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Jim, Who Ran Away From His Nurse and Was Eaten By a Lion: A Cautionary Tale
Hilaire Belloc. Mini Grey, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: pop-up book.
ISBN: 9780375859700.  Daedalus Item Code: 20569
 
As much for adult fans of Edward Gorey as it is for children 8 and up with a sense of ironic humor, this mock cautionary tale by Hilaire Belloc, originally penned in 1907, is set perfectly with Mini ... (Read More)
 
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Classic Comic Strips: A Quiz Deck: Knowledge Cards
Susan Koop.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780764957697.  Daedalus Item Code: 42806
 
From straightforward humor to social commentary, and from superheroes to soap operas, the funny pages cater to all tastes. These 48 cards feature trivia on the most beloved characters and artists of ... (Read More)
 
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Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Girl
Jenny Wren. Jenny Éclair, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911685.  Daedalus Item Code: 50377
 
Essentially a female riposte to Jerome K. Jerome's Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, this 1891 book by the pseudonymous Jenny Wren presents her amusing thoughts on matters ranging from love and ... (Read More)
 
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Life Skills: How to Do Almost Anything
Editors of the Chicago Tribune.
Publisher: Midway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781572841499.  Daedalus Item Code: 64278
 
How do you gracefully pick up the dinner check? What's the best way to fix a clogged drain? And how should you really wash wine glasses? With step-by-step instructions and illustrations, this book ... (Read More)
 
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Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing: Glow in the Dark, Control the Weather, Perform Your Own Surgery, Get Out of Jury Duty, Identify a Witch, Colonize a Nation, Impress a Girl, Make a Zombie, Start Your Own Religion
Maggie Koerth-Baker, with Will Pearson & Mangesh Hattiekudur.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061251481.  Daedalus Item Code: 63514
 
Go ahead—be amazing. Who says you can't? Certainly not Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur, who met as freshmen at Duke University and parlayed their cafeteria conversations into the first issue of ... (Read More)
 
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More Peanuts
Charles M. Schulz.
Publisher: Titan Comics.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782761563.  Daedalus Item Code: 64341
 
The second Peanuts book appeared in 1954, collecting 248 of the best strips from the years 1952–54. Snoopy still looks like a puppy, but Charles Schulz's characters are beginning to achieve ... (Read More)
 
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Never In A Million Years: A History of Hopeless Predictions
Ivor Baddiel & Jonny Zucker.
Publisher: Orion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781409140221.  Daedalus Item Code: 62420
 
From the scientist who thought our average life span could reach 200 to the record company executives who claimed that the Beatles wouldn't succeed in America, and from an Assyrian prediction that ... (Read More)
 
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The New Devil's Dictionary: A New Version of the Cynical Classic
Rhonda Koenig. Peter Breese, illus.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762772476.  Daedalus Item Code: 51323
 
Ambrose Bierce's classic The Devil's Dictionary was published in 1911, and its caustic wit has never gone out of style. In the ensuing century, many foolish or pompous ideas and inventions ... (Read More)
 
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The Onion Presents News from a Dead Planet 2017 Daily Calendar: Best of News Archives

Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: calender.
ISBN: 9781452151809.  Daedalus Item Code: 65787
 
Offering all the news that's fit to print, and a good bit of what isn't, The Onion has for decades touted itself as "America's finest news source." Perhaps it would be truer to call it ... (Read More)
 
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The Onion Magazine: The Iconic Covers that Transformed an Undeserving World
Johannes Guttenberg, foreword. Cole Bolton, ed.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316256452.  Daedalus Item Code: 63431
 
From America's Finest (Satirical) News Source comes this compilation of the most important, most influential, certainly the glossiest magazine covers ever produced by the hand of humankind. It's ... (Read More)
 
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Own Your Grandparents Mini Notepad
Anne Taintor.
Publisher: Anne Taintor.   Format: journal.
UPC: 823398443507.  Daedalus Item Code: 66280
 
Always double-down on your assets, as the perky blonde mom on this notepad does when she promises her picture-perfect baby, "together we will own your grandparents." Anne Taintor's snarky, ... (Read More)
 
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Peanuts: A Scanimation Book
Rufus Butler Seder.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780761181774.  Daedalus Item Code: 64415
 
In this Scanimation book for Peanuts fans of all ages, Rufus Butler Seder interprets the cartoons of Charles Schulz and scenes from Peanuts television specials into a collection of 10 ... (Read More)
 
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