Flanimals

Publisher details

Flanimals
Author
Ricky Gervais
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Genres
Children’s Fiction, Humour
Released
06 October, 2005

Synopsis

There are 35 hilarious characters flanimals to get to know in this book. Each one is introduced in stunning full-colour with the help of Rob Steen's remarkable, original and modern artwork which was created using a combination of traditional media and computer techniques.Meet:The Plamglotis who, born without feet, swallows its hands to walk on while looking for food. Unfortunately, when it finds food it can't eat because its mouth is already full.The Underblenge, who has a snerbulent splench sucker that captures prey by sticking to their face and suffocating them, as its suckers are impossible to prize off. Unfortunately it can't catch anything as it can't move from the rock it was born on.The Grundit, who staggers around half-witted and grumpy causing trouble. Its favourite hobby is to use the Puddloflaj as a mode of transport. (The Baby Puddloflaj, incidentally, can be used as a water bomb).
Ricky Gervais
About the author

Ricky Gervais

Ricky Dene Gervais is an English comedian, actor, writer, producer, director, singer, and musician. In 2000, he was given a Channel 4 talk show, Meet Ricky Gervais, and then achieved greater mainstream fame a year later with his BBC television series The Office. It was followed by Extras in 2005. He co-wrote and co-directed both series with Stephen Merchant. In addition to writing and directing the shows, he played the lead roles of David Brent in The Office and Andy Millman in Extras. He reprised his role as Brent in the comedy film Life on the Road.Gervais released a children's book in 2004, Flanimals (illustrated by Rob Steen), which depicted nonsense animals. After the success of this book, he released its sequel More Flanimals in 2005, with Flanimals of the Deep coming the next year. A new Flanimals book, Flanimals: The Day of the Bletchling, was released in October 2007. Flanimals: Pop Up was also published in 2009. 

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