The most ridiculous book titles for kids (and adults)

The most ridiculous book titles for kids (and adults)

With the popularity of online reading material, it seems almost impossible to find a book that will fit all the requirements.

With so many choices on offer, which one is best for your kids?

Here are our picks for the most ridiculous titles for your reading pleasure.

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The Secret Life of the Fierce Monkey by Emily Brontë 2.

Little Brother by Joanna Russ 3.

The Girl Who Came to Dinner by Jane Austen 4.

The Story of My Sister by Jane Addams 5.

The Diary of Jane Austeneville by Jane Wilde 6.

The Adventures of Aladdin by James Joyce 7.

The Complete Adventures of Daphne by Jane Eyre 8.

The Life of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde 9.

The Scarlet Letter by Charlotte Brontz 10.

The Little Princess by Dorothy Parker 11.

The Red Badge of Courage by James Baldwin 12.

The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald 13.

The Long Goodbye by Tom Wolfe 14.

The Wind in the Willows by Bret Easton Ellis 15.

The Time Machine by F. Scott Fitzgerald 16.

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger 17.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Jules Verne 18.

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway 19.

The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien 20.

The Last Unicorn by John Steinbeck 21.

The Crayon Book by Jane Greene 22.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams 23.

The Magic Mountain by Robert Heinlein 24.

The Big Book of Monsters by Neil Gaiman 25.

The Haunting by Chuck Palahniuk 26.

The Good Earth by Stephen King 27.

The Grapes of Wrath by Neil Young 28.

The Hobbit by J R R Tolkien 29.

The Chronicles of Narnia by JK Rowling 30.

The Color Purple by Alice Walker 31.

The Book Thief by Michael Ondaatje 32.

The Three Little Pigs by Stephenie Meyer 33.

The Boy with the Golden Gun by Robert Frost 34.

The Tale of Genghis Khan by George R.R. Martin 35.

The Fountainhead by Bret Westmoreland 36.

The Lion King by John Grisham 37.

The Princess Bride by Jodie Foster 38.

The Jungle Book by H.G. Wells 39.

The House of Cards by Frank Underwood 40.

The Tree of Life by Hedy Lamarr 41.

The Martian by Frank Herbert 42.

The Wizard of Lies by Neil Clark 43.

The Dark Knight by Mark Twain 44.

The Muppet Show by Bob Newhart 45.

The Odyssey by Homeric Hymns 46.

The Bible by Matthew 5:14-18 47.

The Wolf of Wall Street by Marc Rich 48.

The Wuthering Heights by Joseph Heller 49.

The Dictator by Winston Smith 50.

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood 51.

The Emperor’s New Groove by Stephen Covey 52.

The Shining by Stephen Sondheim 53.

The Lost City of Z by Stephen Dubner 54.

The Legend of Zorro by Sergio Leone 55.

The White Queen by Jo Walton 56.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Michael Crichton 57.

The World of Gumball by Gary Shteyngart 58.

The Day the Earth Stood Still by David Foster Wallace 59.

The Night Watch by Stephen Hawking 60.

The Count of Monte Cristo by C.S. Lewis 61.

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 62.

The Prince by Anne Rice 63.

The Da Vinci Code by Leonardo da Vinci 64.

The Lady Chatterley’s Lover by Anne Tyler 65.

The Sun Also Rises by Celine Dion 66.

The Phantom Tollbooth by Robert Zemeckis 67.

The Kingkiller Chronicle by Robert Ludlum 68.

The Master and Margarita by J K Rowling 69.

The Black Dahlia by John Crowley 70.

The Snow Queen by Jodi Picoult 71.

The Way We Were by Stephen Crane 72.

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre by David Mitchell 73.

The Blueprints of America by Thomas Edison 74.

The Golden Compass by James Cameron 75.

The Unnamable by Robert Louis Stevenson 76.

The Sirens of Titan by Elizabeth Bear 77.

The History of the World by Thomas Carlyle 78.

The Brothers Karamazov by Nikolai Gogol 79.

The Idiot Engine by George Orwell 80.

The Name of the Rose by William Shakespeare 81.

The Seven Killings of King Henry VIII by John Ford 82.

The Man Who Would Be King by Victor Hugo 83.

The Alchemist by Alain Resnais 84.

The Leopard by James Thurber 85.

The Green Berets by Steven Spielberg 86.

The Devil’s Advocate by John Irving 87.

The Song of Solomon by Procopius 88.

The Twelve Stories by Edgar Allan