. Ideal for curling up with in the hammock or stretching out by the fire, these tales shine brightly any day of the year. Complete with a series of whimsical illustrations, The Sunny Side offers the perfect chance to rediscover this forgotten classic by one of our most cherished authors. From "odd verses" to "war sketches, " "summer days" to "Men of Letters, " Milne takes his readers from the stiff British drawing room to the irreverent joy of a boy's day at the beach.
The Sunny Side: Short Stories and Poems for Proper Grown-Ups #ad - A. Written for the satire magazine Punch, beguiling social insight, these brief stories and essays perfectly capture Milne's sly humor, and scathing wit. Milne.
The Cuckoos of Batch Magna The Batch Magna Chronicles Book 1Farrago #ad - Every sense was satisfied with the author’s beautiful descriptions of the Marches. Escape from the tarmac, concrete and relentlessness of life with this stunning book. An england that doesn’t exist but surely should. Reading this book was like sitting down for a nice long chat with an old friend. If you love writing that absorbs you into the landscape you will love this book.
It’s lyrical and very amusing, with all the charm of an old Ealing comedy. Batch magna is a place I would love to find, and the river sounds idyllic. Hurrah for Batch Magna, Humphrey and friends. I loved this book. And often does. When sir humphrey strange, to distant relative humph, 8th baronet and squire of Batch Magna, through the ancient law of entailment, departs this world for the Upper House, an amiable, what’s left of his estate passes, overweight short-order cook from the Bronx.
The Cuckoos of Batch Magna The Batch Magna Chronicles Book 1 #ad - Sir humphrey Franklin T. It’s a treasure, a smashing read, funny and beautifully written. These books are such fun, darkly comic and full of great characters. More please mr maughan!”“what an amazing writer! I have never found any descriptive writing that has gripped me so much before.
Please Don't Eat the DaisiesOpen Road Media #ad - Now she has her very own washer/dryer, choice seats at the hottest new third-grade school plays low overhead but they’ll never recoup their losses, a garden, and a fresh new kind of lunacy. They moved to a faraway part of the world that promised a grassy utopia where daisies grew wild and homes were described as neo-gingerbread.
Laugh-out-loud” #1 new york times bestseller about life in the suburbs that was adapted into a classic film comedy Kirkus Reviews. The “refreshing. . . It sounds like bliss—no more cramped apartments and nightmarish after-theater cocktail parties where the martinis were never dry enough. One day, one of broadway’s sharpest critics, Tony Award–winning playwright Jean Kerr packed up her four kids and husband, Walter, and left New York City.
Please Don't Eat the Daisies #ad - In please don’t eat the daisies “jean kerr cooks with laughing gas” as she explores the everyday absurdities, family, and joys of marriage, anxieties, friends, home decorating, and maintaining a career—but this time with a garage! Time. In this collection of “wryly observant” essays, Kerr chronicles her new life in this strange land called Larchmont TheWashington Post.
It's Too Late Now: The Autobiography of a WriterBello #ad - G. This is both an account of how a writer was formed and a charming period piece on literary life – Milne met countless famous authors including H. Wells, J. M barrie of peter Pan fame and Rudyard Kipling. He was assistant editor at Punch Magazine and enjoyed great success with his novels, plays and stories.
In it's too late now: The Autobiography of a Writer, A. From westminster school he won a scholarship to Cambridge University where he edited the university magazine, Granta. And of course he is best remembered for his children’s novels and verses featuring Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin. A milne, with his characteristic self-deprecating humour, recalls a blissfully happy childhood in the company of his brothers and writes with touching affection about his father whom he adored.
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Motherhood: The Second Oldest ProfessionOpen Road Media #ad - With hilarious anecdotes and deep compassion, she shows that there is no other profession that demands so much, and rewards so highly. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Erma Bombeck including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate. To care for children, a husband, and oneself is a superhuman task, and any woman who appears to be expert at doing all three simultaneously is not Supermom—she’s a good actress.
For three decades, Erma Bombeck chronicled motherhood’s daily frustrations and victories. Anyone who thinks motherhood is easy has never had children. In this classic anthology, and even a stay-at-home dad, she presents all sorts of mothers, on good days and bad.1 new york times bestseller:a hilarious look at one of the toughest jobs on earth, by a writer “with the comic equivalent of perfect pitch” The Boston Globe.
Dad Jokes: More Than 400 Unbearable, Groan-Inducing One-Liners Sure to Make You the Deadliest Dad With a PunRacehorse #ad - Dad jokes are at the center of all dad interactions and the core of every dad’s persona. Included within are jokes such as: Last night, I had a dream that I was a muffler. This comedic canon compiles more than four hundred of the best pseudo-witty quips so that dads can hone their craft and ensure maximum eye rolling.
. Have you ever noticed when you’re out to dinner and your dad takes it upon himself to antagonize your server with a lame joke? Has he ever made a pun that made everyone at a family gathering roll their eyes? Has he ever made a corny comment about things simply lying around the house? If you answered “yes” to any of the following, you’re not alone.
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The Second Life of Nathan Jones: A laugh out loud, OMG! romcom that you won't be able to put down!One More Chapter #ad - The bestselling author of love byte is back with this laugh-out-loud hilarious rom com!Getting hit by a bus was the best thing that ever happened to him…When one wrong step – and the poor timing of the number 19 bus – send Nathan Jones to the Edinburgh morgue his story should have ended…but then he went and woke up.
Returned to real life nathan finds a wife disappointed that he’s miraculously returned from the dead and an unshakeable attraction for mortuary technician Kat – the woman who brought him back to life, in more ways than one. Now, nathan somehow finds himself having the time of his second life…A hilarious, as his world implodes and Kat leads him down an unexpected path, uplifting story of second chances, death defying hijinks and motorhome mayhem – Mhairi McFarlane meets Eleanor Oliphant!.
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The Butcher Rub-a-Dub-Dub Book 1#ad - The next time they bump into each other, he’s won an award for his sausages but is running out of meat. Can frank keep up production of his unusually tasty sausages? will emily discover the source of Frank’s award-winning meat? And what will happen the next time she tries to inspect his butcher’s shop?Book 1 in the Rub-a-Dub-Dub trilogy, this deliciously British dark comedy will change the way you look at sausages forever.
. She thought it was pork. She was wrong. The first time hapless food inspector Emily Underwood meets butcher Frank Pinch, he’s not got much at all in his display counters. But what he does have is a rather unusual plan to restock his shelves.
MAD Librarian: You Gotta Fight for Your Right to Library!Madison Press #ad - Breaking bad for libraries. A southern librarian fights back when the city cuts off funding for her library in this funny, angry book from award-winning author Michael Guillebeau. Publisher's weekly says, "guillebeau blends humor and mystery perfectly in this comic thriller. 2017 foreword reviews indie gold winner for best humor novel!reviewers said:“one of the most enjoyable books I have read this year…".
. Quirky characters and lots of laughs. A madcap adventure of a book where librarians have all the answers. A wonderfully entertaining book! Every library should have this book on the shelf. Jumps off the shelf and begs to be read…I would give it 7 or 8 on a 5* scale. This book will make you angry while making you laugh out loud.
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How to Be Idle: A Loafer's ManifestoHarper Perennial #ad - In how to be idle, tom hodgkinson presents his learned yet whimsical argument for a new universal standard of living: being happy doing nothing. He covers a whole spectrum of issues affecting the modern idler—sleep, work, Robert Louis Stevenson, pleasure, relationships—while reflecting on the writing of such famous apologists for it as Oscar Wilde, and Nietzsche—all of whom have admitted to doing their very best work in bed.
. From the founding editor of the idler, the celebrated magazine about the freedom and fine art of doing nothing, comes not simply a book, but an antidote to our work-obsessed culture.