October 3, 2011

Wacky Book Titles

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Novel Need a break from homework and all the heavy stuff? Well, you're in luck because for today's Writing Prompt we thought it would be fun to use your brain for pure wackiness! Take a look at these classic book titles. Then fill in the blanks to turn them into your own ridiculous new title. The wackier the better!

For example: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing becomes . . . Tales of a Soggy (adjective) Banana. (noun)

Now try these titles:

  1. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis becomes . . . The Lion, the Witch and the _________. (noun)
  2. The Cricket in Times Square by George Seldon becomes . . . The _____ (noun) in _______ ________. (place)
  3. Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume becomes . . . Are You There God? It’s Me, ________. (name)
  4. Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White becomes. . . _____ (name)’s _______. (noun)
  5. Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary becomes . . . Ramona the _______. (adjective)
  6. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien becomes . . . .Mrs. Frisby and the ____ (noun) of ____. (place)
  7. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl becomes. . . ______ (name) and the Giant ______. (noun)
  8. Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Robert Lawson becomes . . . Mr. Popper’s _______ (noun)
  9. Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan becomes . . . _______ (name), _______ (adjective) and _________ (adjective)
  10. Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder becomes . . . ________(adjective) House on the ________ (noun)

Fill in the blanks with your selects in the Comments below. Now if only we could find out how the new stories would go. . .

—Ratha, Stacks Writer

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  1. pinkaqua201

    i love how the took little parts of stories and let use put them in our own words that is very creative

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  2. werewolfcat5

    1.The Lion,the Witch,and the Dragon.
    2.The Mouse in New York.
    3.Are you there God? It’s me,Christine.
    4.Christine’s Cat.
    5.Ramona the Big.
    6.Mrs.Frisby and the Desk of Walmart.
    7.Christine and the Giant Creature.
    8.Mr.Popper’s Hat.
    9.Christine,Plain and Happy.
    10.Enormous House on the Land.

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  3. anonymous

    The Lion, the Witch and the Kleenex Box
    The Alien in Las Vegas
    Are You There, God? It’s Me, Beezus
    Quackledorph’s Sunrise
    Ramona the Annoying
    Mrs. Frisby and the Trees of the Forbidden Forest
    Arrietty and the Giant Library (yay!)
    Mr. Popper’s Deluminators
    Calypso, Unique and Smart
    Upside-down House on the Cat

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  4. amberbrown102

    James and the giant peach becomes…Mr.Popper and the giant penguin!(hmm I think what I made is corny…)

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  5. dolphinbrain37

    #1) THE LION,THE WITCH,AND THE KIDS
    #2)THE MOUSE IN THE PRESIDENTS HOUSE
    #3)ARE YOU THERE GOD?,ITS ME,NATALIA
    #4)SPIDERS NET
    #5)RAMONA,THE GREAT
    #6)MRS.FRISBY AND THE PIGEONS OF ILLINOIS
    #7)NATALIA AND THE GIANT DIAMOND
    #8)MR.POPPERS POLAR BEAR
    #9)JJ,PLAIN,AND SILLY (MY BROTHER IS JJ)
    #10)BIG HOUSE IN THE CITY

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  6. brownbook2

    The Lion, the Witch, and the Bucket
    The Pan in Arizona
    Are you There God? It’s me, Mator
    Nemo’s Park
    Ramona the Mean
    Mrs.Frisby and the piano of Kansas
    Kevin and the Giant Ant
    Mr.Popper’s Bellies
    Candy, Mean, and Bossy
    Boring House on the Chair

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  7. Stacy

    Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder becomes . . . GIGANTIC House on the WATERFALL. Ha! I can tell all of you guys just by your posts!

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  8. Shadow Princess

    1. The Lion, the Witch, and the Compass
    2. The Gargoyle in the Royal Palace
    3. Are You There God? It’s Me, Amelia
    4. Rayna’s Ring
    5. Ramona the Champion
    6. Mrs. Frisby and the Jade of Austria
    7. Ivy and the Giant Key
    8. Mr. Popper’s assistant
    9. Frostella, warm and fuzzy
    10. Flower house in the meadow

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  9. Ley56

    The Lion The Witch and the freak-of-nature.
    The peace maker in Sparta.
    Are you there god? It’s me Xena Warrier Princess.
    Rachel’s Tree Branch
    Ramona the Nothlit
    Mrs. Frisby and the blue box of California
    Jake and the gaint cockroach
    Mr. Popper’s Nothlit
    Marco, annoying, and mean.
    Median house on the peanut butter sandwitch

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  10. Ley56

    The Lion The Witch and The Freak Of Nature (A.K.A Tobias.)
    The Animorph in Paris France.
    Are You There God? It’s Me Rachel Xena Warrier Princess
    Marco’s Mom
    Ramona The Animorph
    Mrs.Frisby and the taxxons of The Taxxon homeworld
    Rachel and the giant yeerk
    Mr.Popper’s Yeerk
    Cassie, calm, and kind
    Yeerk house on the yeerk homeland

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  11. julia

    1.The lion the witch and the sushi
    2. The sandwich in Paris France
    3. Are you there god it’s me julia
    4. Kevin’s Duck
    5. Ramona the scared
    6. Mr. Frisby and the turtels of WEST
    7. Jo and the giant asperagus
    8. Mr. Poppers birds
    9. Jessica unique and small
    10. Huge house on the mountin

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  12. Shanni

    The lion, the witch and the bluefadoodle(webkinz)
    The frankenstein in Paris
    Are you there God? It’s me Pope
    Alayla’s Rabbit
    Ramona the purple
    Mrs. Frisby and the Salt Shaker of Italy
    Toopy and the giant chair
    Mr. Popper’s iphone
    Loopsy, soft and wacky
    Married house on the cottage

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  13. Chach

    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis becomes . . . The Lion, the Witch and the cat
    The Cricket in Times Square by George Seldon becomes . . . The owl in bukingham palace.
    Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume becomes . . . Are You There God? It’s Me, Charlie. (name)
    Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White becomes. . . George’s wall. (noun)
    Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary becomes . . . Ramona the lazy. (adjective)
    Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien becomes . . . .Mrs. Frisby and the kangaroos of Greece
    James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl becomes. . . Janet and the Giant Pomergranate
    Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Robert Lawson becomes . . . Mr. Popper’s Balloons
    Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan becomes . . . Jane ,Plain and sane
    Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder becomes . . . Round House on the moon

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  14. aquaocean25

    I’m just putting down weird names
    1.Flush
    2.Hoot
    3.Scat
    I really can’t think of any others. Everyone else has at least ten.

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  15. joyfulbutterfly9

    the lion,the,witch&the tale. the criket in times square by george seldon becomes the waffle cone in hollywood california. are u god?,its me margert by judy blume becomes are u god its me, margert charlottes web by e.b white becomes dumbledore brown’s house ramona the brave by beverly cleary beacomes ramone the brave(srry i cant countinue.)

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  16. catbird108

    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis becomes The Lion, the Witch, and the Pickle.
    The Cricket in Times Square by George Seldon becomes The Pancake in Grand Central Station.
    Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume becomes Are You There God? It’s Me, Percy Jackson.
    Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White becomes Sally’s car.
    Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary becomes Ramona the frightened.
    Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien becomes Mrs. Frisby and the Turtles of Hollywood.
    James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl becomes Poseidon and the Giant Wave.
    Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Robert Lawson becomes Mr. Popper’s Fridge.
    Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan becomes Percy Jackson, Brave and True.
    Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder becomes Sturdy Branch on a Tree.

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  17. 23ergff

    These are halarius!:] do you want me to try one?hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm? i’ll think about it. maybe I’ll try one. The Lion The witch and the reindeer. Hows that? hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

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  18. awesomehermes1

    1.The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis becomes . . . The Lion, the Witch and the __Cat_______. (noun)
    2.The Cricket in Times Square by George Seldon becomes . . . The _Cat____ (noun) in __Disney Land_____ ________. (place)
    3.Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume becomes . . . Are You There God? It’s Me, ____Ben____. (name)
    4.Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White becomes. . . _Ben’s____ (name)’s __Pool_____. (noun)
    5.Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary becomes . . . Ramona the ___Wimp____. (adjective)
    6.Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien becomes . . . .Mrs. Frisby and the _Cats___ (noun) of _Hawaii___. (place)
    7.James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl becomes. . . __Ben____ (name) and the Giant __Toilet____. (noun)
    8.Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Robert Lawson becomes . . . Mr. Popper’s __Cats_____ (noun)
    9.Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan becomes . . . ____Ben___ (name), ___Awesome____ (adjective) and ___Cool______ (adjective)
    10.Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder becomes . . . _____HUGE___(adjective) House on the ____Hill____ (noun)

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  19. bigbull14

    The Lion, the Witch and the candy.(noun)
    The Terrier (noun) in the Street. (place)
    Are You There God? It’s Me, Rita. (name)
    Wilbur’s (name) Pigsty. (noun)
    Ramona the Cowardly. (adjective)
    Mrs. Frisby and the Tent (noun) of Greenland. (place)
    George(name) and the Giant Grandma. (noun)
    Mr. Popper’s Balloons. (noun)
    Sara, (name) Small(adjective) and Strange. (adjective)
    Tiny(adjective) House on the Horizon. (noun)

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  20. Grace

    The lion, the witch and the candle
    trial in wonderland
    Are you ther god it me Hope
    True’s Trust
    Ramona the Brilliant
    Mrs. Frisby and the loved ones of wonderland
    Nono and the giant cold heart
    Mr.Popper’s Guitar
    True, lani, and Callani
    loved house on the tree

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  21. MidnightAmber4

    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis becomes . . . The Lion, the Witch and the pie. (noun)
    The Cricket in Times Square by George Seldon becomes . . . The waffle (noun) in Hollywood California. (place)
    Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume becomes . . . Are You There God? It’s Me, Harry Potter. (name)
    Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White becomes. . . Dumbledore(name)’s house. (noun)
    Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary becomes . . . Ramona the weird. (adjective)
    Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien becomes . . . .Mrs. Frisby and the waffle (noun) of Asia. (place)
    James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl becomes. . . Pinkie Pie (name) and the Giant cupcake. (noun)
    Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Robert Lawson becomes . . . Mr. Popper’s televisions (noun)
    Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan becomes . . . Rainbow Dash(name), weird (adjective) and lumpy (adjective)
    Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder becomes . . . Giant(adjective) House on the handbag (noun)

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  22. alan

    Somebody could just get a piece of paper and write that down, and what’s so funny about.
    Oh yeah, you can make Charlotter’s Web into Bob’s candle,

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  23. dolphinfairy49

    1. The Lion, the Witch and the Desktop
    2. The sunset in Antarctica
    3. Are You There God? It’s Me, Dorothy
    4. Lacy’s lace
    5. Ramona the dingbat
    6. Mrs. Frisby and the cupcake of London
    7. Jackson and the Giant cucumber
    8. Mr. Popper’s dingdongs
    9.Eva, blue and pink
    10.Disgusting House on the spacebar

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  24. hiphoph

    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis becomes . . . The Lion, the Witch and the ______hedgehog___. (noun)
    The Cricket in Times Square by George Seldon becomes . . . The _poodle____ (noun) in _______Maine ________. (place)
    Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume becomes . . . Are You There God? It’s Me, ___Emily_____. (name)
    Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White becomes. . . __Elizabeths___ (name)’s __soup_____. (noun)
    Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary becomes . . . Ramona the ___Feirce____. (adjective)
    Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien becomes . . . .Mrs. Frisby and the _book___ (noun) of ___Wonderland_. (place)
    James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl becomes. . . __Lilly____ (name) and the Giant __Penguins____. (noun)
    Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Robert Lawson becomes . . . Mr. Popper’s ___Computer____ (noun)
    Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan becomes . . . ___Jake____ (name), ___Strong____ (adjective) and ____Fast_____ (adjective)
    Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder becomes . . . ___Slimy_____(adjective) House on the ___Creek_____ (noun)

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  25. PhoenixSong3

    So this is kind of like mad libs?? Whatever it is- I’m doing it:
    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis becomes . . . The Lion, the Witch and the dolphin. (noun)
    The Cricket in Times Square by George Seldon becomes . . . The pirate (noun) in your head. (place)
    Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume becomes . . . Are You There God? It’s Me, Charlie the unicorn. (name)
    Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White becomes. . . Gertrude (name)’s pickles. (noun)
    Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary becomes . . . Ramona the giant. (adjective)
    Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien becomes . . . .Mrs. Frisby and the faries (noun) of Hogwarts. (place)
    James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl becomes. . . Susan (name) and the Giant pie. (noun)
    Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Robert Lawson becomes . . . Mr. Popper’s whales (noun)
    Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan becomes . . . Aaliyah (name), old (adjective) and stout (adjective)
    Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder becomes . . . Wierd(adjective) House on the Plateau (noun)
    that was really fun!!
    ~Phoenixsong3

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  26. fireflamer5

    1 pineapple
    2 polar bear San Francisco
    3 Fredilina ( She’s a ladybug)goofy grin nope wasn’t my idea!
    4 Suzie glue-stick
    5 plump
    6 bookshelf flea market
    7 Julie Albert Einstein
    8 juice
    9 Katie
    10 gory paper
    I’ll give the books later

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  27. Lily Luna :)

    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis becomes . . . The Lion, the Witch and the *Nerdfighter*
    The Cricket in Times Square by George Seldon becomes . . . The *Lion* in *Pigfarts*
    Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume becomes . . . Are You There God? It’s Me, *Ron Weasley*
    Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White becomes. . . *Draco’s* *Rocketship*
    Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary becomes . . . Ramona the *Berry*
    Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien becomes . . . .Mrs. Frisby and the *Slumbering Cubs* of *Pigfarts*
    James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl becomes. . . *Harry* and the Giant *Horcrux*
    Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Robert Lawson becomes . . . Mr. Popper’s *Pygmy Puffs*
    Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan becomes . . . *Draco,* *Short* and *Evil*
    Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder becomes . . . *Slytherin* House on *Mars*
    very original. not. And if you get the Starkid and (couple) Nerdfighter things, you are *totally* awesome

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  28. silverfrost12

    1. The Lion, the Witch, and the Talking Furniture
    2. The Banana in Monkey Town
    3. Are you there God? It’s me, Bobetta
    4. Bobetta’s Banana
    5. Ramona the Fat
    6. Mrs. Frisby and the Bananas of Monkey Town
    7. Bobetta and the Giant Banana
    8. Mr. Popper’s Bananas
    9. Bobetta, Old and Skinny
    10. Gargantuan House on the White House
    Hehe that was fun :P

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  29. DorkQueen

    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis becomes . . . The Lion, the Witch and the Apple.
    The Cricket in Times Square by George Seldon becomes . . . The Moon in Santa Cruz.
    Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume becomes . . . Are You There God? It’s Me, Lestria.
    Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White becomes. . . Candie’s Candy Cane.
    Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary becomes . . . Ramona the Lazy.
    Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien becomes . . . .Mrs. Frisby and the Palace of Greece.
    James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl becomes. . . Lestria and the Giant Crane.
    Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Robert Lawson becomes . . . Mr. Popper’s Pigs.
    Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan becomes . . . Lestria, Proud and Tall.
    Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder becomes . . . Short House on the Sea.

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  30. Marytonga

    1: The Lion, the Witch, and the Teapot.
    2: The Snowman in Lima, Peru.
    3: Are You There God? It’s Me, Zeus.
    4: Ramona’s Banana.
    5: Ramona the Insane.
    6: Mrs. Frisby and the Bananas of Lima.
    7: Ramona and the Giant Teapot.
    8: Mr. Popper’s Snowmen.
    9: Zeus, Omniscient and Omnipotent.
    10: Insane House on the Teapot.

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  31. ninjadragon99

    1. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis becomes . . . The Lion, the Witch and the hand bag.
    2. The Cricket in Times Square by George Seldon becomes . . . The Shoe in Washington D.C.
    3. Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume becomes . . . Are You There God? It’s Me, Véronique.
    4. Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White becomes. . . George’s Candle.
    5. Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary becomes . . . Ramona the Fluffy.
    6. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien becomes . . . .Mrs. Frisby and the Frisbees of Canada.
    7. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl becomes. . . Laura and the Giant fedora.
    8. Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Robert Lawson becomes . . . Mr. Popper’s toucans.
    9. Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan becomes . . . Lissa, Purple and Fuzzy.
    10. Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder becomes . . . Wacky House on the pancakes. :D That was awesome!!!

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