Funny & Sweet Picture Books

Sometimes you just need a picture book that makes you (and your kids) smile. Whether it’s a good laugh or a touching moment, when the story hits just the right note, it’s special. 

I love these books because they’re full of humor, unexpected friendships, and magical moments. Can a chicken bring good fortune to the people around her? Can a goldfish leave the bowl and go exploring? Check out these great picture books to find out! 

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The Bear in My Family

It’s not easy living with a bear, but one little boy learns that sometimes, a bear in the family can end up to be the best thing in the world. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.

Gladys the Magic Chicken

In Ancient Times, Gladys the dancing chicken goes on an epic adventure when she is mistaken for a magical chicken who grants wishes to those she encounters. 

Sweater Weather

On a crisp, fall day and evening, rambunctious bear cubs turn getting dressed into an adventure. 

Too Crowded

Gil the Goldfish feels crowded in his small bowl with a plant, a castle, and 138 pebbles, but when he leaves his bowl in search of a better home, he learns some important lessons.