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Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris - Author

About the Author

Jason Hazeley is the co-writer of The Framley Examiner and the best-selling Bollocks to Alton Towers. Along with Joel Morris, he has written for a frankly stupid number of radio and TV comedy shows including Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe. He divides his time between London and the pub. Joel Morris is the co-writer of The Framley Examiner and the best-selling Bollocks to Alton Towers. Along with Jason Hazeley, he has written for a frankly stupid number of radio and TV comedy shows including Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe. He divides his time between London and the pub.

Featured books by Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris

How it Works: The Grandparent

How it Works: The Grandparent

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/10/2016

Other new titles for Autumn 2016: How it Works: The Student How it Works: The Cat How it Works: The Dog The Ladybird Book of the Meeting The Ladybird Book of Red Tape The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door The Ladybird Book of the Sickie The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse Previous titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series: How it Works: The Husband How it Works: The Wife How it Works: The Mum How it Works: The Dad The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis The Ladybird Book of the Hangover The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness The Ladybird Book of the Shed The Ladybird Book of Dating The Ladybird Book of the Hipster

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How it Works: The Dad

How it Works: The Dad

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/05/2016

Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. Also available: How it Works: The Husband How it Works: The Wife How it Works: The Mum The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis The Ladybird Book of the Hangover The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness The Ladybird Book of the Shed The Ladybird Book of Dating The Ladybird Book of the Hipster.

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How it Works: The Mum

How it Works: The Mum

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2016

From bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris - a nugget of wisdom in the phenomenal Ladybirds for Grown Ups series. This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. Also available: How it Works: The Husband How it Works: The Wife How it Works: The Mum The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis The Ladybird Book of the Hangover The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness The Ladybird Book of the Shed The Ladybird Book of Dating The Ladybird Book of the Hipster

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How it Works: The Husband

How it Works: The Husband

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2015

This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. The subject of the book will greatly appeal to grown-ups. The eight books in the series feature original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. The other books in the series are: - The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness - The Ladybird Book of Dating - The Ladybird Book of Sheds - The Ladybird Book of The Hipster - The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis - The Ladybird Book of the Hangover - How it Works: The Wife.

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How it Works: The Wife

How it Works: The Wife

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2015

This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. The subject of the book will greatly appeal to grown-ups. The eight books in the series feature original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. The other books in the series are: - The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness - The Ladybird Book of Dating - The Ladybird Book of Sheds - The Ladybird Book of The Hipster - The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis - The Ladybird Book of the Hangover - How it Works: The Husband.

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The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness

The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2015

This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. The subject of the book will greatly appeal to grown-ups. The eight books in the series feature original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. The other books in the series are: - The Ladybird Book of Dating - The Ladybird Book of Sheds - The Ladybird Book of The Hipster - The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis - The Ladybird Book of the Hangover - How it Works: The Husband - How it Works: The Wife.

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The Ladybird Book of the Hangover

The Ladybird Book of the Hangover

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2015

This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. The subject of the book will greatly appeal to grown-ups. The eight books in the series feature original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. The other books in the series are: - The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness - The Ladybird Book of Dating - The Ladybird Book of Sheds - The Ladybird Book of The Hipster - The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis - How it Works: The Husband - How it Works: The Wife.

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Other books by Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris

A Ladybird Book About Donald Trump

A Ladybird Book About Donald Trump

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/10/2019

*PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY NOW* A Ladybird Book about Donald Trump: A charming introduction to the President of the United States, the important jobs he has to do, and the friends he's made all over the world. This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. Praise for The Story of Brexit - One of the Best Comedy Books of 2018 - The List - The latest offering in the hilarious Ladybird for Grown Ups series is a funny mickey-take of the Brexit debate (and boy, do we need some fun) - Sunday Post - Hilarious - Stylist

The Wonderful World of Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups

The Wonderful World of Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/11/2018

'After the success of their ingenious idea of matching pictures from Ladybird's archive with prose that mocks the mores of modern life, they are bowing out with a bang with this compendium' - Sunday Telegraph From the people who gave you classics such as The Ladybird Book of The Hangover and The Ladybird Book of The Mid-Life Crisis, they bring you this collection of what could have been. Imagine a world where there aren't just the thirty-two Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups you've seen in your local bookshop or downstairs toilet but hundreds and hundreds more . . . In this coffee-table book you don't have to, with never before seen covers, excerpts and paraphernalia from the archives, colourfully presented and helpfully divided into the following chapters: - Fun & Games - Adventure - The World Around Us - At Work - At Home - Coping - Not Coping - Giving Up 'I do not hasten to say that these books are the new Da Vinci Code.' Aisling Bea 'These books are small masterpieces. They make me glad I learned to read.' David Quantick 'HILARIOUS. Beserkly brilliant.' Mel Giedroyc

A Ladybird First Grown-Up Picture Book

A Ladybird First Grown-Up Picture Book

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

THE PERFECT GIFT for all of the 'GROWN-UPS' still wondering what life is all about. Talking about the farmer's market: How much are these carrots? What, per kilogram? Each? Really? What does 'heritage' mean? Could I just have an onion, then, please? Oh. Do you take credit cards? _____________ Talking about running: Why am I running? Where am I going? Do I want a longer life if I have to spend so much of it running? Why aren't I at home? Am I running away from home? Am I scared of home? Why is my brain full of weird, horrible thoughts? Is it because running is so very, very boring? Why did I forget my headphones? This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. 'Hilarious' Stylist

The Ladybird Book of the Ex

The Ladybird Book of the Ex

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

The PERFECT GIFT for anyone who has ever broken up with someone or ever been broken up with, or is about to take a trip to Break-up City, population you. 'Ah well,' thinks Martin. 'At least she left me a packet of cigarettes and a little bicycle made out of pipe cleaners.' _____________ Rocco paid a fortune for the website getdianeback.com but it failed to get Diane back. So Rocco built a new Diane in his shed. The Diane runs on a 1kW motor, can run most Android apps, and will probably not run off with Rocco's brother. This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. 'Hilarious' Stylist

How it Works: The Sister

How it Works: The Sister

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

The PERFECT STOCKING FILLER for anyone who has been having the same argument since 2001 or who no longer has ANY of their own clothes left, i.e. someone who is, or has ever been a sister. 'This is a sister. Wherever you go, whatever you do, a sister will always be there. Which can get really annoying.' _____________ 'Over the years, Gareth has bought his sister Kelly every possible birthday present he can find related to the film he remembers her enjoying in 1989. Kelly has had to come to terms with the idea that though they spent half their lives together, Gareth was not really paying attention for most of it.' This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. 'Hilarious' Stylist

The Ladybird Book of The Big Night Out

The Ladybird Book of The Big Night Out

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

THE PERFECT GIFT for the party animal . . . or at the very least, for that person you know who doesn't know when it's time to go home. Every so often, it is nice to have a big night out. It is important to let your hair down. And for a friend to hold it out of the way later while you are sick. _____________ Mandy has been looking forward to her big night out all week. She dances and drinks and laughs and sings. She feels like herself for the first time in days. Tomorrow every single thing she remembers doing will embarrass her to the point of physical agony. Mandy hates the real Mandy. This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. 'Hilarious' Stylist

How it Works: The Baby (Ladybird for Grown-Ups)

How it Works: The Baby (Ladybird for Grown-Ups)

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

THE PERFECT GIFT for those deluded fools who are expecting a little miracle . . . Allyce is taking Rainbeau to a local mother-and-baby group. It takes her forty five minutes to pack the bag with the change mat, nappies, wipes, nappy bags Sudocrem, milk, muslins, teething powders, rice cakes, bibs, Calpol, spare clothes, dummy, first aid kit, Mr Bun-Bun and hand gel. The playgroup is two minutes away. _____________ The hospital follows Jasmine's birth plan so she can have a drug-free delivery. 'I am glad it was all natural,' shouts Jasmine over the hissing and beeping and clanking and the hum of the lights. This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. 'Hilarious' Stylist

The Ladybird Book of The New You

The Ladybird Book of The New You

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

THE PERFECT GIFT for all those looking to reinvent themselves in 2019 and 2020 and 2021 . . . Stella spent GBP190 on make-up designed to achieve that 'no make-up ' look. She had a promo code for the website, so has saved herself GBP10 on looking as though she has spent nothing. _____________ Duncan has spent the last two years since separating from his ex-wife working out. He tweets a selfie from the gym every day, with a message like 'Swole AF #ripped'. He has nine Twitter followers. Even the corporate account for Holland and Barratt has unfollowed him. _____________ This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. 'Hilarious' Stylist

The Ladybird Book of The Quiet Night In

The Ladybird Book of The Quiet Night In

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

THE PERFECT GIFT for the ones who like to seize the day, wrestle it to the carpet, tie it up, lock it in the cupboard and settle down with a cup of tea and a biscuit. Marianne has been staying in a watching old episodes of Sex And The City for two weeks now. The women in the show remind Marianne of her and her friends. Except that the women in Sex And The City never stay in for two weeks watching old episodes of Sex And The City. _____________ There is a pop disco at the community centre tonight, but the word 'community' brings Davey out in a cold sweat. Some people suffer from F.O.M.O., the fear of missing out. Davey is delighted that he has F.O.J.I., the fear of joining in. This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. 'Hilarious' Stylist

The Ladybird Book of Balls The perfect gift for fans of the World Cup

The Ladybird Book of Balls The perfect gift for fans of the World Cup

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

THE PERFECT GIFT for those obsessed with the World Cup. __________________________________ 'If Ben were only happy when his favourite team did well, he would not be happy very often. Instead Ben is happy whenever a team he hates does badly. There are lots and lots of those.' __________________________________ 'BBC Radio 5 Live has cut away from coverage of the worst mainland terrorist atrocity in decades because there is an important update from the curling. Otherwise, regular listeners will complain.' __________________________________ This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. 'Hilarious' Stylist Other new titles for Autumn 2017: How it Works: The Brother How it Works: The Sister How it Works: The Baby The Ladybird Book of the Ex The Ladybird Book of the Nerd The Ladybird Book of the New You The Ladybird Book of the Big Night Out The Ladybird Book of the Quiet Night In People at Work: The Rock Star A Ladybird First Grown-Up Picture Book Previous titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series: How it Works: The Husband How it Works: The Wife How it Works: The Mum How it Works: The Dad The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis The Ladybird Book of the Hangover The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness The Ladybird Book of the Shed The Ladybird Book of Dating The Ladybird Book of the Hipster How it Works: The Student How it Works: The Cat How it Works: The Dog How it Works: The Grandparent The Ladybird Book of Red Tape The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door The Ladybird Book of the Sickie The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse The Ladybird Book of the Do-Gooder

People at Work: The Rock Star

People at Work: The Rock Star

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

THE PERFECT GIFT for the music lover. __________________________________ 'This is the rock star. His name is Bob Dylan. Bob is rehearsing with his band. It takes a long time. First the band have to learn all of Bob's famous songs. Then Bob has to think of worse tunes he can sing over all of them.' __________________________________ 'Coldplay's singer Chris Martin has spent weeks working with an important stylist. They have come up with an exciting look for the band's new tour. 'These great clothes make me look really interesting,' thinks Chris as he sits down at the piano to practise another slow, sad song that gets slightly louder at the end.' __________________________________ This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. 'Hilarious' Stylist Other new titles for Autumn 2017: How it Works: The Brother How it Works: The Sister How it Works: The Baby The Ladybird Book of the Ex The Ladybird Book of the Nerd The Ladybird Book of the New You The Ladybird Book of Balls The Ladybird Book of the Big Night Out The Ladybird Book of the Quiet Night In A Ladybird First Grown-Up Picture Book Previous titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series: How it Works: The Husband How it Works: The Wife How it Works: The Mum How it Works: The Dad The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis The Ladybird Book of the Hangover The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness The Ladybird Book of the Shed The Ladybird Book of Dating The Ladybird Book of the Hipster How it Works: The Student How it Works: The Cat How it Works: The Dog How it Works: The Grandparent The Ladybird Book of Red Tape The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door The Ladybird Book of the Sickie The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse The Ladybird Book of the Do-Gooder

The Ladybird Book of The Nerd

The Ladybird Book of The Nerd

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

THE PERFECT GIFT for anyone who not only loves watching their favourite TV series over and over, but also enjoys reading online forums about their favourite TV series over and over. __________________________________ 'This is a nerd. He has a PhD and works in the biochemistry lab of a university hospital. But this is not what makes him a nerd. His catalogued and indexed collection of over 6,000 empty crisp packets does that.' __________________________________ 'These nerds have paid money to see a film they think is terrible and have seen at least thirty times before. They are having the most fun they can possibly have.' __________________________________ This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. 'Hilarious' Stylist Other new titles for Autumn 2017: How it Works: The Brother How it Works: The Sister How it Works: The Baby The Ladybird Book of the Ex The Ladybird Book of the New You The Ladybird Book of Balls The Ladybird Book of the Big Night Out The Ladybird Book of the Quiet Night In People at Work: The Rock Star A Ladybird First Grown-Up Picture Book Previous titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series: How it Works: The Husband How it Works: The Wife How it Works: The Mum How it Works: The Dad The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis The Ladybird Book of the Hangover The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness The Ladybird Book of the Shed The Ladybird Book of Dating The Ladybird Book of the Hipster How it Works: The Student How it Works: The Cat How it Works: The Dog How it Works: The Grandparent The Ladybird Book of Red Tape The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door The Ladybird Book of the Sickie The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse The Ladybird Book of the Do-Gooder

How it Works: The Brother

How it Works: The Brother

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

THE PERFECT STOCKING FILLER for anyone that has ever had a brother, is a brother or has ever thought about murdering one. Aisling has a butterfly book. Ryan has a book about fish. Ryan has decided this is not fair for a reason that will become no clearer over the next six days of his going on and on about it. _____________ Music-making is easy when you are brothers like these Everly Brothers. Phil knows what Don is thinking. Don knows what Phil is thinking. Don is thinking, 'I hate you'. Phil is also thinking, 'I hate you'. Two brothers in perfect harmony. This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. 'Hilarious' Stylist

Fireside Grown-Up Guides Audio Collection

Fireside Grown-Up Guides Audio Collection

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: eBook Release Date: 28/02/2017

NARRATED BY ANDY RICHTER!Have you been having trouble with the How, Why, and Wheres? Well fear no more. The Fireside Grown-Up Guides understand the world is just as confusing to a forty-year-old as it is to a four-year-old, and are here to assist by breaking down the most pressing and complex issues of our day into small easy-to-digest nuggets of information even a child could understand. Mindfulness is the skill of thinking you are doing something when you are doing nothing. In The Fireside Grown-Up Guides Audio Collection, we'll meet a blissful cast of characters who've learned to free themselves of unnecessary worries like work, friends, and family. When they are fired from their jobs and their friends and family abandon them, they will combat any stress by practicing mindfulness. The Fireside Grown-Up Guides Audio Collection includes: -The Fireside Grown-Up Guide to the Husband -The Fireside Grown-Up Guide to the Hangover -The Fireside Grown-Up Guide to the Mom -The Fireside Grown-Up Guide to Mindfulness

The Ladybird Book of The Do-Gooder

The Ladybird Book of The Do-Gooder

Author: Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/02/2017

THE PERFECT GIFT for the Do-Gooder in your life. (Don't you just hate them?) _________________________________________________ The do-gooder does all sorts of crazy things. It can be something as easy as running a marathon, or as difficult as dressing up. To make this eccentric behaviour seem less like a cry for help or the beginnings of a substantial personal crisis, the do-gooder does it for charity. _________________________________________________ Vernon has a job as a street fundraiser for the R.N.L.I. He wears a high-visibility jacket, a high visibility and high visibility trousers. Everybody on the street still pretends they cannot see him. _________________________________________________ This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text. 'Hilarious' Stylist

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