Danger Is Everywhere: A Handbook For Avoiding Danger

Category: Book
By (author): O'Doherty, David
Subject:  HUMOR / General
  JUVENILE FICTION / Age 10-14
Publisher: Penguin UK
Published: September 2014
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 7.50in x 6.00in x 0.90in
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From The Publisher*Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets The Dangerous Book for Boys, DANGER IS EVERYWHERE is a brilliantly funny handbook for avoiding danger of all kinds that will have everyone from reluctant readers to bookworms laughing out loud (very safely) from start to finish. DOES IT WARN YOU ABOUT WHAT TO DO IF A SHARK COMES UP OUT OF THE LOO WHILE YOU ARE SITTING ON IT? Yes it does. AND HOW TO FIND OUT IF YOUR GRANNY IS A ROBOT? That too. AND WHAT TO DO IF A VOLCANO ERUPTS UNDERNEATH YOUR HOUSE? After you've made sure it's not a neighbour's barbecue, this book will let you know exactly how to deal with it. 'I dislocated my jaw laughing' Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl Written by Docter Noel Zone, the world's greatest (and only) Dangerologist, with the help of his neighbours: David O'Doherty (words) is a stand-up comedian, writer and regular guest on television shows such as QI, Have I Got News For You and Would I Lie To You? He has written two theatre shows for children, including one where he fixed their bicycles live on stage. Chris Judge (pictures) is the award winning author/illustrator of The Lonely Beast and a number of other picture books for children. His work has appeared in high-profile advertising campaigns, newspapers, magazines, exhibitions and other media in Ireland and the UK. His most recent work includes cover artwork for Roddy Doyle's Brilliant. www.DangerIsEverywhere.co.uk 'A brilliantly silly survival guide' Sunday Express 'A Joyful riposte to over-cautious parents . . . well-paced and funny throughout.' Time Out London 'Imagine the Mighty Boosh crashed into the Wimpy Kid' The Times 'A surreal, daft and funny book . . . A bracing satirical sideswipe at today's health-and-safety culture, aimed at kids who'll get the irony and relish the silliness.' Financial Times 'Brilliantly funny' Gransnet 'A brilliantly mapcap guide' ni4Kids.com 'Laugh-out-loud' TheSchoolRun.com
Biographical NoteChris Judge is the award winning author/illustrator of The Lonely Beast and a number of other picture books for children. His work has appeared in high-profile advertising campaigns, newspapers, magazines, exhibitions and other media in Ireland and the UK. His most recent work includes cover artwork for Roddy Doyle's Brilliant.