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:
- The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis becomes . . . The Lion, the Witch and the _________. (noun)
- The Cricket in Times Square by George Seldon becomes . . . The _____ (noun) in _______ ________. (place)
- Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume becomes . . . Are You There God? It’s Me, ________. (name)
- Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White becomes. . . _____ (name)’s _______. (noun)
- Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary becomes . . . Ramona the _______. (adjective)
- Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien becomes . . . .Mrs. Frisby and the ____ (noun) of ____. (place)
- James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl becomes. . . ______ (name) and the Giant ______. (noun)
- Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Robert Lawson becomes . . . Mr. Popper’s _______ (noun)
- Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan becomes . . . _______ (name), _______ (adjective) and _________ (adjective)
- 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