The Wonky Donkey
"I was walking down the road and I saw...
And he only had three legs!
He was a wonky donkey."
Children will be in fits of laughter with this perfect read-aloud tale of an endearing donkey. By the book's final page, readers end up with a spunky hanky-panky cranky s ...more
Just try saying "he was a stinky dinky lanky honky tonky winky wonky donkey" out loud. If that doesn't make you laugh, try saying it once more, but in a Scottish accent. I endeavor to always read this in a Scottish accent - which makes most things better, if you ask me - and so far it seems to be working. My 2 year old g ...more
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Nevertheless, the goofy stretched-out descriptive list ("he was a cranky stinky-dinky lanky honky-tonky winky wonky donkey") will get giggles. The lack of commas makes me a little nutso, but I could see using this as a springboard for a silly phonic ...more
I'm not the intended audience so there's that. This is intended to be read aloud to a very small child, who I'm sure will laugh and snort every time "Hee haw!" is exclaimed. The book is written a bit like "The 12 Days of Christmas" where everythin ...more
It has unusual illustrations and the story is simple, using snappy rhyming words to describe the donkey's many defects, beginning with the fact that he has three legs and is thus a 'wonky donkey'.
The little bird that is following him takes up the story and at each turn adds o ...more
i read this a little while ago but figured i would add it to my list real quick so it’ll count towards my reading goal.
i first stumbled upon this gem when my grandma showed me the scottish grandma reading it to her grandson on facebook. i laughed my ass off, mostly because the grandma reading it couldn’t stop laughing and her laughter was contagious, but also because this book is so cute. after watching the video, i went to work the ...more
The illustrations are superb and absolute perfection. A definite 5 Star book.
He was a spunky, hanky-panky cranky stinky-dinky lanky honky-tonky winky wonky donkey!
(The video was better...)
This is a delightful and hilarious story! I loved the rhythm and rhyme to it.
V @ 5 months old.
This book is hilarious! I cannot remember why and how I ended up with the video of a grandma laughing so hard while she reads this book to her grandson. It made laugh even harder! Seriously, someday, I know I would read this book to my child.
If you would like to see the video, here's the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbsZo...