ANOTHER YEAR, ANOTHER 10 POUNDS
Once again, Garfield spreads his mirth--and his girth--to cartoon lovers everywhere.Whether he's poking fun at Jon's latest dating disaster, punting Odie off the kitchen table, or pigging out on pork skins, this well-rounded cat is always hungry for fun.
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The spirit of childhood leaps to life again with boundless energy and magic in Yukon Ho , a collection of adventures featuring rambunctious six-year-old Calvin and his co-conspirator tiger-chum, Hobbes. Picking up where The Essential Calvin and Hobbes left off, Yukon Ho is a delight
Will Charlie Brown ever get to kick the footballs? Will Schroeder finally return Lucy's love? Will Linus give up his security blanket? Will Peppermint Party ever pass a test? And, most importantly will Snoopy--that canine literary ace--ever be published?
"To take a blank piece of paper and draw characters that people love and worry about is extremely satisfying. It really does not matter what you are called or where your work is placed as long as it brings some kind of joy to some person some place." -- Charles Schulz
Peanuts: A Golden Celebration honors the momentous 50th anniversary of Charlie Brown and the gang with over 1,000 carefully selected strips that tell the story of Peanutslike no other book before. In Schulz's own words we learn how he came to create the world's most popular comic strip characters from nostalgic and sometimes painful memories of growing up--such as the agony of classroom Valentine exchange and the longing for a little red-haired girl.
From the debut of Peanuts on October 2, 1950, to the golden jubilee, here are fifty years of the favorite episodes and the..."firsts," such as the first time Lucy pulled the football away from Charlie Brown. Included are scenes from the beloved Charlie Brown television. specials and the latest revival of the Broadway musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.
These are the strips and events that have made Peanuts an awesome phenomenon, appearing in 2,600 newspapers worldwide everyday. Not bad for a round-headed kid called Charlie Brown.
Let the celebration begin
Full of wit and twisted humor this notorious Shel Silverstein classic is a book you won't want your children to readWritten for adults only, Shel Silverstein--the popular children's book author--presents a humorous satire of alphabet books filled with ABC lessons parents would never want their children to learn.
"Dilbert is easily one of the most clever and consistently funny comics in current circulation. Like all great comic strips, it provides a much-needed daily dose of comedy and, most importantly, keeps its finger firmly planted on the pulse of truth while doing so." Some might think that the corporate scandals of 2002 could make it difficult to find anything funny about today's business world. But When Body Language Goes Bad proves it will take more than that to slow down the inventive wit of Scott Adams, who clearly is never at a loss for finding hysterical things to mock in corporate life.
This marks the 21st collection of Adams' wildly popular comic strip, Dilbert, which is featured in more than 2,000 newspapers worldwide. This book updates loyal readers on the so-called careers of Dilbert, Alice, Wally, Asok the intern, and other regulars as they wallow through pointless projects, mismanaged company takeovers, futile team-building exercises, and other inane company initiatives like the "name the rest room" contest.
The surest way to a cat's heart is through his stomach, a fact which Garfield knows from experience. After all, the only thing bigger than Garfield's heart (and his latest hearty slab of lasagne) is his tummy. But when he's not eating between meals, Garfield is dishing out ample helpings of humour.
Combining elements of espionage and intrigue, the historical fiction BARNUM tells the imaginative tale of P.T. Barnum, the world's greatest showman and America's best secret agent. When brilliant inventor Nikola Tesla leads a faction of the world's richest men in a plot to destroy America, Barnum must assume his role as an undercover government operative and assemble his team of talented circus freaks to thwart the devious plot. Joined by a midget strongman, a teenaged human fly, a manhating mesmer, an empath who can speak with animals, the notorious Siamese twins, Chang and Eng, and a sword-swallowing rubber man, the master showman uses futuristic technology and his own uncanny abilities to stop the evil madman bent on world domination. SUGGESTED FOR MATURE READERS.