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Do you ever lie awake at night, wondering whether the Snorkmaiden was having an affair with Moomin Papa? Have you ever drunk a bit too much, and started an argument about Button Moon? Does Noesybonk from Jigsaw still haunt your nightmares? Do you find yourself drifting off during boring business meetings, trying to remember the names of all the Flumps? If so, this book is for you. The Encyclopaedia of Cult Children's TV will take you back to a better age. It will take you on a journey back to Chigley, to Moominvalley, to Toytown, high above the streets and houses, where it was all so honest and simple. Where it was perfectly ordinary for a camp man in dungarees, a big woolly bear, a fey pink hippo and a bitchy zipped-up gimp to get in bed with each other and sing a song...
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A superb reference guide to children's tv.Review:
'A genuine reference book, wittily written and on a nicely small scale to keep you browsing.' -- Scotland On Sunday
'Engaging stuff—Lewis makes a witty companion on the trawl back through a misspent childhood.' -- Harpers & Queen
'The playful tone and pithy wit are what make this an unmissable buy, as well as an aid to fond reminiscences down the pub.' -- The Bookseller
'What sets this book apart is the wit and perception of the writing.' -- Ham & High
'Wonderfully well-written and researched and will put a smile on anyone's face. Crackerjack!' -- What's On
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Book Description Gardners Books, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # C-mpl-04348
Book Description Gardners Books, 2002. Paperback. Condition: BRAND NEW. Seller Inventory # 0749005297_abe_bn
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0749005297