Funny Business

Funny Business

Clowning Around, Practical Jokes, Cool Comedy, Cartooning, and More

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
Provides information on creating a stand-up comedy routine, becoming a clown, pulling practical jokes, and drawing comic strips.

Perseus Publishing
Following her good-times-for-all, smash-hit Boredom Blasters, Helaine Becker serves up another barrel of laughs in this book for now and future jokesters. Young readers learn how to prepare a comedy routine and how to draw their own comic strips. They discover what separates a good clown from a stupendous one, and how to perform clown routines like juggling and pratfalls. Tasty recipes, hilariously inspired crafts, crazy jokes, fascinating facts, and giggle-inducing activities complement each chapter. Examples include whipping up a batch of Earthworms and Dirt Cups for dinner, creating slapstick sound effects with a pair of vinyl gloves, and livening up a party with a Very Silly Walk-a-Thon. Claudia Dávila’s whimsical full-color art adds to the fun.


Publisher: Toronto : Maple Tree Press, 2005
ISBN: 9781897066409
1897066406
Branch Call Number: J 791.33 BEC
Characteristics: 160 p. :,col. ill. ;,19 cm.
Additional Contributors: Dávila, Claudia - Illustrator

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