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Gyles Brandreth

  • 5 stars across 6 books
    Gyles Daubeney Brandreth is an English theatre producer, actor, politician, journalist, author and TV presenter. Born in Germany, he moved to London at the age of three and, after his education at New College, Oxford, he began his career in television.

    He went from presenting Puzzle Party in the 1970s, to appearing in Countdown's Dictionary Corner for over 300 episodes. His career has since encompassed becoming an MP and appearing regularly on TV and radio, but writing is his true passion.

    His past books include; Word Play, Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations and Breaking the Code: Westminster Diaries.
    20th August 2020

    What's Black and White and Red All Over?

    *Laugh yourself silly in this fantastic collection of jokes and riddles from master of funny Gyles Brandreth!* ... More

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    6th March 2000

    Amanda Mouse and the Birthday Cake

    There's nowhere else quite like Mouse Village. Written by a former MP, these children's books take the reader through th... More

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    6th October 2009

    The Super Joke Book

    Children will love this collection of hilarious jokes! Cool, clever drawings throughout add to the fun. The book is aime... More

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    1st June 2002

    The Biggest Kids Joke Book Ever!

    What's yellow and dangerous? Shark-infested custard! What time is it when an elephant sits on your fence? Time to get a ... More

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    1st September 1992

    The Emergency Excuses Kit

    You're late for dinner. You haven't done your homework. You forgot to feed the dog. What do all these situations have in... More

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    4th October 2018

    Have You Eaten Grandma?

    A brilliantly funny lament on the misuse of English grammar and a guide on how to avoid the troublingly common language ... More

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