..author of the weird and wonderful, the mysterious and magical, the utterly unforgettable.

This Book Wants to Make You Laugh

This book loves to tell jokes, to chuckle, to make its readers SMILE.

This book also happens to have a super secret plan. Do you want to know what it is?

Then, you’ll have to open its pages, read what it has to say, take the time to get to know it, and you can help make this book‘s biggest dream a reality—just by sitting together for a few moments and SMILING all the way to the end.

This Book Wants to Make You Laugh

Audio Book Sample


“Wonderfully whimsical illustrations ... Each turn of the page provides a surprise ... Spark a love for books and reading in a fun way ... Children love jokes, surprises, and secrets. This book contains all of these.”

Love Reading 4 Kids

“Your smile will get a bit bigger and a bit bigger again, and I promise you’ll laugh in the end! ... Packed full of gentle fun.”

The Bookbag

“A fun, quirky and totally original picture book ... The book is alive, it’s not full of interesting characters, it IS the interesting character ... Perfect for bedtime ... Sweetly written and visually powerful. Highly recommended!”

The Wishing Shelf Review

“A wonderful book that will make you smile ... The illustrations are exceptional ... Children will laugh out loud.”

Readers’ Favorite
"Filled with jokes and fun ... This book has a "super secret plan" for its young readers ... Adults along for the read-aloud experience will find these encounters refreshingly original and delightful...certainly more so than the usual children's joke book ... Keeps youngsters… Read full review
Midwest Book Review
"Determined to put a smile on your face and a giggle in your day, and it succeeds quite well ... Great for a bedtime story or just a fun, quick read during the day ... Unexpectedly touching and insightful phrases ... Children will love this book because of the silliness and surprises ...… Read full review
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(written by Aaron Guzikowski, cinematography by Roger Deakins, music by Jóhann Jóhannsson)

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