Since time immemorial mankind has been plagued by the question "What do you do with a dead cat?" Here, at last, in 101 hilarious, outrageous, and (sometimes) downright sick cartoons, are some answers. 101 black-and-white illustrations.
Ninety-nine Stormtroopers join the Empire, and then their troubles begin. One takes a lunch break in the carbon freezing chamber. Two underestimate a princess. One picks the wrong time to ask for a promotion. Another fails to show Jabba the proper respect. And one in... read more
Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him.A Short History of Nearly Everything is his quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to ... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards: Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2010.|
What does history really consists of? Centuries of people quietly going about their daily business - sleeping, eating, having sex, endeavouring to get comfortable. And where did all these normal activities take place? At home. This was the thought that inspired B... read more
|Author:||Alison Davies; Carolina Buzio (Illustrator)|
Embrace your inner sloth with this light-hearted self-help book. From being still?and?enjoying the moment, ?to digging your claws in when life gets tough, this book will show you how to go after your goals and get the most out of living life in... read more
Flamingo is that one friend who always brightens a room as soon as he walks in. He is always the first on the dancefloor and the very last to stop boogying. He has never tried to dress like a Parisian, never followed advice on what not to wear, and certa... read more
Sweet natured, sociable, and blessed with great hair, Llama is taking on the world...she is doing it one step at a time and staying really, really chilled. Take a leaf out of Llama's book and seek out the calm amidst the chaos. From llama weddings to therapy ll... read more
Mermaid is happy in her own fins. She is fiercely independent and is just as happy taking herself out for dinner as she is on a night out with the squad. Never one to bow out early, she confronts every challenge head on and isn't afraid to get her hands dirty (though her tail will alway... read more
A relatively comprehensive guide to the Great Southern Land by arguably Australia's oldest newspaper. Now in its 11th edition, this full-colour guide to contemporary Australia has been touted as the most comprehensive insight into the lucky country since Microsoft's Encarta. Init... read more
|Author:||Gus Worland; Steve Worland|
Gargantuan gags, goofs and giggles for your favourite fella, with royalties donated to support men's mental health Knockabout brothers Gus and Steve Worland know a good joke when they hear one, and this smorgasbord of their favourite gags and ya... read more
Peter Berner has created a collection of humorous illustrations which take a very droll look at modern life from the perspective of a very ordinary man who has no desire to be anything but very ordinary.
Kitty Flanagan has been locked in an industrial freezer in Western Australia, insulted about the size of her lady parts in Singapore and borne witness to the world's most successful wife swap in suburban Sydney. It's these valuable lessons from The University of Life that have taught her... read more