Famously Funny: A Collection of Beloved Stories and Poems

Famously Funny: A Collection of Beloved Stories and Poems

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Well-Trained Mind Press

  • 2004 Children's Music Web Award
  • 2015 Mary Pride First Place Literature Genre
  • 2018 Mary Pride First Place Award in the Literature Category

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Prepare to laugh out loud! Jim Weiss has mixed together some of the funniest stories and poems from the world’s wittiest authors for a recording that will delight your whole family. You’ll meet an astonishing array of characters from Andersen’s vain Emperor and coddled Princess, through the famed trickster, Anansi, to the outrageous creations of Alice’s Lewis Carrol and more. Literature has never been more fun that in this potpourri of hilarity.

  • The Emperor’s New Clothes
  • The Real Princess (The Princess and the Pea)
  • Jabberwocky
  • Father William
  • Anansi the Mighty
  • The Yak
  • The Tiger, The Brahman and the Jackal
  • The Duck and the Kangaroo

“Few storytellers can match Jim Weiss’ skill at a broad range of voices and intelligent choice(s) of stories.”—Sacramento Bee

ISBN: 978-1-942968-62-7
Timeline: Contemporary
Values: Caring / Compassion, Confidence, Courage, Creativity, Determination, Enthusiasm, Excellence, Friendship, Gentleness, Honesty, Honor, Humility, Justice, Mercy, Purposefulness, Respect, Service, Steadfastness, and Truthfulness