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You Can Make Your Own Jokes (It's True!)

Author(s): Sharon Holt

Children Non-Fiction

A mixture of how-to and history, this book sets out the rules of joke-making and joke-telling (with lots of hilarious examples) and explores our fascination with japes, jibes, jokes and jesters. Psst! It's true! This is the best book on JOKES you'll ever read! Knock knock. Who's there? Max. Max who? Max my brain bulge to read this book! Discover the secrets of riddles, hoaxes and tongue twisters. Invent side-splitting jokes in easy-to-follow steps. Tickle your bunny phone with the truth about trifle towers, and start your own laughter epidemic! Pester your pals with a pack of perfect punchlines.


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Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Children's Book Award: Non-Fiction Award 2007.

'This is one of the best books on jokes you'll ever read!'Bayside Bulletin2 May 2006'Packed with tons of funnies, you'll be cracking up your mates in no time.'Sun-Herald7 May 2006'I recommend this book to either boys or girls who enjoy a good old laugh!'Mitchell, 11, YARA'Jokes aside this is one funny book...It will delight both boys and girls equally...a must read for all who need a good laugh.'Ryan, Year 8, Northern Advocate, 13 March 2007

Sharon Holt was born in Auckland and grew up there. She left school at 16 and trained and worked as a teacher before applying for journalism school. In recent years she has written a number of educational books for publishers in New Zealand and Australia.

Why jokes? Just joking. Knock-outs and side-splits. Laughers last longer. Crazy about sport. Clowning around. Say what? Fools and tricksters. All mixed up. Tongue twisters. Anyone for a joke?

General Fields

  • : 9781741147339
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : 0.132
  • : April 2006
  • : 195mm X 130mm X 7mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sharon Holt
  • : Paperback
  • : Ross Kinnaird
  • : 808.882
  • : 88
  • : scattered b&w line drawings, b&w photos