Before a writer finishes a book, there's only last thing to consider ahead of publishing it, and that's a book dedication. After all, masterpiece or not, the finished copy is there for hundreds of people to see, and it's the last chance for the (in)famous writer to attract the possible reader.
How many book dedications do you remember? My point exactly. Most of them are generic and unimaginative. But not these. Bored Panda has collected some of the greatest book dedications ever written to prove that writers do have the most excellent sense of humor and can tell a story even in a sentence or two.
From hilariously funny jokes about family life to warning mom about the sex scenes in the book, these dedications, without a doubt, get the audience interested in the title even before the entertaining book begins. So scroll down to read our selection of the best jokes from the first pages of publications, and don't forget to vote for your favorite funny books.