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Great Lies to Tell Small Kids by Andy Riley

Great Lies to Tell Small Kids

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Were you a Bunny Suicides fan, the humour title of last Christmas? Well, this is the same fellow being equally cruel for small kids – all very un-PC, quite dark and irreverent. Did you know that slugs were just snails who’d been mugged by other snails? That batteries get their power from tiny pedalling mice? Or that orange-hatted witches always forgot to read the road signs? Of course you did … and with the accompanying drawings, this little cartoon book is quite delicious.

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Great Lies to Tell Small Kids by Andy Riley

New wicked humour from the author of the bestselling Bunny Suicide books This Christmas you can finally let your bunnies out of their padded hutches, because Andy Riley doesn't want them anymore. He wants your children! From the creator of the bestselling Bunny books comes more wicked humour - GREAT LIES TO TELL SMALL KIDS. They range from merely bogus to truly cruel: 'Every ant you meet must be named' 'It takes the beaks of seven penguins to make a Penguin biscuit' 'All wind is made by wind farms' 'Wine makes mummy clever' 'Ronald McDonald is dead!' Each hilarious cartoon tells a tall tale to bamboozle kids and entertain wicked adults everywhere.


Hilarious, heartwarming and ever so sweetly mean * Simon Pegg on GREAT LIES * Sadists of all ages will absolutely love it * Daily Telegraph on THE BOOK OF BUNNY SUICIDES * Deeply dark, deeply funny * Glamour on THE BOOK OF BUNNY SUICIDES * Hilarious * Sunday Mirror on THE BOOK OF BUNNY SUICIDES * What kind of sick mind finds humour in such cruelty? * The League of Gentlemen on THE BOOK OF BUNNY SUICIDES * Brilliantly researched. The most important book of the year * Hugh Grant on THE BOOK OF BUNNY SUICIDES * It's the funniest, bunniest book I've ever read * Elton John on THE BOOK OF BUNNY SUICIDES *

About the Author

Andy Riley is a scriptwriter for television and film. His credits include Trigger Happy TV, Smack the Pony, Black Books, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts award-winning Robbie the Reindeer, and the new Disney animated film Gnomeo and Juliet—with a score by Tim Rice and Elton John. He draws a weekly comic strip called “Roasted” for The Observer magazine.

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Publication date

10th October 2005


Andy Riley

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Hodder & Stoughton General Division


96 pages


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