Humour

Humour

Humour

Humour

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

 

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I-SPY PETS: When Human Friendship Is Not Enough
SAM JORDISON    Book Number: 84374
Published price: £4.99
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A grown-up version of the classic 1960s I-Spy books which have the same kind of format as the Ladybird small hardbacks. It is based on the simple concept "I spy with my little eye" game, but inste...
COMPLETE MAPP & LUCIA: Volume One
E.F. BENSON    Book Number: 65528
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Lucia is one of the great comic characters in English literature. Outrageously pretentious, hypocritical and snobbish, Queen Lucia, 'as by right divine' rules over the toy kingdom of 'Riseholme' ba...
DOUGH PORTRAITS
SOREN DAHLGAARD    Book Number: 85813
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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
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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
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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...
COMEDY IN TRAGEDY
OFFSHOOT    Book Number: 86739
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Match the quotes with their modern translation, Sudoku, how will Iago find Desdemona's handkerchief in the maze? Which ones die a tragic death? Answer: Romeo, Macbeth, Brutus, Othello, Hamlet, An...
DRESS YOUR FAMILY IN CORDUROY AND DENIM
DAVID SEDARIS    Book Number: 86567
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Sedaris plays in the snow with his sisters, goes on vacation with his family, gets jobs selling drinks, attends his brother's wedding, mops his sister's floor, gives directions to a lost traveller,...
NO MOOS IS GOOD MOOS: The Herald Diary
KEN SMITH    Book Number: 87338
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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....
SHAKESPEARE'S STRANGEST TALES
IAIN SPRAGG    Book Number: 87647
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Did you know that more than 200 operas are based on the works of Shakespeare, three alone from Verdi? The brouhaha about the Bard's sexuality all kicked off in 1780 when a chap called Edmund Malon...
LADYBIRD BOOK OF THE EX
JASON HAZELEY & JOEL MORRIS    Book Number: 88218
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In exactly the same format as the nostalgic original children's books in hardback and with full page gorgeous colour illustrations to the right, in a large clear script and with careful choice of w...
ADVENTURES OF AZUKI THE MINIATURE HEDGEHOG
SHUICHI TSUNODA    Book Number: 88990
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The much-loved Japanese miniature hedgehog Azuki became an Instagram sensation with over 400,000 followers but sadly died in January 2019. Here is a collection of adorable photographs of him and h...
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
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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...
POSTCARD FROM THE PAST: A Collection of the Funniest
COMPILED BY TOM JACKSON    Book Number: 89071
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Adoringly written, come rain or shine, a postcard offers our fondest (and sometimes funniest) memories to our loved ones. The author has amassed his weirdest, most moving and amusing postcards from...
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...
ENID BLYTON: FIVE FORGET MOTHER'S DAY
BRUNO VINCENT    Book Number: 89514
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Enid Blyton for grown-ups, we have two more in the series which have proved popular with our readers. Tongue-in-cheek and nostalgic, rewritten for the modern audience, join Julian, George, Dick, A...
ENID BLYTON: FIVE GO ON A STRATEGY AWAY DAY
BRUNO VINCENT    Book Number: 89515
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Enid Blyton for grown-ups we have two more in this popular series with nostalgic line art and original looking format from our schooldays. Let the games begin. Personality tests, communication sk...
ALL NEW DAD JOKES
DAD SAYS JOKES    Book Number: 89595
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'Getting my toy drone stuck up in a tree wasn't the worst thing that happened to me today. But it's up there.' 'My dad said I always loved alphabet soup when I was young. But it was just him putti...
MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS HIDDEN TREASURES
ADRIAN BESLEY    Book Number: 89695
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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...
BEST OF PUNCH CARTOONS: 2000 Humour Classics
EDITED BY HELEN WALASEK    Book Number: 89895
Published price: £35
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Punch is a national treasure, a British institution that has amused generations of readers for over 160 years. This is the largest selection of cartoons ever published in one entire volume celebra...
ALISON JACKSON: STERN FOTOGRAFIE
EDITED BY JOHANNES ERLER    Book Number: 89711
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A Princess Diana lookalike stares straight out of the picture and gives us the finger, Prince Charles sits at an easel measuring up a fig-leafed Camilla for his watercolour, while with impeccable d...
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...
MANY FACES OF SNOOPY
CHARLES M. SCHULZ    Book Number: 90129
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Everyone's favourite cartoon canine sports hip black shades as Joe Cool, soars the skies as the Flying Ace to bring down the Red Baron, argues a brilliant court case as the fearless Legal Beagle, a...
WALLACE & GROMIT: Cranking Contraptions Manual 2
DEREK SMITH    Book Number: 90161
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Beloved inventors, entrepreneurs and television presenters, Wallace and Gromit have agreed to open up 20 more ingenious inventions for perusal. This manual will guide you through the machinations o...
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