At a time when global warming, wildlife crimes and man-animal conflicts are at their worst, 'Green Humour' provides its readers some much needed comic relief with a comprehensive and satirical take on various aspects of the natural world and the threats to its conservation.
Neil Gaiman once said that 'the world always seems brighter when you've just made something that wasn't there before'. This little book is the embodiment of that vision. Drawn together from speeches, poems and creative manifestos, Art Matters explores how reading, imagining and creating can change the world, and will be inspirational to young and old.
On a volcanic island, in the middle of shark-infested waters, stands The Cruel School with its appalling lessons, revolting dinners and terrifying teachers – especially the mysterious Science teacher Doctor Doktur.
When Larker is sent here, she quickly realises something very odd is going on… something involving Doctor Doktur and a ‘Monsterfication Machine’. Ultimately, she finds herself face to face with a real life Megamonster.
There seems to be no escape – but for Larker, nothing is impossible.
Sixteen-year-old Debbie wanted to mess with the Invincibles (the superbrats) and in doing so her online persona became a sensation. Riding high on the wave of popularity, she began hitting out at everyone, even the Incredibles (the geeks) and the Invisibles (the losers). In a world where the number of likes, comments, shares, DMs and followers determine a teenager's sense of self-worth, how will her newly-acquired celebrity status influence her behaviour and affect her emotional health?
Ten-year-old Avantika is at a loss when it comes to managing her thick curls but she's not ready to cut them either, as her mother suggests. If only she had smooth straight hair like her amma, appa, and little brother, Avnish. Adopted as a little girl, Avantika wonders if her birth mother had the same curly hair. Maybe she would know how to manage it. A cheery story that explores adoption and genetics and gives young readers the courage to embrace their uniqueness.
Sure, a lot of parents are embarrassing – but they’re NOTHING on this lot. These ten tales of the world’s most spectacularly silly mums and deliriously daft dads will leave you rocking with laughter.
It is 1940 and Britain is at war with Nazi Germany. Eleven-year-old Eric spends his day at London Zoo with one animal he loves: Gertrude, the gorilla. But with bombs falling all over London, Eric must rescue Gertrude.
Together with his Great-Uncle Sid, a keeper at the zoo, the three go on the run. But while hiding out at the seaside they uncover a top-secret Nazi plot.
Will Eric be able to foil Hitler's plans and keep Gertrude safe at the same time?
When it comes to books, whether you're a reader, writer, hoarder, decorator or any other type of bibliophile, the relationship with them is sacred. This collection of comics by Grant Snider explores the bookishness surrounding the irresistible thrill of reading and writing.
Are you a seeker of ideas? Or are you a dreamer who sits on the front porch contemplating life? No matter your age or creative background, this entertaining collection of comics provides insight into the joys and frustrations of creativity, inspiration, and process.