A big book of jokes for Big Easy kids!
Author and stand-up comedian Michael Strecker tells jokes about po’ boys and ferries, and crawfish and oil—everything under the New Orleans sun! Paired with the comically animated illustrations of Vernon Smith, fans of the Crescent City will be belly-laughing about the unique yet familiar places, people, and things. Included are silly takes on local favs such as this gem: “Why did the Chihuahua need to go to the optometrist? It had Popeyes!”
Featuring a “What Dat?” glossary of local terms and their pronunciations, this collection of hilarious and guaranteed age appropriate jokes will have readers laughing ‘til the remoulade comes out of their nose!
About the Author
Stand-up comedian Michael Strecker has performed at comedy clubs around the country. He has a degree in journalism from Louisiana State University and a master’s in English literature from Tulane University. His penchant for humor is a true asset in his day job as a Director of Public Relations.
About the Illustrator
A graphic designer specializing in comic book art, Vernon Smith has been drawing since he was a child. In addition to working on comic books, he produces marketing artwork for businesses around the world from his own studio, El MacFearsome Comic Squares.
Jokes for Crescent City Kids
Written by Michael Strecker
Illustrated by Vernon Smith
48 pp. 8.5 x 8.5 20 color illus. Glossary
Age & Grade 5-8, K-2
Reading Ease: 90.8 Flesch-Kincaid: 2.1
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Humor / Jokes & Riddles JUVENILE NONFICTION / Readers / Beginners
ISBN: 9781455624270 pb