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Funny Girl

Girls are funny. Now it's time for the world to know it.
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COMING MAY 9, 2017!

Funniest. Stories. Ever.


Funny Girl is a collection of uproarious stories, rollicking comics, rib-tickling wit, and more, from 25 of today’s funniest female writers for kids, including a brand new funny story from Lisa Graff!

Read stories about Ursula Brown’s grandmother driving her on a road trip to disaster, Lisa Brown’s little brother getting a Tic-Tac stuck up his nose, and Carmen Agra Deedy’s mom setting the bathtub on fire. Read Rita Williams-Garcia's story about two besties hatching a bird-brained scheme to get on to a TV talk show, or Deborah Underwood's contribution about a dynamic dog-and-cat duo teaming up on a pet advice column. Or maybe you'd like to read Lisa Graff's tale of a bra, a toilet, and the most disgusting afternoon ever...

With clever contributions from award-winning and bestselling authors including Cece BellSophie BlackallLibba BrayShannon Hale, and Raina Telgemeier, this anthology of funny girls will make you laugh until you cry. 

Resources for teachers and librarians
Resources coming soon!

Awards and Honors
A Junior Library Guild Selection

Reviews and advance praise
Kirkus / STARRED review
★ The 28 short stories, autobiographical essays, and comic strips in this entertaining anthology are meant to prove that females can be funny, and they succeed. . . The lighthearted array will surely appeal to a wide audience.


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Penguin Random House (Viking)
Spring 2017
hardcover: 978-0-451-47731-6

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