With his mum in hospital and stressed at school, thanks to his awful teacher, Jamie thinks life can't possibly get any worse...until he meets a lollipop lady who thinks she's a fairy godmother! It's all nonsense, of course; there's no such thing as magic. So why do wishes suddenly start coming true, with disastrous consequences? Jamie and his friend, Taz, attempt to solve the mystery, but the solution is far more bizarre than they could ever imagine.
Paperback. Pub Date: 1995 Pages: 192 Publisher: Puffin Books A collection of nine quirky. Bizarre and very funny short stories.
Laugh alert! The second illustrated joke book starring the curious, fearless, crazy Rabbids will have you cracking up! Hold on to your plungers Hide your toilet brushes Because the Rabbids are coming! They ve already invaded the planet we humans call home, and now they re taking over this joke book! Get ready to guffaw as they invade the funny farm, the gym class jokes, and even the potty humor pages! Rabbid or not, here they come! This book includes black-and-white (and Rabbid all over!) illustrations throughout.
What made the Romans laugh? Was ancient Rome a carnival, filled with practical jokes and hearty chuckles? Or was it a carefully regulated culture in which the uncontrollable excess of laughter was a force to fear a world of wit, irony, and knowing smiles? How did Romans make sense of laughter? What role did it play in the world of the law courts, the imperial palace, or the spectacles of the arena? Laughter in Ancient Rome explores one of the most intriguing, but also trickiest, of historical subjects.