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People at Work: The Rock Star (Ladybird for Grown-Ups)

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

THE PERFECT GIFT for the music lover.
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'This is the rock star. His name is Bob Dylan.

Bob is rehearsing with his band. It takes a long time.

First the band have to learn all of Bob's famous songs.

Then Bob has to think of worse tunes he can sing over all of them.'

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'Coldplay's singer Chris Martin has spent weeks working with an important stylist. They have come up with an exciting look for the band's new tour.

'These great clothes make me look really interesting,' thinks Chris as he sits down at the piano to practise another slow, sad song that gets slightly louder at the end.'

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This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist


Other new titles for Autumn 2017:
How it Works: The Brother
How it Works: The Sister
How it Works: The Baby
The Ladybird Book of the Ex
The Ladybird Book of the Nerd
The Ladybird Book of the New You
The Ladybird Book of Balls
The Ladybird Book of the Big Night Out
The Ladybird Book of the Quiet Night In
A Ladybird First Grown-Up Picture Book

Previous titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series:
How it Works: The Husband
How it Works: The Wife
How it Works: The Mum
How it Works: The Dad
The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis
The Ladybird Book of the Hangover
The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness
The Ladybird Book of the Shed
The Ladybird Book of Dating
The Ladybird Book of the Hipster
How it Works: The Student
How it Works: The Cat
How it Works: The Dog
How it Works: The Grandparent
The Ladybird Book of Red Tape
The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door
The Ladybird Book of the Sickie
The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse
The Ladybird Book of the Do-Gooder

How it Works: The Brother (Ladybird for Grown-Ups)

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

THE PERFECT GIFT for anyone that has ever had a brother, is a brother or has ever thought about murdering one.

Aisling has a butterfly book.

Ryan has a book about fish.

Ryan has decided this is not fair for a reason that will become no clearer over the next six days of his going on and on about it.

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Music-making is easy when you are brothers like these Everly Brothers.

Phil knows what Don is thinking.
Don knows what Phil is thinking.

Don is thinking, 'I hate you'.
Phil is also thinking, 'I hate you'.

Two brothers in perfect harmony.

This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist

How it Works: The Sister (Ladybird for Grown-Ups)

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

The PERFECT GIFT for anyone who has been having the same argument since 2001 or who no longer has ANY of their own clothes left, i.e. someone who is, or has ever been a sister.

'This is a sister.

Wherever you go, whatever you do, a sister will always be there.

Which can get really annoying.'

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'Over the years, Gareth has bought his sister Kelly every possible birthday present he can find related to the film he remembers her enjoying in 1989.

Kelly has had to come to terms with the idea that though they spent half their lives together, Gareth was not really paying attention for most of it.'

This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.


'Hilarious' Stylist

The Ladybird Book of Balls (Ladybirds for Grown-Ups)

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

THE PERFECT GIFT for those who like sport a little too much.
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'If Ben were only happy when his favourite team did well, he would not be happy very often.

Instead Ben is happy whenever a team he hates does badly.

There are lots and lots of those.'
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'BBC Radio 5 Live has cut away from coverage of the worst mainland terrorist atrocity in decades because there is an important update from the curling.

Otherwise, regular listeners will complain.'
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This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist

Other new titles for Autumn 2017:
How it Works: The Brother
How it Works: The Sister
How it Works: The Baby
The Ladybird Book of the Ex
The Ladybird Book of the Nerd
The Ladybird Book of the New You
The Ladybird Book of the Big Night Out
The Ladybird Book of the Quiet Night In
People at Work: The Rock Star
A Ladybird First Grown-Up Picture Book

Previous titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series:
How it Works: The Husband
How it Works: The Wife
How it Works: The Mum
How it Works: The Dad
The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis
The Ladybird Book of the Hangover
The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness
The Ladybird Book of the Shed
The Ladybird Book of Dating
The Ladybird Book of the Hipster
How it Works: The Student
How it Works: The Cat
How it Works: The Dog
How it Works: The Grandparent
The Ladybird Book of Red Tape
The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door
The Ladybird Book of the Sickie
The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse
The Ladybird Book of the Do-Gooder

The Ladybird Book of The Nerd (Ladybird for Grown-Ups)

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

THE PERFECT GIFT for anyone who not only loves watching their favourite TV series over and over, but also enjoys reading online forums about their favourite TV series over and over.
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'This is a nerd.

He has a PhD and works in the biochemistry lab of a university hospital.

But this is not what makes him a nerd.

His catalogued and indexed collection of over 6,000 empty crisp packets does that.'
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'These nerds have paid money to see a film they think is terrible and have seen at least thirty times before.

They are having the most fun they can possibly have.'
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This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist

Other new titles for Autumn 2017:
How it Works: The Brother
How it Works: The Sister
How it Works: The Baby
The Ladybird Book of the Ex
The Ladybird Book of the New You
The Ladybird Book of Balls
The Ladybird Book of the Big Night Out
The Ladybird Book of the Quiet Night In
People at Work: The Rock Star
A Ladybird First Grown-Up Picture Book

Previous titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series:
How it Works: The Husband
How it Works: The Wife
How it Works: The Mum
How it Works: The Dad
The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis
The Ladybird Book of the Hangover
The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness
The Ladybird Book of the Shed
The Ladybird Book of Dating
The Ladybird Book of the Hipster
How it Works: The Student
How it Works: The Cat
How it Works: The Dog
How it Works: The Grandparent
The Ladybird Book of Red Tape
The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door
The Ladybird Book of the Sickie
The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse
The Ladybird Book of the Do-Gooder

The Ladybird Book of the Ex (Ladybird for Grown-Ups)

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

The PERFECT GIFT for anyone who has ever broken up with someone or ever been broken up with, or is about to take a trip to Break-up City, population you.

'Ah well,' thinks Martin. 'At least she left me a packet of cigarettes and a little bicycle made out of pipe cleaners.'

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Rocco paid a fortune for the website getdianeback.com but it failed to get Diane back.

So Rocco built a new Diane in his shed.

The Diane runs on a 1kW motor, can run most Android apps, and will probably not run off with Rocco's brother.

This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist

The Ladybird Book of The Big Night Out (Ladybird for Grown-Ups)

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

THE PERFECT GIFT for the party animal . . . or at the very least, for that person you know who doesn't know when it's time to go home.

Every so often, it is nice to have a big night out.

It is important to let your hair down.

And for a friend to hold it out of the way later while you are sick.

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Mandy has been looking forward to her big night out all week.

She dances and drinks and laughs and sings. She feels like herself for the first time in days.

Tomorrow every single thing she remembers doing will embarrass her to the point of physical agony.

Mandy hates the real Mandy.

This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist

More Bollocks to Alton Towers

Alex Morris (Author) , Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author) , Robin Halstead (Author)

Leave the hordes behind, pack some sandwiches and head off for a grand day out. Whether it's the National Fruit Collection or the pub where time stood still, Britain is stuffed full of surprising and idiosyncratic local attractions.

The authors of Bollocks to Alton Towers, the bestselling celebration of the plucky underdogs of tourism, have ventured even farther off the beaten track and into the corners that corporate branding forgot, to bring you more unique, glorious and uncomonly British days out. Here you'll discover:

The garden centre with a replica of Del Boy's living room

The joys of a Melton Mowbray pork pie pilgramage

The rude charms of the Boscastle Witchcraft Museum

The Clowns' Gallery that paints a smile on Hackney's face

This book is a reminder of all the odd things that make the British what we are. A hidden, eccentric and joyous world of teas, fans, trains, shoes and puppets is waiting for you out there - far from the sodding crowd.

Bollocks to Alton Towers

Alex Morris (Author) , Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author) , Robin Halstead (Author)

The British Lawnmower Museum, Keith Harding's World of Mechanical Music and Mad Jack's Sugar Loaf. In a world of theme parks, interactive exhibits, over-priced merchandise and queues, don't worry, these are names to stir the soul. Reassuring evidence that there's still somewhere to turn in search of the small, fascinating, unique and, dammit, British.

In a stumbling journey across the country in search of the best we have to offer our intrepid heroes discovered dinosaurs in South London, a cold war castle in Essex, grown men pretending to be warships in Scarborough, unexplained tunnels under Liverpool and a terraced house in Bedford being kept warm for Jesus's return. And along the way they met the people behind them all: enthusiasts, eccentrics and, you know, those who just sort of fell into looking after a vast collection of gnomes ...

Makes you proud!

How it Works: The Husband

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

This handy guide to the HUSBAND makes the PERFECT GIFT for any long-suffering wife or prospective bride.

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'The wife likes to read romantic fiction. The books are a fantasy and an escape for her.

The husband does not waste his time on silly stories. He likes to read books about things that really happened and tales of real men.

Reading these will be invaluable if he ever has to land on the moon or be in the S.A.S. or help manage the England football team.'

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'The husband likes to do simple repairs, like changing the washer on a tap.

Afterwards he likes to talk at great length about what a struggle it was, and will want to be treated as if he has invented a machine that turns farts into gold.'

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This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist

The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

THE PERFECT GIFT for anyone moving house or worried what them next door will get up to next . . .

'Logan is reporting his next-door neighbour to the police again.

This time, it's for using a hairdryer before 8am. Last time, it was for trespass by blossom.

'You again,' says the duty sergeant, and gets the forms.
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'Rachel and Robert's neighbour Mrs Vavasour has complained to the council about their hedge, their cat and the colour of their front door.

The morning after Rachel left her hair straighteners plugged in, Mrs Vavasour complains to the council that she was kept awake by a bright, flickering orange light and the sound of exploding wood.'

This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist

The Ladybird Book of Dating

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

THE PERFECT GIFT for the lonely, the deluded and the desperate.
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It is Barney and Leigh's wedding day. They have certainly come a long way from their first date.

They have learned to supress their personalities and pretend they want the same things, so they will be able to put up with each other for several years.

Everyone is happy for them.

Their story is over.
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Marcus and Fiona have had three dates.

Fiona knows this means she will either end up spending the rest of her life with Marcus, or eventually have to break up with him, horribly.

Both of these ideas are terrifying to Fiona.

Tomorrow Fiona will fake her own death and join Cirque du Soleil.

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This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist

Other new titles for Autumn 2017:
How it Works: The Brother
How it Works: The Sister
The Ladybird Book of the Ex
The Ladybird Book of the Nerd
The Ladybird Book of the New You
The Ladybird Book of Balls
The Ladybird Book of the Big Night Out
The Ladybird Book of the Quiet Night In
People at Work: The Rock Star

Previous titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series:
How it Works: The Husband
How it Works: The Wife
How it Works: The Mum
How it Works: The Dad
The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis
The Ladybird Book of the Hangover
The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness
The Ladybird Book of the Shed
The Ladybird Book of Dating
The Ladybird Book of the Hipster
How it Works: The Student
How it Works: The Cat
How it Works: The Dog
How it Works: The Grandparent
The Ladybird Book of Red Tape
The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door
The Ladybird Book of the Sickie
The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse
The Ladybird Book of the Do-Gooder

The Ladybird Book of Red Tape

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

THE PERFECT GIFT for unshakable rule abiding colleagues.
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'Your call is important to us,' says the lady on the help-line.

The call is important because it is currently making the company 48p per minute.'
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'Sam has forgotten her password so she cannot access her e-mail account.

She can reset her password using a memorable name, but she has forgotten her memorable name too, so the account locks.

Sam automatically receives a link so she can reset her password.

It is sent to her e-mail account.'
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This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist

Other new titles for Autumn 2017:
How it Works: The Brother
How it Works: The Sister
The Ladybird Book of the Ex
The Ladybird Book of the Nerd
The Ladybird Book of the New You
The Ladybird Book of Balls
The Ladybird Book of the Big Night Out
The Ladybird Book of the Quiet Night In
People at Work: The Rock Star

Previous titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series:
How it Works: The Husband
How it Works: The Wife
How it Works: The Mum
How it Works: The Dad
The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis
The Ladybird Book of the Hangover
The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness
The Ladybird Book of the Shed
The Ladybird Book of Dating
The Ladybird Book of the Hipster
How it Works: The Student
How it Works: The Cat
How it Works: The Dog
How it Works: The Grandparent
The Ladybird Book of Red Tape
The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door
The Ladybird Book of the Sickie
The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse
The Ladybird Book of the Do-Gooder

The Ladybird Book of the Shed

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

THE PERFECT GIFT for those who spend a little too much time in the shed.
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Using your shed as an office is called shedworking.

Bunny works from his shed. He is a freelance cow-whisperer.

At least, that's what he tells his wife. Bunny is unemployed.

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'Michael and Gwen are looking for the placemats Gwen's mother bought them for Christmas.

'Quick,' says Gwen. 'She will be here in twenty minutes!'

'I bet we hid them in here,' says Michael, closing himself inside the quiet shed.

Michael says he will not give up looking for the mats in the shed, even if it takes him all day.'

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This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist

Other new titles for Autumn 2017:
How it Works: The Brother
How it Works: The Sister
The Ladybird Book of the Ex
The Ladybird Book of the Nerd
The Ladybird Book of the New You
The Ladybird Book of Balls
The Ladybird Book of the Big Night Out
The Ladybird Book of the Quiet Night In
People at Work: The Rock Star

Previous titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series:
How it Works: The Husband
How it Works: The Wife
How it Works: The Mum
How it Works: The Dad
The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis
The Ladybird Book of the Hangover
The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness
The Ladybird Book of the Shed
The Ladybird Book of Dating
The Ladybird Book of the Hipster
How it Works: The Student
How it Works: The Cat
How it Works: The Dog
How it Works: The Grandparent
The Ladybird Book of Red Tape
The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door
The Ladybird Book of the Sickie
The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse
The Ladybird Book of the Do-Gooder

The Ladybird Book of the Meeting

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

THE PERFECT GIFT for the department.
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'People at work spend a lot of the day in meetings.

Meetings are important because they give everyone a chance to talk about work.

Which is easier than doing it.'
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'Rudd attends meetings remotely from his home office.

He has three telephones, two Swiss desk intercoms, a fax machine and a wall-mounted theremin.

Sometimes nobody speaks to him for days.'
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This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist


Other new titles for Autumn 2017:
How it Works: The Brother
How it Works: The Sister
The Ladybird Book of the Ex
The Ladybird Book of the Nerd
The Ladybird Book of the New You
The Ladybird Book of Balls
The Ladybird Book of the Big Night Out
The Ladybird Book of the Quiet Night In
People at Work: The Rock Star

Previous titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series:
How it Works: The Husband
How it Works: The Wife
How it Works: The Mum
How it Works: The Dad
The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis
The Ladybird Book of the Hangover
The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness
The Ladybird Book of the Shed
The Ladybird Book of Dating
The Ladybird Book of the Hipster
How it Works: The Student
How it Works: The Cat
How it Works: The Dog
How it Works: The Grandparent
The Ladybird Book of Red Tape
The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door
The Ladybird Book of the Sickie
The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse
The Ladybird Book of the Do-Gooder

How it Works: The Cat

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

THE PERFECT GIFT for those who value elegance, affection, cold hearted killing and expensive, clawed to death furniture.
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'A pet can be great fun.

Cats are warm and fluffy, like cuddly toys, and their owners give them lots of time and affection.

And, just like cuddly toys, they do very little in return.'
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'Over thousands of years, we have developed a special relationship with the animals that share our homes.

Dogs have evolved to serve many sorts of human needs.

And humans have evolved to serve many sorts of cat food.'
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This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist

Other new titles for Autumn 2017:
How it Works: The Brother
How it Works: The Sister
The Ladybird Book of the Ex
The Ladybird Book of the Nerd
The Ladybird Book of the New You
The Ladybird Book of Balls
The Ladybird Book of the Big Night Out
The Ladybird Book of the Quiet Night In
People at Work: The Rock Star

Previous titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series:
How it Works: The Husband
How it Works: The Wife
How it Works: The Mum
How it Works: The Dad
The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis
The Ladybird Book of the Hangover
The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness
The Ladybird Book of the Shed
The Ladybird Book of Dating
The Ladybird Book of the Hipster
How it Works: The Student
How it Works: The Cat
How it Works: The Dog
How it Works: The Grandparent
The Ladybird Book of Red Tape
The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door
The Ladybird Book of the Sickie
The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse
The Ladybird Book of the Do-Gooder

How it Works: The Wife

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

The PERFECT GIFT for your long-suffering wife or prospective bride. Or, for any fool of a husband or seriously deluded groom-to-be who hasn't yet understood what he's signed up for.

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Tina is getting married. It is the best day of her life.

Next year, she will claim that becoming a mother was the best day of her life, but only because she was on some very strong drugs.

Neither is true. The best day of her life was on her eighth birthday, when she got a yellow bike.

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The wife likes surprises.

Her favourite sort is a surprise birthday party.

It is the husband's job to organise this surprise for her, and to keep her informed of every detail about it.

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This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist

How It Works: The Mum

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

The PERFECT GIFT for Mum would be to let her take the day off while you do everything for her. Why not get her this book instead?

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This is mum.

A mum has two very important jobs to do. One is to look after her children.

The other is to do everything else as well.

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Now Lyndsay's little boy is at nursery, she is looking for a job.

At this interview, the lady asks Lyndsay all sorts of questions, which Lyndsay has trouble answering because she has the Octonauts theme going round her head.

Lyndsay hopes she is not singing out loud.

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This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist

The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

THE PERFECT GIFT for people who ride their Harleys to work while wearing guyliner and winklepickers, even in freezing temperatures.
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Jason's mid-life crisis started one Sunday morning in B&Q when he spotted a tub of boat varnish.

'I will never own a boat,' he thought to himself.

Jason has never wanted to own a boat. But now, not owning one is all he can think about.'
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'Sally has tried lots of things to make herself feel younger: running, glamping, Pilates, adult colouring books, a 'mummy make-over,' Bikram planking, Platonic irrigation and having an inappropriate relationship with a rangy twenty-something intern called Zeb, who has three beards and a Lego earring.

Sally has given up and is now thinking of joining the National Trust.'
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This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist

Other new titles for Autumn 2017:
How it Works: The Brother
How it Works: The Sister
The Ladybird Book of the Ex
The Ladybird Book of the Nerd
The Ladybird Book of the New You
The Ladybird Book of Balls
The Ladybird Book of the Big Night Out
The Ladybird Book of the Quiet Night In
People at Work: The Rock Star

Previous titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series:
How it Works: The Husband
How it Works: The Wife
How it Works: The Mum
How it Works: The Dad
The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis
The Ladybird Book of the Hangover
The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness
The Ladybird Book of the Shed
The Ladybird Book of Dating
The Ladybird Book of the Hipster
How it Works: The Student
How it Works: The Cat
How it Works: The Dog
How it Works: The Grandparent
The Ladybird Book of Red Tape
The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door
The Ladybird Book of the Sickie
The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse
The Ladybird Book of the Do-Gooder

The Ladybird Book of Boxing Day

Jason Hazeley (Author) , Joel Morris (Author)

THE PERFECT STOCKING FILLER for anyone who spends Christmas Day counting the minutes until the Boxing Day sales start.
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'There are two important days at Christmas.

There is Christmas Day, when everyone is jolly and hungry and very pleased to see each other.

And there is Boxing Day'
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'Jonathan and Oriane have gone for a Boxing Day walk with Transformers the dog.

Walking is healthy. It will help them digest their dinner.

And by the time they get home, Jonathan's father might have finished being racist and fallen asleep in his liquorice allsorts.'
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This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them.

The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.

'Hilarious' Stylist


Other new titles for Autumn 2017:
How it Works: The Brother
How it Works: The Sister
The Ladybird Book of the Ex
The Ladybird Book of the Nerd
The Ladybird Book of the New You
The Ladybird Book of Balls
The Ladybird Book of the Big Night Out
The Ladybird Book of the Quiet Night In
People at Work: The Rock Star

Previous titles in the Ladybirds for Grown Ups series:
How it Works: The Husband
How it Works: The Wife
How it Works: The Mum
How it Works: The Dad
The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis
The Ladybird Book of the Hangover
The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness
The Ladybird Book of the Shed
The Ladybird Book of Dating
The Ladybird Book of the Hipster
How it Works: The Student
How it Works: The Cat
How it Works: The Dog
How it Works: The Grandparent
The Ladybird Book of Red Tape
The Ladybird Book of the People Next Door
The Ladybird Book of the Sickie
The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse
The Ladybird Book of the Do-Gooder

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