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If you think children's books sound boring, you're not alone. Twitter users have all sorts of suggestions.

James and the Giant Peach, Green Eggs and Ham and Goodnight Moon are some of the most notable children's book titles around. But are they exciting?

The answer is a resounding no—according to Twitter, that is.

The Twitter hashtag #childrensbooksmademoreexciting is a national trending topic, collecting more than 5,000 mentions in the last three hours from people eager to inject a little humor into their favorite books titles, according to statistics from Topsy, a social media search engine.

Here are some tweets that grabbed our attention.

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