Humour

Humour

Humour

Humour

Giggles galore with our humour books on jokes, limericks, comedy and comedians of all eras.

 

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DOUGH PORTRAITS
SOREN DAHLGAARD    Book Number: 85813
Published price: £24.99
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Imagine enough dough kneaded (!) for three or four loaves and while all gooey, dropping it on top of the head so that it stretches all the way down the face and over the chin of your portrait model...
WHAT I LEARNT: What My Listeners Say
JEREMY VINE    Book Number: 86119
Published price: £18.99
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Attracting more than seven million listeners, taking more than 25,000 calls, and presenting his show on Radio 2 since 2003, Jeremy Vine is a British radio host whose programme consists of news, vie...
COMPLETE MAPP & LUCIA: Volume Two
E.F. BENSON    Book Number: 65529
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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These three wonderful comic novels, Mapp and Lucia, Lucia's Progress and Trouble for Lucia, drolly record the battle between Lucia and Elisabeth Mapp for social and cultural supremacy in the villag...
NO MOOS IS GOOD MOOS: The Herald Diary
KEN SMITH    Book Number: 87338
Published price: £9.99
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A companion to two others in the series, here is the 2018 selection to tickle your funny bone from The Herald newspapers daily 'Diary' column. The antics of politicians, celebrities, sporting icon...
MR KEY'S SHORTER POTTED BRIEF, BRIEF LIVES
FRANK KEY    Book Number: 87346
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The surreal humourist on the Dabbler website has selected 500 or so people with something interestingly odd about them - kings and peasants, authors and actors, great statesmen and humble nobodies....
YE BERLYN TAPESTRIE:
JOHN HASSALL & MIKE WEBB    Book Number: 88507
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A terrific parody of the Bayeux Tapestry first drawn over a hundred years ago, here is the satirical response by pioneering British illustrator John Hassall to the sense of outrage that gripped Bri...
DAPHNE AND DAISY: Pawtraits of Sausage Style
RACHEL BURKE    Book Number: 89278
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Meet two adorable dachshunds, the craftiest and most fashionable sausage dog sisters Daphne and Daisy. Pretty in pink wearing fancy sunglasses, party hats, big tinsel hair, long afghan hound golde...
DARLING BUDS OF MAY
H. E. BATES    Book Number: 89232
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Celebrating 60 perfick years of the Larkins, this prettily decorated new paperback has cover art by Becky Bettesworth. "Home looks nice. Allus does though, don't it? Perfick." One pleasant May ev...
HOW TO BUILD A UNIVERSE
PROF BRIAN COX, ROBIN INCE    Book Number: 89065
Published price: £20
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The first ever episode of BBC Radio 4's "The Infinite Monkey Cage" aired on 30 November 2009 and episode 141 was broadcast last week. With its signature song by Eric Idle and Jeff Lynne and present...
DEAR DUDLEY: Life and Laughter
BARBRA PASKIN    Book Number: 89392
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When Dudley Moore was ill with the neurological disease PSP, his friend and biographer Barbra Paskin asked hundreds of friends and admirers to contact him with a cheerful message. This memoir is he...
THE JOB: A Fox and O'Hare Mystery
JANET EVANOVICH & LEE GOLDBERG    Book Number: 89458
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Catching bad guys is what Special Agent Kate O'Hare does. Working side by side with them, not so much. When the FBI teamed her up with master criminal Nick Fox, they gave her no choice. Now the e...
THE PURSUIT: A Fox and O'Hare Mystery
JANET EVANOVICH & LEE GOLDBERG    Book Number: 89460
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Diamonds, castles and rocket-propelled grenade launchers - a typical Nick Fox date. International conman and expert thief Nick Fox has been kidnapped from right under his FBI handler's nose. Fort...
MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS HIDDEN TREASURES
ADRIAN BESLEY    Book Number: 89695
Published price: £30
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Slipcased first edition containing envelopes packed with hidden treasures, 16 items in facsimile documents of original sketches together with all crossings out and amendments in handwriting reprodu...
GILES: The Collection 2018
FOREWORD BY BILL TURNBULL    Book Number: 89829
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Leafing through a Giles cartoon collection is like stepping back in time to warm memories of days gone by. Voted the Cartoonist of the Century, his vision is one of bad-tempered shop assistants, m...
365 REASONS TO BE PROUD TO BE IRISH
RICHARD HAPPER    Book Number: 90083
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A year-long scenic route of jolliness taking in the quirky events, inventions, traditions, people, places and characters that make Ireland a country worth celebrating every day of the year. Within...
SUPER AMAZING DIARY OF PIG
EMER STAMP    Book Number: 90201
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Hello. I is Pig and I has been very silly! You see I has got me Duck, Cow and all the Sheeps into a BIG MESS. We has had a big adventure and we has met some amazing new friends (and one not-so-amaz...
YOUR CALL
JEREMY VINE    Book Number: 90220
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'What My Listeners Say and Why We Should Take Note' is the premise of this enjoyable memoir from an entertaining raconteur. A keen candidate on Strictly Come Dancing, presenter of Eggheads, Points...
WICKED WIT OF CHARLES DICKENS
SHELLEY KLEIN    Book Number: 90324
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'There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts', Dickens wrote in Oliver Twist, but this book promises the best of the author's wit and wisdom on every single page. Shelle...
GILES THE COLLECTION 2020
JOHN FIELD    Book Number: 90325
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The current 2020 collection features seven subsidiary characters from Giles's portfolio who sometimes appear in his cartoons but are not part of the main storyline being illustrated. They are ther...
BOOK OF SECONDS:
MARK MASON    Book Number: 90399
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Runners up can be as exciting as the winner - if not more so! This collection of anecdotes and facts celebrates the lesser-known men, women and objects of history, ranging from the second man to sw...
REMARKABLE ANIMALS: Mix and Match
TONY MEEUWISSEN    Book Number: 90586
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Miniature edition of a huge bestseller, relish the exotic names and magical world of the Catunkfish, the nibbling caterpillar, the poisonous slimy armour-plated fish or the Baboollar, not to be tru...
SHABBY
JOSIE LLOYD & EMLYN REES    Book Number: 90659
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The jolly good British guide to stress-free living is the theme of this celebration of life. Being Shabby is about spending less time fussing and clearing up and getting stressed about stuff that ...
ZOMBIE GNOME: A Tiny Terror
RUNNING PRESS    Book Number: 90509
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Just while we are all defending ourselves from the Virus, here comes a really scary 3" heavyweight Zombie Gnome figurine who has caught the virus spread it to your garden! See his jammy, lifelike ...
FOR MY ONE TRUE LOVE
PURPLE RONNIE    Book Number: 90817
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Our editor Annie adores Purple Ronnie and is the proud owner of one of his original illustrations, so she snapped up these two books of cartoons, this is a companion to For Your Brilliant Birthday ...
FOR YOUR BRILLIANT BIRTHDAY
PURPLE RONNIE    Book Number: 90818
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A companion to For My One True Love code 90817, we adore the cartoons of Purple Ronnie with his simple line art characters with the most expressive faces, here presented in book form with over 100 ...
GASHLYCRUMB TINIES: Collector's Edition Slipcased
EDWARD GOREY    Book Number: 90819
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This pocket-sized masterpiece comes in a special slipcase with ribbon. Edward Gorey was the master of the macabre, and The Gashlycrumb Tinies was his masterpiece, a doom-laden abecedary of infant ...
MONTY PYTHON SPEAKS! Revised and Updated Edition
DAVID MORGAN    Book Number: 90823
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With their dead parrots, holy grails and spam, Monty Python revolutionised comedy for the rest of the world and ushered in a new brand of surrealist comedy - a stream-of-consciousness sketch show t...
YORKSHIRE TRANSVESTITE FOUND DEAD ON EVEREST
MIKE HARDING    Book Number: 90769
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Writer, photographer, stand-up comic and folk musician Mike Harding has written a monthly column for 'The Great Outdoors' Britain's premier backpacking and trekking magazine for a number of years. ...
ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE: A Sortabiography
ERIC IDLE    Book Number: 90850
Published price: £20
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Eric Idle is one of the funniest people to ever draw breath. How did a lad, born in South Shields during the war, who lost his RAF dad in a freak accident after the end of hostilities and was sent...
VARGIC'S MISCELLANY OF CURIOUS MAPS
MARTIN VARGIC    Book Number: 90794
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Advances like aeroplanes, the Internet and telephone communications have made our world smaller, but we still need maps to navigate the unchartered waters of further development. Trade requires na...
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