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  • FIVEC
    Bruno Vincent
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    Enid Blyton for Grown-ups is a hilarious new series that finds George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy the dog facing a host of new challenges that will resonate with adults. In this book, they test themselves to see if they can go for a full month without touching any booze.

    The Five old friends think it will be easy to give up alcohol for charity for four weeks but they're soon surprised by how difficult this seemingly simple task is. The days are longer, they're getting to see each other for who they really are and the empty laughter of conversation is getting harder to fake.

    They're fully aware they're saving money and losing weight but the world itself is turning into something quite slow and dreary. Soon the friends are snapping at each other - and then they fight. Is this the challenge to defeat The Famous Five once and for all?
  • FIVEA
    Bruno Vincent
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    Enid Blyton for Grown-ups is a hilarious new series that finds George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy the dog facing a host of new challenges that will resonate with adults. In this book, the gang face what could be their toughest task yet - parenthood.

    With all the missions they've completed in the past, you'd have thought that bringing up a baby would be kid's play for The Five. However, when they find themselves looking after Cousin Rupert and his wife's baby, they have to deal with all sorts of issues - from fear to tiredness and responsibility.

    They have no idea if what they're doing is right or why the baby is crying. They use Dr Google constantly and are frustrated by the responses that range from 'don't worry about it' to 'rush her to the A & E'. Soon, the Five are reduced to trembling wrecks and all of them are quietly seething. Could this be an adventure too far?
  • FIVED
    Bruno Vincent
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    Enid Blyton for Grown-ups is a hilarious new series that finds George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy the dog facing a host of new challenges that will resonate with adults. In this book, they confront a brand new challenge - can they understand what a 'strategy away day' actually is?

    The Five have been sent on their greatest adventure yet and it's one that they've been assured will make them an even better team. They're booked in a nice hotel right next to the jolly motorway services and are taught a host of team-building exercises by a nice (but somewhat depressed) man.

    But then they come across some sneaky messages. Is there are a smuggler's plot afoot? Or is it just office gossip. This laugh-out-loud book is perfect for anyone who just can't stand office jargon.
  • FIVEB
    Bruno Vincent
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    Enid Blyton for Grown-ups is a hilarious new series that finds George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy the dog facing a host of new challenges that will resonate with adults. In this book, they confront a brand new challenge - is it possible to get a gluten-free cream tea?

    The Five are all feeling rather rum and whatever they do in their attempts to get better doesn't seem to work. As they try to cure themselves, all sorts of terrifying issues occur. Julian goes online and self-diagnoses that he has pancreatic cancer and bird flu, Anne decides to have herself exorcised, Dick goes to witch doctor who calls himself a 'homeopath' and George is the one who discovers they need to go on an exclusion diet - hence the group enter a world of hard-to-find and maddeningly expensive specialist food.
  • FIVEE
    Bruno Vincent
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    Enid Blyton for Grown-ups is a hilarious new series that finds George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy the dog facing a host of new challenges that will resonate with adults. In this book, they face perhaps their toughest challenge yet - will their friendship be able to survive the trials and tribulations of the Brexit referendum?

    On the night of the referendum, the gang have retired to Kirrin Island to escape the rancour of public debate and enjoy some fresh air and sunshine. George is in favour of remain while Julian is a 'Brexiteer'. As the gang camp out, things get heated when George rigs up a satellite link with the mainland so they can keep up to date and then things take a turn for the worse when her initial hope that remainers triumph proves premature...

    Meanwhile, a violent storm whips up and as the new day dawns , George declares that Brexit means Kirin Island is also exiting Britain. But there's far too much red tape to get through for everyone to live happily ever after...
  • PHOW
    Richard Osman
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    Richard Osman and Alexander Armstrong present their very own account of times gone by in A Pointless History of the World.

    Told with their trademark humour, this is a step-by-step journey that takes you from the Big Bang to the fall of the Roman Empire and from the evolution of language all the way through to Last of the Summer Wine.

    Taking you on a journey through time and space, the essays are interspersed with questions from Pointless, everyone's favourite TV quiz show.
  • PRWL
    Rupert Fawcett
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    The Off the Leash books have had dog lovers howling with laughter, but now Rupert Fawcett is turning his attention to cats - and the results are just as purr-fect!

    A very funny book for any cat lover, On the Prowl has been inspired by the popular Facebook page and features a host of brilliantly observed and touchingly true cartoons about feline life.

    We've all wondered what a cat thinks when they suddenly attack us while sitting on our laps or just where they go on their travels, and this book gives a hilarious insight. It reveals the inner thoughts of every size, shape and breed.
  • SANN 7 years +
    Matt Groening
    7 years +
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    Springfield's favourite dysfunctional family star in in this 2017 annual.

    Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie all feature along with many of the famous residents and the stories are sure to have any fan laughing their head off.
  • GLSV
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    A Book People favourite for many years and a man voted the best cartoonist of the 20th century on many occasions, we're delighted to bring you the 2017 edition of the Giles compilation.

    A book celebrating the 70th anniversary of the beloved character Grandma's first appearance, it is full of cartoons from the Express and Sunday Express archives.

    Witty and irreverent, the 150 cartoons in the keepsake hardback still remain relevant today and offer a light-hearted look at a number of social issues.
  • AG1077
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    Accompanying Rules for My Son, this book looks at how you can spread fatherly advice in an attempt to ensure your daughter grows into a confident young woman.

    Harking back to an era when father knew best and was never questioned, the humorous advice, tips and quotes cover everything from internet dating ('never trust a profile pic') to family life and inspirations.

    Very witty, this book celebrates the bond between father and daughter and is presented in hardback, making it a great gift for fathers, fathers-to-be and anyone else who loves families.
  • AG1078
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    If you have a newborn who you are desperate to see grow into a 'Good Man' - industrious, thoughtful, charming and well-dressed - this collection of traditional, funny and important advice will prove invaluable.

    Among the rules are that men should never, ever wear sandals, the fact that letters can come in very handy and there are even some handy hangover cures (who knew a dip in the ocean would be so good for you?).

    Based on a hit blog and presented in hardback, this is a great gift for dads, dads-to-be and even sons. It evokes back to simpler times when Father knew best and no one questioned his rules...
  • SKRB
    Mitchell Beazley
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    Brought to you by the people behind Sock Club London - a members-only club that has been established to elevate and champion men's hosiery - this book reveals the 10 essential rules when it comes to wearing socks.

    Clearly, socks are a very serious business. But like any kind of fashion and style, there are many pitfalls to be aware of. This book will help you avoid making any fashion faux pas with your hosiery. It reveals the style of socks that best complement brogues; explains whether patterned socks are permissible with sneakers; and even tells you just how high you should rule your trouser legs up.

    All told with a knowing sense of humour, the book establishes clear guidelines for every single aspect of the sock world.
  • MPSL
    Michael Palin
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    Have you ever wondered what happened to the young fellow from Malta who bought his grandfather an alter? How about the camper called Jack who found a huge snack in his pack? And there's also an eccentric landowner called Grey that spent Christmas in a very strange way...

    All written by the ever-popular and intrepid Michael Palin, this Sackful of Limericks will give you further information - and hilarious answers - to all these tales. There are so many other limericks that will bring a smile to your face, too.

    Illustrated by Tony Ross, this is a laugh-out-loud collection of limericks that are wondrously witty and fabulously festive.
  • SVNT
    Muir Gray
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    By keeping your brain ticking and staying fit, and with some good fortune, you can live a fulfilling and active life well into your 90s. Sod Seventy! The Guide to Living Well can help you along the way..

    Part-exercise book, part-manifesto for healthier and happier living, the book reveals how to shake off stereotypes, feel empowered and live life to the full as you enter pensionable age. It covers everything from the art of body maintenance to the importance of choosing the right healthcare.

    Written by doctor and health advisor Muir Gray, who is in his 70s and certainly practises what he preaches, the book is completely accessible and practical for anyone in this age range. It also features funny illustrations from David Mostyn, a cartoonist from the Beano.
  • SXTY
    Muir Gray
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    Your 60s are often seen as the 'turning point' decade. They can be used to take stock and make simple lifestyle and attitude changes that can have a hugely positive impact later on.

    Sod Sixty! is a fun and friendly guide to help you navigate your way through this important decade. It has a very personal approach and will show you how to get fitter, eat healthier and juggle looking after yourself with the responsibilities of family, friends and work.

    It is packed with achievable, practical and realistic strategies to help you improve your health and well-being.
  • SIEW
    Anita Bean
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    Based on the principles of the Mediterranean diet and backed up by the latest scientific research, Sod It! Eat Well is a book that will give you all the help and knowledge you need when it comes to making the right food choices in your 60s, 70s and beyond.

    Not a dieting plan, the book will help you make subtle changes to your eating habits and then have all the details you need to make informed, healthy food decisions. It will also provide answers to today's puzzling food questions including 'are eggs good for me?' and 'is sugar really that bad?

    An illustrated book, the personal, nutritional advice is complemented by easy-to-follow recipes for every meal of the day.
  • FEXA
    Richard Benson
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    We can all remember sitting exams: the long nights reading and re-reading through our textbooks, the frantic last-minute 'cramming', the tremendous sense of foreboding kindly provided by the ticking - the relentless ticking! - clock as it counts down the little time you have left...

    One thing you will not have had the opportunity to enjoy, though, is some of the outrageous howlers given as answers by your classmates. Containing some of the funniest and downright bizarre answers from English, geography, history and science exams, F in Exams does just that!

    Presented in an all-new, bumper edition that fans of the 'F in...' series will no doubt love, the laugh-out-loud book is providing a little comfort for those sitting their exams - and is equally entertaining for those who no longer have to worry about them.
  • AG1022
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    Following a 30-year career writing amusing, deadpan and subversive greetings cards, Cath Tate is the perfect person to give the lowdown on what it means to be a mother by combining quips with all-too familiar images.

    In this quirky and hilarious book, she embraces all aspects of motherhood - from that first terrifying journey home from the hospital with your screeching bundle of joy through to the teenage tantrums and what life is like once children have flown the nest.

    She even has a quote to describe what it's like when you realise you've turned into your own mother...
  • AG1023
    Cath Tate
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    Loved for her witty and subversive views of the world that are laid bare on many greetings cards, Cath Tate is a writer so many people love. This book captures her best observations on men.

    A perfect gift for the man in your life, or perhaps an unsuspecting bride-to-be, brings together timeless observations and one-liners.

    It's packed with mirth-making images of men in all their ridiculous glory and insights into the mysterious way their minds work, this is a perfect reflection of modern-day manhood.
  • POLW
    Steven Gauge
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    From Winston Churchill's 'History will be kind to me for I intend to write it' to General Sir Walter Walker's quip 'Britain has invented a new missile. It's called the civil servant. It doesn't work and it can't be fired', this book examines some of the most famous and hilarious quips and quotes from the world of politics...

    Politics is always a heated point of discussion and this book focuses on the witty one-liners, back-handed wisdom and clever quips from the world of UK politics. Sure to have any reader prepared to take on the opposition in at-home debates, this book brings you hundreds of politics-related quotes that range from the brilliantly funny to the thoroughly philosophical.

    Compiled by author Steven Gauge, Political Wit: Quips and Quotes from the Back Benches and Beyond is a laugh-out-loud book that has a witty quote for every occasion. A sure-fire way to please any fans of Steven Gauge's other books, including Old Git Wit, Football Wit and Brit Wit, this side-splitting title gets our vote.
  • ARHAU
    Sophie Kinsella
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    To Las Vegas ...and beyond! Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) is on a major rescue mission! Hollywood was full of surprises, and now she's on a road trip to Las Vegas to help her friends and family. She's determined to get to the bottom of why her dad has mysteriously disappeared, help her best friend Suze and even bond with Alicia Bitch Long-legs (maybe...). As Becky discovers just how much her friends and family need help, she comes up with her biggest, boldest, most brilliant plan yet! So can she save the day just when they need her most? Becky is setting out to make things right in this laugh-out-loud, feel-good conclusion to her American adventure that began with SHOPAHOLIC TO THE STARS.
  • SWLS
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    Collecting together the very best one-liners from two previous Mock The Week books, this is the funniest and rudest book you'll read for a long time!

    Featuring categories that will have you in stitches, from Unsuccessful Personal Ads, Greetings Cards That Wouldn't Sell, and Unlikely Medicinal Labels, to Unlikely Crossword Clues and Lines You'd Never See In A James Bond Book, you know you can count on the witty geniuses behind Mock The Week to provide you with plenty of answers to make you laugh out loud.

    Filled with enough jokes and gags to fill an entire new series, Mock The Week: 1001 Scenes We'd Like To See will have you crying in hysterics and cringing awkwardly, from one turn of a page to the next.
  • CYBI
    Caroline West
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    If you know someone who likes their facts to be disgusting, bizarre, peculiar and downright funny, Can You Believe It? is the book for them.

    A collection of the funniest, grimiest, grossest and most outrageous facts you are ever likely to have the misfortune to hear (believe us, once you've read them you can't un-read them!), each will have readers scratching their head in disbelief and laughing out loud at the randomness of it all.

    From decapitated cockroaches to sweaty feet, shark attacks and hundreds more weird and wonderful facts and pieces of trivia, the book will literally have those lucky (or unlucky) enough to read it shouting 'Oh my god!'
  • APKAU
    Bill Bryson
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    Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to celebrate the green and kindly island that had become his adopted country. The hilarious book that resulted, Notes from a Small Island, was taken to the nation's heart and became the bestselling travel book ever, and was also voted in a BBC poll the book that best represents Britain. Now, to mark the twentieth anniversary of that modern classic, Bryson makes a brand-new journey round Britain to see what has changed. Following (but not too closely) a route he dubs the Bryson Line, from Bognor Regis to Cape Wrath, by way of places that many people never get to at all, Bryson sets out to rediscover the wondrously beautiful, magnificently eccentric, endearingly unique country that he thought he knew but doesn't altogether recognize any more. Yet, despite Britain's occasional failings and more or less eternal bewilderments, Bill Bryson is still pleased to call our rainy island home. And not just because of the cream teas, a noble history, and an extra day off at Christmas. Once again, with his matchless homing instinct for the funniest and quirkiest, his unerring eye for the idiotic, the endearing, the ridiculous and the scandalous, Bryson gives us an acute and perceptive insight into all that is best and worst about Britain today.