragic moments we had growing up. Most of the stories will make funnybones ache, but a few will make heartstrings feel like fresh sutures. Few people have tasted a biscuit that was so hard firemen had to remove it, dodged bobcats on their way to the bathroom, or waded through a treasure of Confederate money.
Paused in Polynesia Part 6: Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The final chapter in an incredible family journey... with plans dashed due to catastrophic natural disasters, the Anderson family detoured to the South Pacific island of Fiji and then familiar resorts in the islands of Hawaii, before returning home after five months away. Share our last few weeks of adventure, as well as our personal reflections once we returned to our "normal" Canadian lives.
What Now? Stories of a First-Time Parent
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,380. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
"What Now? Stories of a First-Time Parent" looks at the journey couples take learning to raise their first child through the first year. Packed with humorous anecdotes, easy money-saving tips, plenty of hard-learned what-not-to-do's, and one simple trick that gets everyone some much-needed sleep, "What Now? Stories of a First-Time Parent" is essential reading for new and veteran parents alike.
The Barber's Conundrum and Other Stories: Observations on Life From the Cheap Seats
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,770. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A collection of thirty-seven short literary humor pieces written expressly for all the little people out there and by that, I mean anyone under seven feet. If you are married, raise kids, buy things, read magazines, watch television, go to the movies or secretly wish you could push a Congressman into a volcano and not get caught, you will relate to and benefit immensely from this book.