America's Riddle King!

Mike Thaler, “America’s Riddle King” is a celebrated NW children’s author who has published more than 220 books. His Black Lagoon series has sold over 15 million copies and continues to be a perennial favorite among elementary school kids, teachers and librarians. Mike’s new series Tales from the Back Pew (Zondervan), is receiving praise from Christian and secular reviewers. Tales from the Back Pew takes young readers on a wild ride as they explore church activities through the eyes of hero Luke Bright.

Riddle King's Riddle Recipe
1. Pick a subject: PIG
 
2. Make a list of synonyms and related words:
HOG, SWINE, OINK, HAM
 
3. Take any word from the list: "HAM" and drop the first letter. "HAM" becomes "AM".
 
4. List words that begin with "AM":
AMBULANCE, AMNESIA, AMATEUR
 
5. Take the "H" that you dropped from "HAM" and add it to the beginning of your other words:
HAMBULANCE, HAMNESIA, HAMATEUR
These are your riddle answers.
 
6. Now make up your riddle questions using the answer's definition.
Q: How do you get a pig to the hospital?
A: In a HAMULANCE.
 
Q: What do you call it when a pig loses his memory?
A: HAMNESIA.
 
Q: What do you call a pig that's not a professional?
A: A HAMATEUR
 
That's it! You can make up millions of riddles and riddle books on any subject, and learn new words in the process!
 
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