Australia's best-loved cartoonist and social commentator, Michael Leunig, stirs up the dirt and explores everything that is dark and hidden First published 1998.
Happily, this plague of funny signs shows no sign of abating and this third collection is the silliest and fruitiest yet. "Signspotting 3" will bring whoops of glee to even the most stalwart misery.
In April 2003, after twenty years of servicing a nation's requirements for battery rechargers and motorised tie holders, time was called on the original Innovations catalogue. With its sad demise, a host of products designed solely to ease our troubled lives ceased to be so readily available. The Chin-Gym for instance, a meta... read more
'So if I keep not coming in, you're going to start not paying me?' Had enough of work already? Thought so. In which case, this brilliant little book should be kept on your desk at all times, to cheer you up at a moment's notice. Collecting together the very best work-themed jokes from the creators of Channel 4's cult comedy s... read more
Book of humourous rhymes. 136 pages The author of I Think the Clouds are Cotton Wool also believes the Moon to be a giant lamp, low tides to be evidence of thirsty whales, rugby to reducible to a series of mathematical formulae and the word pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis to be an acceptable basis for a rhymi... read more
Now in full-color format, this classic collection contains hilarious cartoons of the irrepressible Garfield scoring victories for gluttony, lethargy, and felines and includes Garfield's own opinionated biography of his creator and his unique history of dogs. Original.
Invaluable advice on questions such as: What are the consequences of hitting a jellyfish with a spade? Should you cross your bridge when someone else is burning it? In breaststroke what do you do with your head when it's underwater? And most crucial of all, what is the best way of establishing a queue when you are the fir... read more
Edward Gorey meets The Bunny Suicides in a murderously funny tale from the creator of It's Happy BunnyFrom the creator of the hugely successful It's Happy Bunny franchise comes a little piece of work named Cherise, who may be, it turns out, a not-so-nice niece. In the tradition of Edward Gorey's The Gashlycrumb Tinies, Jim Be... read more
Lu-Tze is a senior History Monk, also known as Sweeper. Although thought to be 800 years old, there are some who claim he is older yet ...5,200 years older, in fact, because for the History Monks, time is a resource to manipulate, and they do ...Lu-Tze, a bald, yellow-toothed little man with a wispy beard, has a faintly amiab... read more
Scuba-Diving Dogs, Beerbrellas, Musical Toothpaste, and Other Patented Strokes of Genius - A hilarious compendium of the wackiest gadgets ever invented! After months of research at the U.S. Patent Office ? the repository of delightfully improbable dreams ? Richard Ross amassed a collection of some of the most unique, od... read more
|Author:||William Cook (ed)|
Peter Cook and Dudley Moore are still commonly regarded as the greatest comic double act that Great Britain has ever produced. Today it's impossible to imagine modern sketch shows without them. If you're a fan of Monty Python, The Comic Strip or The Fast Show, then you're a fan of Cook and Moore. This collection of their work... read more
Packed with the emotions of a turbulent era, here is the story of Dave Garrowunway in his fight with the ape...Shermlock Shomes in the Hound of the Basketballs and many others. This MAD Reader is one you will want to read and treasure as a keepsake. Afterwards, it can be used for wrapping fish.
Have you ever wondered why baths are designed to grip nicely when dry but become hip-shatteringly slippery when wet? How you can be as rich as Bill Gates? This is a collection of observations which explore some of the important questions in life.
|Author:||Christopher Matthew (decorations by David Eccles)|
Barely had the first copies of Christopher Matthew's Now We Are Sixty landed in the bookshops when people started to ask when he was going to write a sequel. To his surprise the temptation to try his hand at a few more poems (particularly based on originals he hadn't tackled before, such as the Emperor's Rhyme or Sneezles) pr... read more
A celebration of the single girl's life told in uproarious and uplifting haiku and illustrations guaranteed to make any woman of any age, single or otherwise, laugh out loud and forget her troubles. Unsolicited relationship advice from relatives, disastrous dates, men who wear thumb rings, and the moments of deep satisfaction... read more
A pocket-sized collection of food-themed Simon's Cat cartoons selected from the first two Simon's Cat books. In full colour for the very first time and featuring 10 brand new cartoons, Simon's Cat is back, only smaller, cheaper and cuter.
The book everyone is talking about: How the French manage to raise well-behaved children and have a life!
Who hasn't noticed how well-behaved French children are, compared to our own? How come French babies sleep through the night? Why do French children happily eat what is put in front of them? How can French mothers ... read more
Forthcoming, January 2013
The "Best of Punch Cartoons in Colour" is a superb new book. This, the biggest collection of colour cartoons ever released from the original humour magazine that first published in 1841, is packed with beautiful artwork by some of the finest artists of the past two centuries. The page size is huge, showing the cartoon art and... read more