Legend of the Laughing Gecko: A Hawaiian Fantasy, The

Legend of the Laughing Gecko: A Hawaiian Fantasy, The

$8.95

Bruce Hale

Hardcover, 30 pp. 

Moki is a little Hawaiian gecko who loves to joke and laugh, but his rambunctiousness annoys the other animals, who banish him from the village. After Moki befriends the king’s daughter and faces down the dreaded Black Bufo toad, the other animals appreciate his uniqueness and the importance of laughter.