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Humour collections & anthologies

See below for a selection of the latest books from Humour collections & anthologies category. Presented with a red border are the Humour collections & anthologies books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Humour collections & anthologies books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Wrinklies Bedside Companion

Wrinklies Bedside Companion

Author: Mike Haskins, Clive Whichelow Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/07/2019

Wrinklies' Bedside Companion contains everything that the greying generation needs to know about the world, and quite a lot that they don't. Specially designed to live on your bedside table, or wherever you prefer to nap, and to provide light relief before sleep, be a source of interesting quotes and facts for insomniac Wrinklies or serve as a one-stop quote shop for all things that those of you with plenty of life experience will find amusing. Full of short, jokey pieces looking at various aspects of life from a Wrinklies' point of view. These pieces are quirky, satirical, imaginative and above all very funny. They are of course specially designed to appeal to the older reader by tapping into their interests, attitudes, opinions, experience, health problems and the like.

The Not Terribly Good Book of Heroic Failures An intrepid selection from the original volumes

The Not Terribly Good Book of Heroic Failures An intrepid selection from the original volumes

Author: Stephen Pile Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/05/2019

All successful people are the same (you know, drive, will to win, determination) - it's just too dull to contemplate. But everyone who messes up big time does so in a way that is completely individual. Step forward the fifty Mexican convicts who dug an escape tunnel out of their jail and came up in the courtroom before the judge who sentenced them. Please welcome the world's worst tourist who spent two days in New York believing he was in Rome. Be thrilled by the man who wrote an English-Portuguese phrasebook without either knowing English or owning an English-Portuguese dictionary. And marvel at the least successful kamikaze pilot who returned from eleven suicide missions, lived to the age of 93 and went on to write an autobiography in which he claimed planes were unsafe. The Not Terribly Good Book of Heroic Failures shows that there really is no limit to what humanity can achieve, celebrating the vast, life-enhancing possibilities of getting it wrong.

A Woman First: A Memoir

A Woman First: A Memoir

Author: David Mandel Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/04/2019

The long-awaited memoir of her tumultuous year in office, A Woman First: First Woman is an intimate first-person account of the public and private lives of Selina Meyer, America's first woman president. Known and beloved throughout the world as a vocal and fearless advocate for adult literacy, fighting AIDS, our military families, and as a stalwart champion of the oppressed, especially the long-suffering people of Tibet, President Meyer is considered one of the world's most notable people. In her own words, she reveals the innermost workings of the world's most powerful office, sharing previous secret details along with her own personal feelings about the historic events of her time. In A Woman First: First Woman, President Selina Meyer tells the story of her times the way that only she could, Readers will gain new insights not only into Meyer herself but also the mechanics of governing and the many colorful personalities in Meyer's orbit, including world leaders and her devoted cadre of allies and aides, many of them already familiar to the American people.

You Are My Raisin for Living Words for someone who's just the pea's knees

You Are My Raisin for Living Words for someone who's just the pea's knees

Author: Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/04/2019

When your heart is pumpkin for the one who holds the kiwi to your heart, let them know you clove them with this little book of upbeat and adorkable fruit puns. #callmemaypea About the series This cute and colourful series of fruit-pun-filled gift books are the perfect pick-me-ups for you, your friend or your partner in crime. Do you need to avocuddle, or are you grapeful for someone who's a bit of a melon? Then share the clove with these little books: AvoCuddle, WhataMelon, You are my Raisin for Living, Don't Give a Fig, I am Grapeful, You are 24 Carrot Gold. *veg, nuts and seeds are fair game

WhatAMelon Comforting pick-you-ups for epic fails

WhatAMelon Comforting pick-you-ups for epic fails

Author: Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/04/2019

If you know a pearfect numpty who needs a bit of sage advice, chia them up with this little book of upbeat and adorkable fruit puns. #youokalehun? About the series This cute and colourful series of fruit-pun-filled gift books are the perfect pick-me-ups for you, your friend or your partner in crime. Do you need to avocuddle, or are you grapeful for someone who's a bit of a melon? Then share the clove with these little books: AvoCuddle, WhataMelon, You are my Raisin for Living, Don't Give a Fig, I am Grapeful, You are 24 Carrot Gold. *veg, nuts and seeds are fair game

Don't Give A Fig Words of wisdom for when life gives you lemons

Don't Give A Fig Words of wisdom for when life gives you lemons

Author: Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/04/2019

Know someone who's as dramatic as a soap okra? Champion their 'shiitake happens' attitude with this little book of upbeat and adorkable fruit puns. #tatersgonnatate About the series This cute and colourful series of fruit-pun-filled gift books are the perfect pick-me-ups for you, your friend or your partner in crime. Do you need to avocuddle, or are you grapeful for someone who's a bit of a melon? Then share the clove with these little books: AvoCuddle, WhataMelon, You are my Raisin for Living, Don't Give a Fig, I am Grapeful, You are 24 Carrot Gold. *veg, nuts and seeds are fair game

You Are 24 Carrot Gold Words of love for someone who's worth their weight in root vegetables

You Are 24 Carrot Gold Words of love for someone who's worth their weight in root vegetables

Author: Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/04/2019

There's always that one pearson who's the cherry on top, the cool beans, the pea's knees. Tell them they're amaizeing with this little book of upbeat and adorkable fruit puns. #squashgoals About the series This cute and colourful series of fruit-pun-filled gift books are the perfect pick-me-ups for you, your friend or your partner in crime. Do you need to avocuddle, or are you grapeful for someone who's a bit of a melon? Then share the clove with these little books: AvoCuddle, WhataMelon, You are my Raisin for Living, Don't Give a Fig, I am Grapeful, You are 24 Carrot Gold. *veg, nuts and seeds are fair game

I Am Grapeful All the good thymes I want to thank you for

I Am Grapeful All the good thymes I want to thank you for

Author: Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/04/2019

When you have that berry special friend who's bean the onion to understand you, say 'thank you for being so swede' with this little book of upbeat and adorkable fruit puns. #chias About the series This cute and colourful series of fruit-pun-filled gift books are the perfect pick-me-ups for you, your friend or your partner in crime. Do you need to avocuddle, or are you grapeful for someone who's a bit of a melon? Then share the clove with these little books: AvoCuddle, WhataMelon, You are my Raisin for Living, Don't Give a Fig, I am Grapeful, You are 24 Carrot Gold. *veg, nuts and seeds are fair game

AvoCuddle Comfort words for when you're feeling downbeet

AvoCuddle Comfort words for when you're feeling downbeet

Author: Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/04/2019

Let your fellow human beans know that everything will be okale with this little book of upbeat and adorkable fruit puns. #cosyoureworthit About the series This cute and colourful series of fruit-pun-filled gift books are the perfect pick-me-ups for you, your friend or your partner in crime. Do you need to avocuddle, or are you grapeful for someone who's a bit of a melon? Then share the clove with these little books: AvoCuddle, WhataMelon, You are my Raisin for Living, Don't Give a Fig, I am Grapeful, You are 24 Carrot Gold. *veg, nuts and seeds are fair game

Best in Class Essential Wisdom from Real Student Writing

Best in Class Essential Wisdom from Real Student Writing

Author: Tim Clancy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/04/2019

From the very first week of Tim Clancy's 25-year career as a high school English teacher, he began to notice and collect funny and strange moments he discovered in his students' writing, such as: The word 'witch' has become a household word, like 'spatula,' and Wherever excitement is, there will always be romance. Trust me. He would occasionally share them with his classes, who enjoyed them as much as he did, and so this book was born. Best in Class collects nearly 200 of the most entertaining of these moments culled from real student writing and complements them with dozens of playful illustrations to create a sympathetically hilarious book for anyone who has muddled their way through the wilderness of a school writing assignment.

Age Is Just a Number And Other Lies and Truths We Tell Ourselves about Getting Older

Age Is Just a Number And Other Lies and Truths We Tell Ourselves about Getting Older

Author: Get Creative 6 Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/03/2019

Old age is no place for sissies. --Bette Davis From thought-provoking wisdom to laugh-out-loud funny, these 150+ quotes look at what it means to grow older. As they say, getting old is better than the alternative--especially when you can draw on the wit and wisdom of the ages to gain perspective. Age Is Just a Number gathers more than 150 quotations from writers, actors, athletes, humorists, politicians, and other great minds from throughout history. The quotations range from the irreverent ( The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. --Lucille Ball) to the whimsical ( Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional. --Walt Disney), to the sage ( Do not grow old no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the great mystery into which we were born. --Albert Einstein). This delightfully illustrated collection makes a timeless gift for anyone who loves to be amused and inspired.