Ribticklers!

Funny Stories

Michael Rosen

Kingfisher

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From a rajah with big ears to an orphan with enormous feet, all sorts of hilarious characters populate the pages of this humorous anthology. Michael Rosen has selected thirty-nine zany tales from around the
world. With stories by a stellar ensemble of classic and contemporary writers such as Roald Dahl, Margaret Mahy, and James Thurber, this hilarious introduction to the finest in comic writing will make readers laugh until their sides ache!

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Chapter One
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NOTHING TO BE AFRAID OF
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JAN MARK
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"ROBIN WON'T GIVE you any trouble," said Auntie Lynn. "He's very quiet."
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Anthea knew how quiet Robin was. At present he was sitting under the table,
and, until Auntie Lynn mentioned his name, she had forgotten that he was
there.
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Auntie Lynn put a shopping bag on the armchair.
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"There's plenty of clothes, so you won't need to do any washing, and there's
a spare pair of pajamas in case—well, you know.

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Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen is a best-selling poet and writer for children, as well as a recognized authority on children's literature. His books include The Kingfisher Book of Children's Poetry, The Kingfisher Treasury of Funny Stories, and Walking the Bridge of Your Nose. He is also the author of the best-selling We're Going on a Bear Hunt.

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Ribticklers!
Funny Stories
Michael Rosen

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Kingfisher
November 2007
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780753461396
ISBN10: 0753461390
Middle-Grade Fiction
7 3/10 x 5 1/5 inches, 288 pages
Age Range: 9 to 12
Grade Range: 4 to 7
$6.95
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