'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
- The World Around Us
- At Work
- At Home
- 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
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
A new compendium collects together in brief humorous guides to adult life, covering everything from coping with high cholesterol to understanding teenagers, and our favourite, getting on the housing ladder
Whether it’s a gift for a colleague you’ve barely uttered a word to or for Great Auntie what’s-her-name you only see once a year, there’s nothing quite like the annual public humiliation of a Secret Santa. But fear not – one of these stocking-sized books are guaranteed to get a nod of approval, whoever's name it is you pulled out of a hat.