Let Them Eat Cake! (Mr. Peabody & Sherman)

By Fabio Laguna, James Gallego

Mr. Peabody & Sherman hits theatres March 7, 2014!

DreamWorks Animation brings Jay Ward's vintage sketch Mr. Peabody & Sherman to the large reveal in an all-new comedy experience for the total family members. Mr. Peabody is the world's smartest one that in order that occurs to be a puppy. whilst his "pet" boy, Sherman, makes use of their time-traveling WABAC desktop with no permission, the occasions in background spiral uncontrolled to disastrous and comical effects! It's as much as this such a lot unforeseen of father-son groups to place issues again on the right track. teenagers a long time three to 7 will get pleasure from this full-color Pictureback storybook that retells one of many movie's most fun time-traveling adventures.

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Bearded Tit

By Rory McGrath

A poignant yet hilarious trip into the arcane global of birdwatching via the most well known names in British comedy, Bearded Tit is Rory McGrath’s tale of lifestyles between birds. From a Cornish boyhood wandering gorse-tipped cliffs hearing the track of the yellowhammer together with his imaginary female friend, or drawing gravity-defying jackdaws in school whilst he must have been utilizing himself to physics, to quoting the Latin names of birds to offer himself a battling likelihood with the main attractive lady he had ever noticeable. As an grownup, or what passes for one, Rory recounts turning into a card-carrying birdwatcher, looking at his first skylark—peerless king of the summer time sky—while stoned; his time and again failed makes an attempt to wake up on the break of day just like the actual twitchers; and his unsuitable bid to teach his totally unreconstructed ingesting mate Danny within the methods of birding. Rory’s story is a completely academic, sometimes lyrical, and hugely fun romp throughout the hidden byways of birdwatching and all its attendant arcane knowledge.

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What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

By Randall Munroe

From the author of the wildly well known webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative solutions to special questions you possibly by no means notion to ask.

Millions of individuals stopover at xkcd.com every one week to learn Randall Munroe’s iconic webcomic. His stick-figure drawings approximately technological know-how, know-how, language, and love have a wide and passionate following.

Fans of xkcd ask Munroe loads of unusual questions. What in the event you attempted to hit a baseball pitched at ninety percentage the rate of sunshine? how briskly are you able to hit a pace bump whereas using and stay? If there has been a robotic apocalypse, how lengthy may humanity last?

In pursuit of solutions, Munroe runs desktop simulations, pores over stacks of declassified army examine memos, solves differential equations, and consults with nuclear reactor operators. His responses are masterpieces of readability and hilarity, complemented through signature xkcd comics. they typically are expecting the entire annihilation of humankind, or no less than a very mammoth explosion.

The e-book good points new and never-before-answered questions, in addition to up to date and improved types of the most well-liked solutions from the xkcd web site. What If? should be required interpreting for xkcd fanatics and somebody who likes to consider the hypothetical.

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Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions

By Daniel Wallace

In his major, Edward Bloom was once a rare guy. He might outrun anyone. He by no means neglected an afternoon of faculty. He stored lives and tamed giants. Animals enjoyed him, humans enjoyed him, girls enjoyed him. He knew extra jokes than any guy alive. at the least that’s what he informed his son, William. yet now Edward Bloom is demise, and William wishes desperately to grasp the reality approximately his elusive father―this indefatigable teller of tall tales―before it’s too past due. So, utilizing the few proof he is aware, William re-creates Edward’s lifestyles in a sequence of legends and myths, by which he starts to appreciate his father’s nice feats, and his nice failings. the result's hilarious and wrenching, soft and outrageous.

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Fifty Sheds of Grey

By C. T. Grey

"She knelt sooner than me at the shed ground and tugged lightly, then tougher until eventually eventually it got here. I moaned with excitement. Now for the opposite boot . . ."

Colin Grey's existence used to be satisfied and easy, till the day every little thing changed-the day his spouse learn that book. unexpectedly, he used to be thrust headfirst right into a darkish, illicit international of delight and soreness. this is often what occurs whilst a tide of tempestuous, erotic hope invades man's final position of privateness: his yard shed.

caution: Fifty Sheds of gray contains fifty picture shed-based photographs. Please don't glance while you are simply offended.

Follow the phenomenon @50ShedsofGrey

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Horrid Henry's Monster Movie

By Francesca Simon

You will not think what Horrid Henry will do next!

Horrid Henry has came upon a brand new approach to scare everyone—his own monster motion picture. The Undead Demon Monster Who wouldn't Die goes to be a BIG hit! Plus 3 extra gigantic stories that may depart you screaming for more.

If you learn this, you will snort so difficult milk may possibly pop out of your nostril!
(Find out why thousands of youngsters worldwide love Horrid Henry)

"Kids will love examining the laugh-out-loud humorous tales approximately somebody whose habit is even worse than their own."—School Library Journal

"Will make you chuckle out loud."—Sunday Times

"A loveable undesirable boy."—People

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Great Granny Webster (New York Review Books Classics)

By Caroline Blackwood

Nice Granny Webster is Caroline Blackwood's masterpiece. Heiress to the Guinness fortune, Blackwood used to be celebrated as a good attractiveness and astounding raconteur lengthy prior to she made her identify as a strikingly unique author. This macabre, mordantly humorous, partially auto-biographical novel unearths the gothic craziness behind the curtain within the nice homes of the aristocracy, as witnessed in the course of the unsparing eyes of an orphaned teenage woman. nice Granny Webster herself is a wonderful monster, the chilliest of matriarchs, presiding with steely self-regard over a panorama of ruined lives.

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