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How to cook children

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Product description

This unique children's book presents 'delicious' recipes from witches around the world. Every dish has one thing in common: the main ingredients are CHILDREN! In the classic gruesome style typical of children's authors such as Roald Dahl, this book is a ten-year-old's paradise - filled to the brim with bogies, squashed frogs, zombie chickens and the funniest witches ever seen. Many witches have contributed, from Barfa Stew-Wart in the United States, France's favourite Mad Elaine de la Moustache, to Britain's very own Janie Groviller. Featuring a short introduction to each recipe by the general editor Esmelia Sniff (who despises all her contributors and also suffers from severe incontinence), each recipe drips with cruelty and will have every witch drooling with delight. The text is written with a variety of voices, each more preposterous than the last and written to appeal to children, but with many jokes that will make this a hit with adults too. The darkness of the subject matter is offset with laugh-out-loud humour and the absurdity of the witches' characters. Designed to resemble a witchy version of a modern cookbook, it is stunningly illustrated throughout.

This copy is in very good condition with only very slight wear to the dust jacket. Rarely available in the UK.

Item details

Author(s):
Martin Howard and Colin Stimpson
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First 2008
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1862057710
ISBN-13:
9781862057715
Number of pages:
80
Publisher:
Pavilion
Title:
How to cook children

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This unique children's book presents 'delicious' recipes from witches around the world. Every dish has one thing in common: the main ingredients are CHILDREN! In the classic gruesome style typical of children's authors such as Roald Dahl, this book is a ten-year-old's paradise - filled to the brim with bogies, squashed frogs, zombie chickens and the funniest witches ever seen. Many witches have contributed, from Barfa Stew-Wart in the United States, France's favourite Mad Elaine de la Moustache, to Britain's very own Janie Groviller. Featuring a short introduction to each recipe by the general editor Esmelia Sniff (who despises all her contributors and also suffers from severe incontinence), each recipe drips with cruelty and will have every witch drooling with delight. The text is written with a variety of voices, each more preposterous than the last and written to appeal to children, but with many jokes that will make this a hit with adults too. The darkness of the subject matter is offset with laugh-out-loud humour and the absurdity of the witches' characters. Designed to resemble a witchy version of a modern cookbook, it is stunningly illustrated throughout.

This copy is in very good condition with only very slight wear to the dust jacket. Rarely available in the UK.

Author(s):
Martin Howard and Colin Stimpson
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First 2008
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1862057710
ISBN-13:
9781862057715
Number of pages:
80
Publisher:
Pavilion
Title:
How to cook children

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