Humour Me

Are you in need of some laughter from all the seriousness you've been bogged down with? We've got the perfect cure for you!

From celebrating fur-parenthood to simply delighting in the fact that you managed to leave the house today, here are some delightful and charming books that are bound to make you smile from ear to ear.

You’re Dad

You're probably pretty busy. Being a dad isn't easy. Maybe you already know this. Maybe you will soon. From new dads to those who've been around the block, dads who go to work to those who are at home, and all the dads in between, Liz Climo celebrates fatherhood in all its shapes and sizes (and species). You're Dad is a touching tribute to fathers everywhere—commemorating the laughter and the tears as well as the stumbles and the triumphs! ... more ... less

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You’re Mum

Mums: they are there for us through the good, the bad, the scary, the sticky and everything in between. They also read us a lot of picture books along the way, and now there’s a picture book just for them! With more than a hundred original drawings, Liz Climo's You’re Mum is a short and sweet thank-you to those taking on the challenging role of parenting—which means you can read it and then hopefully get some sleep! ... more ... less

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The Odd 1s Out

In this hilarious illustrated collection, James Rallison tells his own stories of growing up as the “odd one out”: in art class with his twin sister (she was more talented), in the middle school locker room, and up to one strange year of college (he dropped out). Filled with fan-favorite comics and never-before-seen material, this tongue-in-cheek take on some of the weirdest, funniest parts of life is perfect for anyone familiar with the ups and downs of growing up! ... more ... less

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The First Sequel

In this second installment in the Odd 1s Out series, James Rallison is back with characters, stories, and opinions—offering advice on accepting your quirks and growing up in the Internet age! ... more ... less

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I Will Judge You by Your Bookshelf

We learn to read at an early age, and as we grow older we shed our beloved books for new ones. But some of us surround ourselves with books. We collect them, decorate with them, are inspired by them, and treat our books as sacred objects. And it’s no secret—we are judged by our bookshelves. In this lighthearted collection of comics, writer-artist Grant Snider explores bookishness in all its forms! ... more ... less

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When Sharks Attack With Kindness

While sharks in real life are one of the ocean’s deadliest predators, these sharks in Andrés Colmenares' popular shark comics can smell insecurity, doubt, and gloom, and are quick to strike—with kindness, cuteness, and positivity! Cute, clever, and comically ingenious, these comics are a sweet, sincere tonic for these anxious, troubled times. Includes a QR code linking to a special instrumental soundtrack for audiences to enjoy while reading the book! ... more ... less

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A Turtle's Guide to Introversion

Do you know an introvert that finds socializing tiring, prefers alone time, and recharges through solitude? Or are you one, yourself? You will absolutely adore Ton Mak's A Turtle's Guide to Introversion. This is an uplifting and delightful collection of comics that celebrates the wonderful qualities of introverts through the everyday adventures of a turtle! ... more ... less

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Star Wars: I Love You. I Know.

Relationships can be complex—your dad could have turned to the dark side, your partner could be a princess, or your best friend might speak in more than 7 million forms of communication and never stop talking! This book shares some wise advice for romances, friendships, and family relationships from fan-favourite Star Wars characters such as Han and Leia, Rey and Kylo Ren, and Finn and Poe. Say "I love you" to the Star Wars fan in your life with this collection of lessons in love and friendship from a galaxy far, far away! ... more ... less

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Strange Planet

If you've never checked out Nathan W. Pyle's webcomics on these strange and interesting inhabitants on an adorable and profound universe in pink, blue, green, and purple, you definitely must! With dozens of never-before-seen illustrations in addition to old favourites, this book offers a sweet and hilarious look at the distant world not all that unlike our own. ... more ... less

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Stranger Planet

The sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon Strange Planet! In this eagerly awaited sequel, Nathan W. Pyle takes us back to his charming and instantly recognizable planet colored in bright pinks, blues, greens, and purples, providing more escapades, jokes, and p h r a s e s. ... more ... less

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Candy Hearts

From the awkwardness of flirting during a pandemic to scrolling through disastrous dating profiles, Tommy Siegel's Candy Hearts hilariously captures the secrets, lies, and misunderstandings behind every relationship. With dozens of never-before-seen comics and a special Candy Hearts sticker set, this book offers a hysterical window into the many ways romantic couples are not at all on the same page. ... more ... less

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Living With Mochi

When architect-turned-cartoonist Gemma Gené first met her pet pug, Mochi, she felt as if time stopped. This dramatic moment and her adoring relationship with the rambunctious pug led her to begin chronicling her adventures with Mochi in a series of incredibly cute webcomics—gaining a social media following of half a million loyal readers. If you are never alone when you go to the bathroom, are forced to share your food, and find your life ruled by a sassy fur ball, Living With Mochi is definitely the perfect book for you! ... more ... less

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LEGO Small Parts

This book is for all the LEGO® fans out there! Welcome to the wacky LEGO world, where minifigures of all sorts navigate life, love, and leisure in miniature. Whether they are out at poker night, a first date, or group therapy, you'll find that the lives of minifigures are not so different from our own—just without the fingers and noses. Also loaded with inside references and jokes that adult LEGO fans will surely enjoy! ... more ... less

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I Left the House Today!

If you follow Cassandra Calin's webcomics on social media, you're going to love this. This beautifully illustrated compendium of first-person comics features the trials of the single life, school, stress, junk food, shaving, and maintaining a healthy self-image. Hilarious and absolutely relatable—perfect for young women, recent graduates, and anyone who might need a little comedic incentive to leave the house today! ... more ... less

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Success Is 90% Spite

When life gives you lemons... throw those suckers back into life's stupid face and make your own success. Success Is 90% Spite follows Jane Zei's endearingly awkward and whimsical efforts to navigate adulthood—from choosing Lord of the Rings over love to mastering pooping etiquette in the workplace. This collection perfectly captures the all-too-real difficulties of life as a 20-something in a modern world! ... more ... less

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How I Broke Up with My Colon

Mysterious illnesses? Freakish injuries? X-rays revealing something weird that got stuck in your foot? These strange but true stories are among the 24 medical tales retold in a hilarious fashion by New York Times bestselling author–illustrator Nick Seluk! Featuring fascinating stories submitted by people all over the world, How I Broke Up with My Colon is an educational and highly entertaining tour through the bizarre workings of the human body. ... more ... less

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Fangs

A vampire and a werewolf in a relationship? Well, we'd never! Meet Elsie—a three-hundred-year-old vampire who is, quite evidently, afraid of sunlight. When she crosses paths with Jimmy, a charming werewolf with a wry sense of humor and a fondness for running wild during the full moon, a beautiful love story begins. ... more ... less

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The I Wonder Bookstore

Are you looking for books on books?  At The I Wonder Bookstore, customers come in and ask the owner countless variations on its namesake question ("I wonder if you have any books about...") and he is happy to fill their requests in enchanting ways. Discover books that grow on trees, books that can only be read by moonlight, bookstore weddings, an underwater library, and many more wonders that celebrate the transporting magic of reading in a timeless and irresistible way! ... more ... less

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