compilation of kids' puns, jokes, riddles, knock-knock gags, doctor-doctor
japes and much more besides...
'All we can say is that as Fungus The Bogeyman
recommends this book - YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!'
completists is this. Posing as alter-ego Fungus The Bogeyman,
Raymond Briggs pens a suitably grotty introduction to this gag-packed
Drear Drycleaner Reader,
This vile book which you are already reading
has been stinkingly popular in Bogeydom.
The jokes are so rotten, so wet and so dull
that readers instantly fall asleep. Some of the
jokes are so old they are decayed and smelly.
If you put your nose close to the joke you
can actually smell it....
A page and a half of similar poxed and pustuled putridness follows.
Apparently, the Bogey edition of 'The End' is almost edible, and The
Bogginness Book Of Records lists it as the dullest book ever known.
Fungus sign off thus:
Your Smelly Friend of The Night
In addition to this grotty foreword there are two small but delectable
sketches in the book. The first depicts him writing the foreword. The
comes at the end of the volume and shows him pasting a sign with
Of The End' on a wall. 'Thank badness for that!', he exclaims...
'Thank badness for Fungus!', says we...
See also: Fungus The
The Bogeyman Plop-Up Book
- Fungus The Bogeyman