Richard Benson (25)

Wicket Wit

ISBN: 9781840245417

Author: Richard Benson    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Whether or not you can tell your dibbly-dobblies from your nurdles, this marvellous offering from the popular Wit series is bound to bowl you over. Crammed ...


Whether or not you can tell your dibbly-dobblies from your nurdles, this marvellous offering from the popular Wit series is bound to bowl you over. Crammed full of hilarious quotations from cricket capers worldwide, its's the perfect all-rounder for any fan of the gentleman's game. From run-out rebuttals to wicket wisecracks, oval orations to howzat humiliations, this side-splitting book will ensure you'll never be stumped for a return again.


$29.99
A* in Exams

ISBN: 9781849537162

Authors: Ross Dickinson, Richard Benson    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

This upbeat, easy-to-use guide will show you how to organise your work, revise effectively and prepare for exam day to give you the best chance of getting that ...


This upbeat, easy-to-use guide will show you how to organise your work, revise effectively and prepare for exam day to give you the best chance of getting that A*! Includes essential advice on: • Preparing your revision environment • Organising your notes • Using the right revision methods • Choosing reliable online resources • Best practice for exam day • Finding the best approach for YOU


Bind: paperback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm


Publication Date: 10-04-2015


Tags: April 2015   Reference
$21.99
F in Exams Joke Book

ISBN: 9781849537759

Author: Richard Benson    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Getting up at the crack of dawn, wearing school uniform, squabbles in the schoolyard, endless homework… those were the best days of your life! It’s time to ...


Getting up at the crack of dawn, wearing school uniform, squabbles in the schoolyard, endless homework… those were the best days of your life! It’s time to relive them with this new collection of side-splitting jokes and ridiculous exam answers, showcasing the very best (and worst) in school humour


Bind: paperback


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 125 x 175 mm


Publication Date: 10-11-2015


$17.99
Irish Wit & Wisdom

ISBN: 9781849538466

Author: Richard Benson    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

The Emerald Isle is rightly famed for its rich literary heritage, vibrant wordplay and unique spirit. With quips, quotes and insults – from classic favourites...


The Emerald Isle is rightly famed for its rich literary heritage, vibrant wordplay and unique spirit. With quips, quotes and insults – from classic favourites W. B. Yeats and Oscar Wilde, to modern greats including Seamus Heaney and Spike Milligan – this excellent selection ensures that the perfect Irish witticism will always be on the tip of your tongue, and celebrates the very essence of Ireland.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 208


Dimensions: 116 x 182 mm


Publication Date: 06-06-2016


$29.99
Literary Wit & Wisdom

ISBN: 9781849538404

Author: Richard Benson    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

With quips, quotes and insults from beloved classic literary writers such as William Shakespeare, Virginia Woolf and Ernest Hemingway to modern literati Zadie S...


With quips, quotes and insults from beloved classic literary writers such as William Shakespeare, Virginia Woolf and Ernest Hemingway to modern literati Zadie Smith and Will Self, this charming book celebrates the best of our literary heritage. Literary Wit will ensure that you’re never at a loss for the perfect witticism.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 208


Dimensions: 116 x 182 mm


Publication Date: 06-06-2016


$29.99
The Bumper Book of Sporting Wit

ISBN: 9781849539173

Author: Richard Benson    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

"I threw the kitchen sink at him but he went to the bathroom and got his tub." - Andy Roddick on Roger Federer. Win, lose or draw, players and fans always have ...


"I threw the kitchen sink at him but he went to the bathroom and got his tub." - Andy Roddick on Roger Federer. Win, lose or draw, players and fans always have something to say about it. Packed to the rafters with the best quips and quotes from across the world of sport, this massive collection will keep you smiling in the stands even when you're smarting from the scoreline.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 135 x 204 mm


Publication Date: 09-09-2016


$29.99
F in Exams: The Big Book of Test Paper Blunders

ISBN: 9781849539241

Author: Richard Benson    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Exams have never been so hilarious! Banish the horror of school days with this bumper edition of the world's worst best pupils. Bursting with misunderstandings,...


Exams have never been so hilarious! Banish the horror of school days with this bumper edition of the world's worst best pupils. Bursting with misunderstandings, misspellings and spirited, if ultimately incorrect, answers, this collection brings together the most head-scratching, side-splitting examples from the F in Exams series.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 135 x 204 mm


Publication Date: 13-10-2016


$29.99
Sporting Greats

ISBN: 9781849538619

Author: Richard Benson    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

'I wouldn’t say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.' Brian Clough Sport is the stuff of high drama, big personalities and some v...


'I wouldn’t say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.' Brian Clough Sport is the stuff of high drama, big personalities and some very memorable quips. Over the years, players and coaches have captured exactly what it means to win, how it feels to lose and why we keep on watching. This collection of funny and thoughtful words from across the sporting spectrum is at the top of its game, and the perfect gift for every fan.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 101 x 136 mm


Publication Date: 13-06-2016


$17.99
Bad News

ISBN: 9781849539296

Author: Richard Benson    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

‘The away team were prevented from making a final strike due to a well-timed tickle’ Laugh out loud at this selection of the funniest faux pas, silliest sl...


‘The away team were prevented from making a final strike due to a well-timed tickle’ Laugh out loud at this selection of the funniest faux pas, silliest slips and most blatant bloopers that ever made it into print (and some that didn’t), from newspaper headlines to menus, and from small ads to social media. You’ll be checking everything you type after reading this!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 125 x 175 mm


Publication Date: 14-09-2017


$22.99
Old Git Wit and Wisdom

ISBN: 9781786850591

Author: Richard Benson    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

‘The older one grows, the more one likes indecency.’ Virginia Woolf So you’re getting on a bit, but even if your body creaks more than it used to, you...


‘The older one grows, the more one likes indecency.’ Virginia Woolf So you’re getting on a bit, but even if your body creaks more than it used to, you’ve still got your sense of humour. This collection of witty quotations and gems of senior sagacity will keep a spring in your step and the cobwebs at bay.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 208


Dimensions: 116 x 182 mm


Publication Date: 14-09-2017


$27.99
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