Danger Is Everywhere: A Handbook for Avoiding Danger
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Danger Is Everywhere: A Handbook for Avoiding Danger

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets The Dangerous Book for Boys, DANGER IS EVERYWHERE is a brilliantly funny handbook for avoiding danger of all kinds that will have everyone from reluctant readers to bookworms laughing out loud (very safely) from start to finish.DOES IT WARN YOU ABOUT WHAT TO DO IF A SHARK COMES UP OUT OF THE LOO WHILE YOU ARE SITTING ON IT? Yes it does.AND HOW TO FIND OUT IF YOUR GRANNY IS A ROBOT? That too.AND WHAT TO DO IF A VOLCANO ERUPTS UNDERNEATH YOUR HOUSE? After you've made sure it's not a neighbour's barbecue, this book will let you know exactly how to deal with it.'I dislocated my jaw laughing' Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis FowlWritten by Docter Noel Zone, the world's greatest (and only) Dangerologist, with the help of his neighbours:David O'Doherty (words) is a stand-up comedian, writer and regular guest on television shows such as QI, Have I Got News For You and Would I Lie To You? He has written two theatre shows for children, including one where he fixed their bicycles live on stage.Chris Judge (pictures) is the award winning author/illustrator of The Lonely Beast and a number of other picture books for children. His work has appeared in high-profile advertising campaigns, newspapers, magazines, exhibitions and other media in Ireland and the UK. His most recent work includes cover artwork for Roddy Doyle's Brilliant.www.DangerIsEverywhere.co.uk'A brilliantly silly survival guide' Sunday Express'A Joyful riposte to over-cautious parents . . . well-paced and funny throughout.' Time Out London'Imagine the Mighty Boosh crashed into the Wimpy Kid' The Times'A surreal, daft and funny book . . . A bracing satirical sideswipe at today's health-and-safety culture, aimed at kids who'll get the irony and relish the silliness.' Financial Times'Brilliantly funny' Gransnet'A brilliantly mapcap guide' ni4Kids.com'Laugh-out-loud' TheSchoolRun.comshow more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 148 x 190 x 20mm | 280g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PUFFIN
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • w. ill.
  • 0141354151
  • 9780141354156
  • 87,119

About David O'Doherty

David O'Doherty: is a stand-up comedian, writer and regular guest on television shows such as QI, Have I Got News For You and Would I Lie To You? He has written two theatre shows for children, including one where he fixed their bicycles live on stage.show more

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I dislocated my jaw laughing -- Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl 228/10 - That's an understatement. -- William, age 10 Wicked illustrations that will help you tackle silly dangers. Made me laugh out loud and I know my friends at school will love it! -- Robyn, age 8 Awesome jokes that made me laugh out loud ... one of the funniest books I have read. -- Isla, age 9 I loved it because it is full of hilarious pictures . . . such as TEPOC - the Emergency Page Of Calm. Make a copy of this page and show it to your Mum when she is getting stressed! -- Ross, age 10 Loved it! Really enjoyed it - favourite chapter was the danger pets -- Jennifer, age 7 This book is very good for boys as it contains scary and rude things. . . ! -- Tomasz, age 9 Brilliantly silly * Sunday Express * A star turn that will amuse smart seven-year-olds, 17-year-olds, and, in our experience, 47-year olds . . . well-paced and funny throughout * Time Out London * A surreal, daft and funny book . . . A bracing satirical sideswipe at today's health-and-safety culture, aimed at kids who'll get the irony and relish the silliness. -- Financial Times Brilliantly funny * Gransnet.com * Laugh-out-loud * TheSchoolRun.com * Imagine the Mighty Boosh crashed into the Wimpy Kid * The Times *show more

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I dislocated my jaw laughing Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowlshow more

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