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Oh Poo

Advantages: Hilariously funny with well drawn pictures.
Disadvantages: Kid's will be quoting from it for ages.

...Okay, who among you are sick of reading serious books? How many of you want a little light relief from War and Peace? Who wants to have a good old laugh with a little bit of toilet humour (literally). Well look no further, below is the answer. Childre ...

SandraR 18.10.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Story of the Little Mole Who Knew It Was None of His Business - Werner Holzwarth

Get Your Nose In Someone Else's Business

Advantages: funny, clever, original
Disadvantages: none

This is going to sound a little hypocritical from one who so despises adults reading children's books for pleasure. But I love this book. And I don't care that it is meant to be for persons twenty years my junior. This is a very funny, very clever little ...

melee 15.02.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Story of the Little Mole Who Knew It Was None of His Business - Werner Holzwarth

“WHEN ANGER RISES, THINK OF THE CONSEQUENCES”

Advantages: Funny and clever
Disadvantages: None of note

...“Folly is often more cruel in the consequences than malice can be in the intent.” A jam doughnut! A single solitary jam doughnut was all it took to alter and ruin the lives and careers of the many people caught in the ripple effect. From a humble wheel ...

stuleg 22.07.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Ripple Effect - Dominic Holland

Where's the jam?

Advantages: entertaining read
Disadvantages: takes a bit of time to get into it

The Ripple Effect takes a very simple idea and manages to spin it out into an amusing and entertaining read. The basic concept is to take one simple action, in this case the absence due to worker error of the jam filling in a jam donut, and tells the stor ...

atticusuk 09.02.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Ripple Effect - Dominic Holland

One error lots of events

Advantages: Funny
Disadvantages: Limited character development

The Ripple Effect is a book I borrowed from a friend as he reckoned it was a very funny read and the author Dominic Holland is someone I had seen on TV as he is a comedian and often on those celebrity panel quiz shows like Have I got news for you or QI. ...

sympatic 13.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Ripple Effect - Dominic Holland