Top Ten Tuesday: Hilarious Book Titles

Top Ten Tuesday

TTT is by The Broke and the Bookish.


  1. The Winnie the Pooh books are simply plagued by being a product of their time and for children. Still, if you are immature and enjoy a good giggle, sometimes Pooh books just have bad titles.
  2. Punny titles like the YA series Pretty Crooked can be funny and also just bad. Though I have to admit, they do generally get me to stop and look at the book.
  3. Sometimes picturebooks, to me, just state the obvious (often in a very excited tone as with the Mo Willems book above) and that’s it. I dunno, for me, that doesn’t count as a title really… I mean, the whole plot is right there for us as opposed to a nice title that’ll lead us into the story.


I shall list the Georgia Nicolson book titles for your pleasure:

  1. Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
  2. On the Bright Side, I’m Now the Girlfriend of a Sex God
  3. Knocked Out by my Nunga-Nungas
  4. Dancing in my Nuddy-Pants
  5. Away Laughing on a Fast Camel
  6. Then He Ate My Boy Entrancers
  7. Startled By His Furry Shorts
  8. Love is a Many Trousered Thing
  9. Stop in the Name of Pants!
  10. Are These My Basoomas I See Before Me?

And bonus:

  1. Withering Tights
  2. A Midsummer Tight’s Dream
  3. The Taming of the Tights

All these books are by Louise Rennison and they are very funny. I think so anyway.


  1. Don’t Worry, It Gets Worse by Alida Nugent: Hehe, it’s just a bunch of essays on adulthood. ^_^
  2. Zombies vs. Unicorns edited by Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier: It’s funny to me. Who even decided to pit these two against each other?! So random …
  3. The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean: Self-explanatory.
  4. Soul Music by Terry Pratchett: I guess it’s only really funny if you could see the cover and knew that this was a Death/Reaper centric Discworld book, wherein Death is dealing with rock music … ?
  5. Tea-Rex by Molly Idle: It’s a picturebook about a dinosaur who is invited to a tea party. <3


  1. Everyone Poops by Taro Gomi. How can you not smile at that?
  2. The Manly Art of Knitting by Dave Fougner. Okay, it’s not so much the title (although that brings a smile to my face), but the cover. It is awesome. I am going to read this book.

The Manly Art of Knitting