Our Christmas Top Picks: Humour Books

Our Christmas Top Picks: Humour Books

Five at the Office Christmas Party

Enid Blyton’s books are beloved the world over and The Famous Five have been the perennial favourite of her fans. Now, in this new series of Enid Blyton for Grown-Ups, George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy are given the task of organizing the Christmas party for cousin Rupert’s failing company.

People at Work: The Rock Star

People at Work: The Rock Star – a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris.This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

Viz Annual: The Jester’s Shoes 2018

Viz – The Jester’s Shoes is the 33rd annual from Britain’s funniest magazine, and is a fantastic 25% bigger than its predecessors, it is a 200-page romp through the best of issues 242 to 251.

Little Miss Shy Goes Online Dating

Little Miss Shy likes being single and loves nothing more than staying in with a good book. But her mother feels quite differently and she reluctantly decides to give online dating a try. Will one of the Mr Men be her Mr Right?

Private Eye Annual

The Private Eye Annual 2017 present’s the year’s best cartoons, jokes and spoofs from the UK’s best selling satirical magazine. Illustrated in colour throughout with cartoons, sketches and photo-bubbles.

What I Learnt: What My Listeners Say – and Why We Should Take Notice

In a book punctuated by vivid anecdotes and laugh-out-loud moments, Jeremy Vine explains what it’s like to hit a button and hear – totally unvarnished and unspun – the voices of so-called ordinary people. And why they are not so ordinary after all.

The Ladybird Book of The Quiet Night In

The Ladybird Book of the Quiet Night In – a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris.This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The Infinite Monkey Cage: How to Build a Universe

The Infinite Monkey Cage, the legendary BBC Radio 4 programme, brings you this irreverent celebration of scientific marvels. Join us on a hectic leap through the grand and bizarre ideas conjured up by human imagination, from dark matter to consciousness via neutrinos and earthworms.

See Ya Later

Alright guys? It’s me, Arron. Or as some people call me, ‘that guy with the phone, the skinny jeans and the really fat head on Facebook’.In a world that seems to be freefalling without a parachute towards utter chaos, I’m here to remind you that when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

Your Guide to Hell

Brexit … Trump … Syria … The Chilcot Enquiry … and now a vicious General Election: it’s not been a good year for the world. Luckily Frankie Boyle is here with his own biting brand of satire, to guide us through this political wasteland we all call home.

You Can’t Spell America Without Me

Political satire as deeper truth: Donald Trump’s presidential memoir, as recorded by two world-renowned Trump scholars, and experts on greatness generally “I have the best words, beautiful words, as everybody has been talking and talking about for a long time.

Paul O’Grady’s Country Life

Paul O’Grady’s Country Life for the first time gives a glimpse into the home life of one of Britain’s best loved stars, alongside the animals he adores. Brilliantly funny and full of classic stories, Paul O’Grady’s Country Life is your armchair guide to the wonders and horrors of rural existence.

The Panther In My Kitchen

Brian Blessed has a lifelong love of animals and over the years has rescued cats and dogs, horses and ponies, and even a very ungrateful fighting cock. Written with all of Brian’s ebullience, The Panther in My Kitchen is a laugh-out-loud, life-affirming book about the joy animals bring and why we should care for them.

Little Miss Busy Surviving Motherhood

Little Miss Busy hadn’t always been so busy. She used to enjoy lazy weekends and leisurely lie-ins. But then she had kids. Now her life is a constant juggle of demands and pressure to be the perfect mum. How does Little Miss Busy do it?

The Ladybird Book of The New You

The Ladybird Book of the New You – a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris.This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

Hurrah for Gin

Brilliantly illustrated with Katie Kirby’s unique stick man drawings and told in the same outrageously funny way, The Daily Struggles of Archie Adams, Aged 2 1/4 once again takes on the highs and lows of family life, this time it’s one opinionated boy having his say.

Five Go Down Under

The Famous Five have gone on their greatest adventure yet – a trip Down Under to Oz for some gap year fun. But will it be the adventure they had hoped for?

Jonathan Pie: Off The Record

In Off The Record, bitter and twisted leftie news reporter Jonathan Pie picks ten of the world’s worst wankers and tears them apart. Here you’ll find the answers to some difficult questions.

The Ladybird Book of The Nerd

The Ladybird Book of the Nerd – a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris.This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

Me. You. A Diary

This is Dawn French’s fabulous new non-fiction book for 2017, and it’s totally interactive: take a lovely ramble through the year together with Dawn. Think of it as Dawn’s diary, personalized by you . . . perfection.

How to be Champion

Part autobiography, part self help, part confession, part celebration of being a common-or-garden woman, part collection of synonyms for nunny, Sarah Millican’s debut book delves into her super normal life with daft stories, funny tales and proper advice on how to get past life’s blips.

147 Things

From YouTube superstar, TV presenter, model and fact-obsessive over-sharer Jim Chapman comes a hilarious users guide to the universe. In 147 Things, Jim takes us on a whistle-stop tour of the best bits of everything, from the mind-blowing to the ridiculous.

The Grand Tour

The world is a big place full of interesting things. And The Grand Tour has seen some of them. That’s why few people are better placed to lead you around this vast planet of ours than Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May.

How it Works: The Sister

How it Works: The Sister – a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris.This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

Five Get On the Property Ladder

Enid Blyton’s books are beloved the world over and The Famous Five have been the perennial favourite of her fans. Now, in this new series of Enid Blyton for Grown-Ups, George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy turn their attention to finding a property they can call their very own.

The World Cup Of Everything

In The World Cup Of Everything Richard Osman* gives you and your friends the chance to vote on some of the most controversial, and funniest arguments of our time.

Five Escape Brexit Island

Escape first, talk about politics later!’ said George.From the author of Number One Christmas bestseller, Five on Brexit Island, join the Five in their next hilarious adventure in this bestselling series for grown-ups!

The Ladybird Book of The Big Night Out

The Ladybird Book of the Big Night Out – a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris.This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The Unmumsy Mum

The Unmumsy Mum writes candidly about motherhood like it really is: the messy, maddening, hilarious reality, how there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach and how it is sometimes absolutely fine to not know what you are doing.

Mr Happy and the Office Party

Mr Happy is usually a very happy fellow. But the morning after the office party, he doesn’t feel so happy. In fact, he loses his smile. It couldn’t be that bad, could it?

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! 2018

Following hot on the heels of last year’s Top 10 bestseller, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! 2018 offers a completely new assortment of strange-but-true facts and amazing stories!

The Smile that Wins

This collection contains two of the best Jeeves stories, in which the gentleman’s gentleman endeavours to smooth over Bertie Wooster’s relentless haplessness.

Goodbye to All Cats

The irrepressible Ukridge gives con men a bad name. Looking like an animated blob of mustard in his bright yellow raincoat, he invests time, passion and energy (but seldom actual cash) in a series of increasingly bizarre money-making schemes.

The Ladybird Book of the Ex

he Ladybird Book of the Ex – a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris.This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

Alexei Sayle’s Imaginary Sandwich Bar

Alexei Sayle reveals his true vocation: proprietor of an imaginary sandwich shop. Blending politics, comedy, philosophy and memoir, this is the Godfather of Alternative Comedy at his most anarchic and irresistibly entertaining.

How it Works: The Brother

How it Works: The Brother – a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris.This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

Me Life Story

Hiya, my name’s Scarlett Moffatt and I love random facts. Almost as much as I love sitting on me sofa. You might know me best from my most famous and celebrated sit thus far on the I’m A Celebrity throne.

The Diary of Two Nobodies

In The Diary of Two Nobodies, you will have the unique opportunity to discover, first hand, what occurs when a man who sees himself as a cross between Mr Bean and Basil Fawlty shares his life with a woman who identifies closely with the Queen.

The Ladybird Book of Balls

The Ladybird Book of Balls – The subject of sport gets the Ladybird treatment from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris.This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

Five Get Gran Online

The Five go north to see their grandmother – Granny Barnard – who they haven’t caught up with for many years, since she remarried. She is alone over the Easter weekend and so the Five decide to look after and reconnect.

How it Works: The Baby

How it Works: The Baby – a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris.This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

Mr Greedy Eats Clean to Get Lean

Mr Greedy loves to eat, but when everyone around him seems to be juicing and exercising, he decides it’s time to make some changes. Will Mr Greedy get lean with the help of his friends?

Little Me: My life from A-Z

Hello there. Welcome to my autobiography. I see they’ve made my teeth whiter in the photo, so that’s good. Throughout this book I talk about my life and work, including Little Britain, Come Fly With Me, Bridesmaids, Les Miserables, Alice In Wonderland and, of course, Shooting Stars.

The Grip of Film

Gordy LaSure’s passionate about film. The voyage of this book can be categorised as an attempt to understand How In Hell Film Works. Why are some films bad, and some films terrible?How come just a handful of films (Titanic, Porky’s, Dirty Harry) are any good at all?

How Not To Be a Boy

Hilarious and heartbreaking, How Not To Be a Boy explores the relationships that made Robert who he is as a man, the lessons we learn as sons and daughters, and the understanding that sometimes you aren’t the Luke Skywalker of your life – you’re actually Darth Vader.

Christmas (Haynes Explains)

A light-hearted and entertaining take on the classic workshop manual, it contains everything you’d expect to see including exploded views, flow charts, fault diagnosis and the odd wiring diagram.

A Ladybird First Grown-Up Picture Book

A Ladybird First Grown-Up Picture Book – a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris.This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

Five Go Bump in the Night

Enid Blyton’s books are beloved the world over and The Famous Five have been the perennial favourite of her fans. Now, in this new series of Enid Blyton for Grown-Ups, Julian, George, Dick, Anne,and Timmy go camping in the deep dark woods.

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