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An Epic Book: Review of Funny Bones Edited by Kate and Jol Temple and Oliver Phommavanh

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11 November 2019

An Epic Book: Review of Funny Bones Edited by Kate and Jol Temple and Oliver Phommavanh

Publisher details

Funny Bones
Authors
Jol Temple, Kate Temple, Oliver Phommavanh
Publisher
Allen & Unwin
Genre
Comedy
Released
01 November, 2019

Synopsis

A bumper book to tickle your funny bone with over 100 hilarious one-liners, jokes, shaggy dog tales as well as silly stories and wise-cracking cartoons from Australia's favourite comedians, children's authors and illustrators, that raises money for War Child Australia.If you think you've heard every funny story there is then think again ... Funny Bones is a super-huge collection of rib-tickling stories, cartoons, jokes and much, much more that's bound to get even the most serious kid laughing.With over 100 funny stories, hilarious poems and side-splitting drawings from some of Australia's favourite and funniest people including Zoe Foster Blake, Josh Pyke, Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton, Hannah Gadsby, Lawrence Leung, Michelle Law, Adrian Beck, Katrina Nannestad, James O'Loghlin, Tom Jellett, Gus Gordon, Danny Katz, Mitch Vane, Sally Rippin, Tristan Bancks, Jessica Walton, Dougal Macpherson, Garth Nix, The Listies, Georgia Productions as well as Oliver Phommavanh and Kate & Jol Temple, Funny Bones will be a bumper addition to any child's bookshelf. It might get you laughing out loud, but it's all for a serious cause - all royalties go to the international aid charity, War Child Australia.
Jol Temple
About the author

Jol Temple

Kate and Jol Temple write funny books for kids. Their award-winning book Captain Jimmy Cook Discovers Third Grade was selected as a CBCA Honour Book and inspired the ridiculous spin-off, Yours Troolie, Alice Toolie. Kate and Jol are ambassadors for Raising Literacy Australia.

Books by Jol Temple

Kate Temple
About the author

Kate Temple

Kate and Jol Temple write funny books for kids. Their award-winning book Captain Jimmy Cook Discovers Third Grade was selected as a CBCA Honour Book and inspired the ridiculous spin-off, Yours Troolie, Alice Toolie. Kate and Jol are ambassadors for Raising Literacy Australia.

Books by Kate Temple

Oliver Phommavanh
About the author

Oliver Phommavanh

Oliver is a young Thai-Australian writer for children. He has featured on panels at the Sydney Writers' Festival among many other appearances at festival and writing event as well as in blogs. He has worked as a primary school teacher and now spends his time writing and sharing his writing passion with kids and engaging them with humour. He's also a stand-up comedian and has appeared on national TV and radio as well as a number of well-known comedy venues such as the Comedy Store in Sydney. He is the author of books such as Thai-riffic!, Con-nerd and Natural Born Loser.  

Books by Oliver Phommavanh

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