Around the World in Jokes, Riddles, and Games

Around the World in Jokes, Riddles, and Games

by Marguerite Rodger


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Laughter is a universal language. Using jokes, puns, riddles, fantastic images, rhymes, and more, this book examines humor around the world. Readers will learn how humor is shaped by language and culture and how being a "cultural insider" can help you understand humor in another language or country.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778723882
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 01/22/2016
Series: No Kidding! Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 930L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

From Toledo to Timbuktu 4

Translating Laughter 8

You are so Punny! 12

Metaphorically Speaking… 16

Cinnamon and Antonia 20

Around the World Fun and Games 24

Your Guide to Funny 28

Glossary & Index 32

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