Monday, March 30, 2020

Review: More Lunch Lines by Dan Signer


MORE LUNCH LINES
Tear-out Riddles for Lunchtime Giggles
by Dan Signer
Illustrated by Steve James
Chronicle Books
Children's Humor / Novelty
408 pages
ages 3 to 10


A fresh helping of laugh-out-loud jokes from the creator of Lunch Lines!

What is a sheep's favorite karate move?

lamb chop!


Parents can turn lunchtime into a real treat with a joke from More Lunch Lines every day! Packed with enough jokes for a whole school year and accompanied by hilarious illustrations, this clever book serves up a fresh helping of sidesplitting jokes and riddles on topics kids love, like animals, space, and sports. Just tear out a joke and drop it in a lunch for a school year of smiles—perfect for busy parents and hectic mornings!

• A perfect back-to-school gift for busy parents
• Enough hilarious jokes for an entire school year!
• Dan Singer is a comedy writer who has written for the TV shows A.N.T. FarmThe Suite Life of Zack and Cody, and One Day at a Time.

Joke loving kids who love Lunchbox Notes and Laugh Out Loud Jokes for Kids will laugh it up for More Lunch Lines.

       



MY TIDBITS

Adding a little something extra to that lunch box turns into smiles...or even ughs and moans...with these cute jokes.

This is a small but plump booklet, and each page is made to be torn out and shoved into the lunchbox or anywhere else where a child (or maybe even an adult) might be reaching into. The idea of 'giving' a daily joke is simply wonderful, especially since it's not just a joke but the the reminder that someone cares, which really counts. So, this entire concept already won big points in my (and my family's) book.

The pages are thin and made to fold, making them form about an inch and a half square (rough estimate). In other words, these slide easily into even the most stuffed lunchboxes. On one side is a quick, one-lined joke, and on the other is the answer. That's it. Simple and easy and quick.

The jokes are clean and very children friendly. Some are quite clever, while others grabbed everything from 'huh' to eye rolls to 'really?' There are bad jokes, there are obscure jokes and there are simply good jokes. It's a great mixture which doesn't follow a pattern or theme. And there are tons of them to make sure that lunchbox will have one every day for months.

This is a great way to make someone smile (or groan) and to let them know that someone is thinking of them.


And here he is...

Dan Signer is a comedy writer who has written for TV shows including A.N.T. FarmThe Suite Life of Zack and Cody, and One Day at a Time. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons.

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