Rip Roaring Animal Jokes by Richard Lederer, Jim Ertner

Rip Roaring Animal Jokes

Written by Richard Lederer, Jim Ertner
Illustrated by


Rip Roaring Animal Jokes by Richard Lederer, Jim Ertner

Ages 9 years & over. Celebrating one of children's favourite forms of comedy, this series offers a wide array of animal-inspired amusement. Each book begins with a dictionary of jokes and riddles, highlighting dozens of different species in alphabetical order. The second part is arranged by classic clusters such as knock-knock jokes, rhymes, daffynitions , and even jokes overheard in restaurants. From aardvarks and baboons to yaks and zebras, these entertaining compilations are also accompanied by a variety of engaging and humorous illustrations.


Richard Lederer ought to be declared a national treasure. -- Richmond Times Dispatch

About the Author

Richard Lederer is a humorist whose syndicated column, Looking at Language, appears in newspapers across the country. He is the author of Anguished English, Get Thee to a Punnery, and A Man of My Words. He lives in San Diego.

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96 pages


Richard Lederer, Jim Ertner
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Marion Street Press Inc.

Publication date

1st April 2012



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