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Danger Is Everywhere: A Handbook for Avoiding Danger By David O'Doherty

Danger Is Everywhere: A Handbook for Avoiding Danger

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Does it warn you about what to do if a shark comes up out of the loo while you are sitting on it? Yes it does. And how to find out if your granny is a robot? That too. And what to do if a volcano erupts underneath your house? This book deals with these questions.

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Danger Is Everywhere: A Handbook for Avoiding Danger Summary


Danger Is Everywhere: A Handbook for Avoiding Danger by David O'Doherty

Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets The Dangerous Book for Boys, DANGER IS EVERYWHERE is a brilliantly funny handbook for avoiding danger of all kinds that will have everyone from reluctant readers to bookworms laughing out loud (very safely) from start to finish.

DOES IT WARN YOU ABOUT WHAT TO DO IF A SHARK COMES UP OUT OF THE LOO WHILE YOU ARE SITTING ON IT?
Yes it does.

AND HOW TO FIND OUT IF YOUR GRANNY IS A ROBOT?
That too.

AND WHAT TO DO IF A VOLCANO ERUPTS UNDERNEATH YOUR HOUSE?
After you've made sure it's not a neighbour's barbecue, this book will let you know exactly how to deal with it.

'I dislocated my jaw laughing' Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl

Written by Docter Noel Zone, the world's greatest (and only) Dangerologist, with the help of his neighbours:

David O'Doherty (words) is a stand-up comedian, writer and regular guest on television shows such as QI, Have I Got News For You and Would I Lie To You? He has written two theatre shows for children, including one where he fixed their bicycles live on stage.


Chris Judge (pictures) is the award winning author/illustrator of The Lonely Beast and a number of other picture books for children. His work has appeared in high-profile advertising campaigns, newspapers, magazines, exhibitions and other media in Ireland and the UK. His most recent work includes cover artwork for Roddy Doyle's Brilliant.

www.DangerIsEverywhere.co.uk

'A brilliantly silly survival guide' Sunday Express

'A Joyful riposte to over-cautious parents . . . well-paced and funny throughout.' Time Out London

'Imagine the Mighty Boosh crashed into the Wimpy Kid' The Times

'A surreal, daft and funny book . . . A bracing satirical sideswipe at today's health-and-safety culture, aimed at kids who'll get the irony and relish the silliness.' Financial Times

'Brilliantly funny' Gransnet

'A brilliantly mapcap guide' ni4Kids.com

'Laugh-out-loud' TheSchoolRun.com

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Danger Is Everywhere: A Handbook for Avoiding Danger Reviews


I dislocated my jaw laughing -- Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl
228/10 - That's an understatement. -- William, age 10
Wicked illustrations that will help you tackle silly dangers. Made me laugh out loud and I know my friends at school will love it! -- Robyn, age 8
Awesome jokes that made me laugh out loud ... one of the funniest books I have read. -- Isla, age 9
I loved it because it is full of hilarious pictures . . . such as TEPOC - the Emergency Page Of Calm. Make a copy of this page and show it to your Mum when she is getting stressed! -- Ross, age 10
Loved it! Really enjoyed it - favourite chapter was the danger pets -- Jennifer, age 7
This book is very good for boys as it contains scary and rude things. . . ! -- Tomasz, age 9
Brilliantly silly * Sunday Express *
A star turn that will amuse smart seven-year-olds, 17-year-olds, and, in our experience, 47-year olds . . . well-paced and funny throughout * Time Out London *
A surreal, daft and funny book . . . A bracing satirical sideswipe at today's health-and-safety culture, aimed at kids who'll get the irony and relish the silliness. -- Financial Times
Brilliantly funny * Gransnet.com *
Laugh-out-loud * TheSchoolRun.com *
Imagine the Mighty Boosh crashed into the Wimpy Kid * The Times *

About David O'Doherty


David O'Doherty: is a stand-up comedian, writer and regular guest on television shows such as QI, Have I Got News For You and Would I Lie To You? He has written two theatre shows for children, including one where he fixed their bicycles live on stage. Chris Judge is the award winning author/illustrator of The Lonely Beast and a number of other picture books for children. His work has appeared in high-profile advertising campaigns, newspapers, magazines, exhibitions and other media in Ireland and the UK. His most recent work includes cover artwork for Roddy Doyle's Brilliant.

Additional information

GOR005997203
Danger Is Everywhere: A Handbook for Avoiding Danger by David O'Doherty
David O'Doherty
Danger Is Everywhere
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2014-07-23
256
0141354151
9780141354156
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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