Some material was later used in the duo's later TV series, Ripping Yarns(1975–78). His bloodthirsty, psychopathic character is depicted in constant conflict with the publishers, as they attempt to raise the moral tone of the book and censor violent content.
May 16, 2016 by Joe Hodgson. Jones and Palin - Bert Fegg's Nasty Book for Boys and Girls, Bert Fegg’s Nasty Book for Boys and Girls / Dr. Fegg’s Encyclopedia of All World Knowledge. Terry and I liked him very much and we wrote a book around him called The Nasty Book for Boys and Girls. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Christmas present from a childhood memory! We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $57.00. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. I think he will be over the moon with this choice! The book satirises elements of educational text books, as well as annuals, which were popular hardcover publications for children featuring short stories, comic strips, and games, often based upon television series and films of the day. Gilliam v. American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bert_Fegg%27s_Nasty_Book_for_Boys_and_Girls&oldid=971113083, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Martin Honeysett, Lolly Honeysett, Frank Bellamy, Paul Buckle, The original UK edition also included references to a faux contest whereby readers were invited to look for a "deliferate mistale" [, The book climaxes with a two-page, gory illustration of Bert Fegg chopping open a monster with an axe (presented in the style of, This page was last edited on 4 August 2020, at 07:22.
Shop now. The binding is in good condition. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. From the Monty Python boys, this children's annual/handbook is the usual collection of absurdities and silliness. Among the topics covered in the book are: Expanded and revised editions of the book appeared as Dr. Fegg's Nasty Book of Knowledge in the US in 1976 and Dr. Fegg's Encyclopeadia (sic) of all World Knowledge, in the UK in 1984.
Bert Fegg's nasty book for boys and girls.. [Bert Fegg; Terry Jones] Home. The hardback cover is discoloured and a little worn but overall sound. Some material was later used in the duo's later TV series, Ripping Yarns (1975–78). Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Recurring jokes throughout the book include a number of parody advertisements for exotic household gadgets, appearances by the sinister West Bromley Fighting Haddock, and passing references to "the Bournemouth Killings". The literary podcast presented by John Mitchinson and Andy Miller. In fact, the book is the work of Terry Jones and Michael Palin, who adapted a range of material from scripts written for the television comedy series, Monty Python's Flying Circus. 40 some years ago I bought 5 copies of this book and gave one to my children and the others to deserving children. Bert Fegg's Nasty Book for Boys And Girls is a humorous book first published by Methuen in 1974 which purports to have been written by a psychopathic character, Dr. Fegg. Search. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. My 10 year old son loved it, albeit that I had to explain some of the humour. Please choose a different delivery location. Loved this book as a 9 year old and still, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 12, 2017. takes me back to my childhood. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books.
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Loved this book as a 9 year old and still,suprisingly, find it very amusing.
Buy Bert Fegg's Nasty Book for Boys and Girls First Edition by Jones, Terry, Palin, Michael (ISBN: 9780413327406) from Amazon's Book Store. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Home / Books / Non-Fiction / Reference / Bert Fegg’s Nasty Book For Boys And Girls. Product description. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 21, 2018. Dr. Fegg's angry comments are scrawled handwriting printed on the pages. Enjoy 10% OFF ALL Book Orders Over RM150 Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Terry Fegg, Bert, Palin, Michael and Jones, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Jones and Palin - Bert Fegg's Nasty Book for Boys and Girls. Bert Fegg (the celebrated author of this book) is a genius. Nostalgia written all over it. In fact, the book is the work of Terry Jones and Michael Palin, who adapted a range of material from scripts written for the television comedy series, Monty Python's Flying Circus. Required reading for all children between the ages of 5-95, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 12, 2014. A humorous book aimed at children written by Terry Jones and Michael Palin. There are 0 reviews and 0 ratings from the United States. Backlisted. Brought to you by Unbound. A fictional character, Dr. Bert Fegg, is presented as the author of the book. Bert Fegg's nasty book for boys and girls, Eyre Methuen; First edition (January 1, 1974), Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 1, 2012. Contributors to the book include British comics artist Frank Bellamy (A Cowboy Story), cartoonists Martin Honeysett and Lolly Honeysett, and Paul Buckle, an illustrator who worked on a number of instructional football skills books in the 1970s. I was encouraged to find at least one more for another poor child , who was, going to grow up without the knowledge and wisdom of darling uncle Bert. The Backlisted podcast is brought to you by Unbound. Bert Fegg's Nasty Book for Boys And Girls is a humorous book first published by Methuen in 1974 which purports to have been written by a psychopathic character, Dr. Fegg. Bert Fegg's nasty book for boys and girls - first edition £14.99 Out Of Stock.
Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. The exchange between author and publishers is presented through textual interjections such as "That's enough – the Publishers", in the style often used in the satirical magazine Private Eye. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. The first edition was sold bearing a sticker on the front cover which read "A Monty Pyt… Please try again. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The book uses the characteristic absurdist humour similar to Monty Python and relies on the use of non-sequitur, parody, anarchic humour, juvenile references to bodily functions, and black comedy-style descriptions of gory violence for comedic effect. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Python writers Terry Jones and Michael Palin wrote the content, with artwork provided by several British illustrators. It was successful enough for us to return to him ten years later, in 1984, when we updated Bert Fegg to Dr.Bertram S Fegg GBH (Parkhurst) and created a whole new book around him called Dr Fegg’s Encyclopeadia of ALL World Knowledge . 13. Anyone who assembles such a marvel as the collection of information about the very abstract animals in the wonderful world of nature AS WELL AS describing the attempt to cross the Andes by Frog (later used by the copy-cat Michael Palin as a basis for an item in his amusing series Ripping Yarns) is clearly a genius. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 17, 2016. This item cannot be shipped to your selected delivery location. Just recently my son gave his copy to his daughters. Buy Bert Fegg's nasty book for boys and girls. The first edition was sold bearing a sticker on the front cover which read "A Monty Python Educational Product". Quick service and the condition of the book was as described. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris, the creators of the Grown Up Ladybird series of picture books, join Andy Miller and Mathew Clayton to discuss Bert Fegg's Nasty Book … There was a problem loading your book clubs. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness.