Cautionary Tales Addison, Chris

Cautionary Tales

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DESCRIPTION :
These are dark days. The world is seething with imbeciles and poltroons. Everywhere the careless and thoughtless are charging about the place in hulking 4x4s, or inviting Channel 4 to come around rather than clean their own homes. So comedian Chris Addison has written CAUTIONARY TALES FOR GROWN-UPS - poems in the style of Hilaire Belloc or Struwelpeter, to illustrate the dangers of modern behaviour. The tales include: * The Gloucestershire Horse Club, Who posed Naked for a Charity Calendar. * Phillip, who talked only in Management Speak * Myfanwy, Who answered an Email from a Nigerian Bank Manager * and Fiona and Dave, who had a Wacky Wedding Sparklingly wicked and cunningly illustrated, this is a hilarious Struwelpeter for the twenty-first century.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780340920701
BY (AUTHOR) Addison, Chris
PUBLISHER : Hodder & Stoughton PUBLICATION DATE : October 19, 2006
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Hardback
DIMENSION : 211 mm x 146 mm
WEIGHT : 250 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Lifestyle, Hobbies & Leisure
DESCRIPTION : These are dark days. The world is seething with imbeciles and poltroons. Everywhere the careless and thoughtless are charging about the place in hulking 4x4s, or inviting Channel 4 to come around rather than clean their own homes. So comedian Chris Addison has written CAUTIONARY TALES FOR GROWN-UPS - poems in the style of Hilaire Belloc or Struwelpeter, to illustrate the dangers of modern behaviour. The tales include: * The Gloucestershire Horse Club, Who posed Naked for a Charity Calendar. * Phillip, who talked only in Management Speak * Myfanwy, Who answered an Email from a Nigerian Bank Manager * and Fiona and Dave, who had a Wacky Wedding Sparklingly wicked and cunningly illustrated, this is a hilarious Struwelpeter for the twenty-first century. PRODUCT DETAILS : ISBN : 9780340920701 BY (AUTHOR) Addison, Chris PUBLISHER : Hodder & Stoughton PUBLICATION DATE : October 19, 2006 COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Hodder & Stoughton Ltd LANGUAGE : English AGE : General PRODUCT FORM : Hardback DIMENSION : 211 mm x 146 mm WEIGHT : 250 g PRODUCT CATEGORY : Lifestyle, Hobbies & Leisure