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Joke Books for April Fools' Day

Get foolish! 5 great joke books to read as a family.
on March 26, 2015

April Fools' Day is a great excuse for parents to share some silly books with their children. One of my favorite types of books to read as a family with my children are joke books. It can be a fun, whole-family activity passing the book around and taking turns telling the jokes. Laughing coupled with reading with each other is magical!

Here are 5 joke books that you can share with your whole family.

The Everything Kids' Giant Book of Jokes, Riddles, and Brain Teasers by Michael Dahl and Kathi Wagner

Knock-Knock Jokes for Kids by Rob Elliot

The Big Book of Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids by Rob Elliot

Knock Knock Who's There?: My First Book Of Knock Knock Jokes by Tad Hills

National Geographic Kids Just Joking: 300 Hilarious Jokes, Tricky Tongue Twisters, and Ridiculous Riddles by National Geographic Kids

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