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The Mr Men All Die Today

The famous Mr Men characters, beloved of children and parents for nearly 40 years even though some of the books are fairly terrible, are about to be marched cheerily off up the hill to Slaughterhouse Land by current rights holder Egmont. It has reworked some of the more popular books into ironic versions to be given to your wacky mate for Christmas. Read More >>

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Why Stephen King Wants Adults To Remember How They Thought As Kids

Stephen King’s dark imagination as an adult always makes people wonder what the hell happened to him as a kid. But King didn’t have that unusual of a childhood. He’s more interested in everyone else’s curiosity about how he grew up and their assumption that something horrific must have happened for him to write about such dark things. Read More >>

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Ladybird Has More of Those Funny Adult Books Coming for Christmas

Those allegedly funny Ladybird for adults books that set low-hanging parts of the world on fire last Christmas are back, this time aiming their greeting card humour at such easy targets as students, the workplace, old people, cats and -- in a surprisingly early shark-jump moment for the series -- the zombie apocalypse. Read More >>