Bald is beautiful. Bald--natural and otherwise--is a fashion statement. And now, bald is fun. A delightful gift book for anyone who wears his chrome dome proudly, Baldies is part field guide, part guessing game, part exuberant celebration of the follicularly challenged. On each page is a full-col ...Show more
Category: Humour | Reading Level: General Adult
The night Dad had a few cheeky ones after work, forgot the milk and tripped over the rubbish, Mum called him A Wild Thing and said "Don't mind me!" and spent the rest of the night on the phone . . . In this hilarious, touching homage to Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are, a tired and emotional ...Show more
Walking sticks have had a bad press. For too long the walking stick has been portrayed as a workaday item of codgerism, a simple support for the aged and infirm. This is not the case. Possession of a walking stick opens up a whole gamut of opportunities beyond the simple 'leaning against' purpose. In 4 ...Show more
'Football is a game with 22 players, two linesmen and 20,000 referees.' Bob Monkhouse Treat your mates to a hearty half-time chuckle with this mini-collection of football humour - the very best quips and quotes for lovers of the beautiful game.
The day Mum didn't get dressed and went on strike, Dad called her 'a Wild Thing' and Mum said 'Cook your own dinner' and stomped off upstairs to have a bath . . . In this hilarious, touching homage to Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are, a worn-out mum finds herself floating across time and spac ...Show more
"Save water--drink wine." "Never eat healthy food. We so need all the preservatives we can get." Cheeky but charming, these books--one for men and one for women--bring together the best of Bev Williams' cartoons with selected witty quotations on food, wine, and growing old gracef ...Show more
A person kneels to contemplate a tree and to reflect upon the troubles and joys of life. The person imagines mornings and evenings in a great forest of prayers, swarming and teeming with life. The person is learning how to pray. Michael Leunig.
Celebrate Adrian Mole's 50th Birthday with this new double edition, featuring the first two books in the hilarious collection and see life through the spectacles of a misunderstood boy growing up in the early 1980s. Friday January 2nd I felt rotten today. It's my mother's fault for singing 'My Way' at t ...Show more
Instantly acquire all the knowledge you need to pass as an expert in the world of quantum physics from Bluffer's Guide to the Quantum Universe. Never again confuse a boson with a hadron, a fermion with a meson, or a photon with a lepton or an electron. If in doubt, always fall back on a bluffon.Bask in ...Show more
"A wickedly funny illustrated memoir by award-winning cartoonist Peter Bromhead. One of New Zealand's best-known cartoonists, Peter Bromhead has led a colourful life. In his satirical illustrated memoir, Bromhead, as he is affectionately known, shares his life in words and pictures. Packed with hilariou ...Show more
Category: Biography / Memoir
A charming, funny, poignant collection of twenty-three letters from Marcel Proust to his upstairs neighbour102 Boulevard Haussmann, an elegant address in Paris's eighth arrondissement.Upstairs lives Madame Williams, with her second husband and her harp. Downstairs lives Marcel Proust, trying to write In ...Show more