The concept is simple: if you add the right letter to the title of a children's book, the result can be great. Here are 20 of my favorite ruined children's book titles, courtesy of Twitter.
1. Not unlike this bedtime story.
Not unlike this bedtime story.
2. The Blast of the Mohicans
A pyrotechnic's version of a classic.
3. Malice in Wonderland
The retelling of "Alice in Wonderland" from the POV of the Queen of Hearts.
4. Thomas the Stank Engine
Anti-coal progoganda for the climate concious youngster.
5. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stoned.
Hogwarts expands its Herbology department in the next installment of Harry Potter.
6. Green Eggs and Harm
Sam-I-Am takes the role of the antagonist in a more violent version of Dr. Seuss' beloved classic.
7. Fox in Stocks
A Dr. Seuss-flavored take on the Salem Witch Trials.
8. Horton Hatchets the Egg
Horton's tutorial for cracking eggs.
9. Hop on Pope
A sacrilegious book about child's playtime.
10. Hell No, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle
Whatever Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle wants, she's not getting it.
11. Cat in the Heat
Some alternate version of "The Cat in the Hat" that I don't want to think about.
12. The Very Hangry Caterpillar
It's like the original, just angrier.
13. Harry Potter and the Deathly Shallows
Harry, Ron, and Hermione team up with Blake Lively.
14. Horton Shears a Who
Horton tries his hand at raising sheep in rural Whoville.
16. Where the Wild Things Bare
16. The Cat in the Hat Comes Black
An alternate version of "The Cat in the Hat Comes Back". I don't want to think about this one either.
A child's guide to break-ups.
18. The Sword in the Stoner
A spin-off of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stoned".
19. Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Rears
We find out at last.