For the first time, Tommy Cooper's biographer, writer and producer, John Fisher, collects between two covers the cream of the comedian's personal archives, with photographs, memorabilia and documents that have never been seen before. Had Cooper ke... read more
|Author:||C. T. Grey|
Hurt me!' she begged, raising her skirt as she bent over the workbench. 'Very well,' I replied, 'You've got fat ankles and no dress sense.' Colin Grey's life was happy and simple until the day everything changed - the day his wife rea... read more
These days we feel almost as young at fifty as we did at thirty - give or take the odd twinge. However, we are also becoming increasingly aware that the cradle is a lot further off than the grave. Is this the moment to start shaking things up a bit? The last chance to realize tho... read more
A journal that includes a cover featuring pot leaves and colourful, trippy backgrounds. It features one-colour design throughout the interior.
A hand gesture is arguably the most effective form of expression, whether you re defaming a friend s mother or telling a perfect stranger to get lost. Learn how to go beyond just flipping the bird with this illustrated guide to rude hand gestures all around the world, fr... read more
Many of the phrases we use everyday are so woven into our vocabulary that we never think to question their origin or meaning. How often we comfort the broken-hearted with the reassurance that there are plenty more fish in the sea , or ruin a surprise by letting the cat out of... read more
In today's busy world, where text-speak seems to be the prevalent form of written English, and the average teenager can barely form a proper sentence without using the numbers '4' or '8' as substitutes for letters, is the pun becoming an endangered species? As a society we have ... read more
William Shakespeare. Abraham Lincoln. Santa Claus. Behind (well, slightly in front of) every great man, lies a great beard. And now you too can join the ranks of the most illustrious beard-sporting gentlemen of history. Find out what each beard says about its wearer, which o... read more
|Series:||Quirk Fiction Ser.|
|Reading Level:||very good|
A rag-tag group of Trekkies are en route to an annual Star Trek convention. Arriving with homemade uniforms, glued-on prosthetics, and plastic phasers, these fanboys know more than any rational adult should know about Kirk, Spock, Next Generation, particle physics, black holes, and Ricardo Montalban.
Fatherhood is full of ups and downs, quirks and crises. But there is always humor to be found Featuring 60 all-new cartoons from Andy Riley, Beer Makes Daddy Strong shows the world just how great dads can be: Daddy knows all the best car games ("Who can stay quiet the longest... read more
"Keep Calm and Carry On" was a WWII government poster discovered in a dusty box nine years ago. Though it never saw the light of day in 1939 (it was only supposed to go up if Britain was invaded), it has suddenly struck a chord in our current difficu... read more
The shed is a place where men can find sanctuary from the demands of everyday life, and is one of the last remaining untouched bastions of maleness. With Blokes, Jokes & Sheds, Chris Slane takes an affectionate and humorous look at this enduring icon of blokedom. Featuring sheds ... read more