Meadowbrook Press is a children’s publisher that is focused on high-interest titles, featuring joke books, kid-selected poems, and silly stories that are sure to engage readers of all ages. Written for middle readers, Meadowbrook Press is committed to providing quality books for all children, and in guiding learning through laughter.
Books included are from a variety of authors, including 'The King of Giggle Poetry' (Bruce Lansky), America's Children's Poet Laureate (Kenn Nesbitt) and award-winning children's mystery author (Penny Warner).
A Bad Case of the Giggles
Bolt the doors and get out of earshot when kids discover A Bad Case of the Giggles. One of the funniest collections of children's poetry, this book includes creations from some of the most popular children's poets from around the world, including Shel Silverstein, Jeff Moss, Judith Viorst, Bruce Lansky, and more.
When the Teacher Isn't Looking
Students and teachers will roar as Kenn Nesbitt pokes fun at silly school topics with dozens of wacky poems. With topics such as burping the ABCs and food fights, these poems cover everything that goes on when the teacher isn't looking. The rhymes in this book have earned A's when tested on kids-and are sure to make teachers smile as well.
Oh My Darling, Porcupine
This book contains crazy new lyrics to favorite campfire songs, such as "Clementine" and "Alouette." 500 school children tested these songs and graded them all "hilarious." Because the tunes are familiar, kids can easily read and sing along. Each page contains charming full-color illustrations by Stephen Carpenter.
Early Birdy Gets the Worm
Waking up early one morning, Early Birdy watches Mother Birdy catch a worm. Inspired, Early Birdy wants to catch one too. But catching a worm isn't as easy as it looks. Join Early Birdy on an exciting and funny adventure set in a beautiful springtime forest environment created by illustrator Bill Bolton. Don't be surprised to find yourself "smiling from ear to ear".
GTR 1-The Royal Joust
Each anthology in this critically acclaimed series contains short stories featuring clever, courageous, and determined girls from around the world. This groundbreaking series is perfect for girls ages 7-13. These books have multicultural and international appeal. They are a great alternative to the all-American formula of American Girl.