Mama Humour

So I just realised I forgot to post the pics of my library in my last post. Here it is! Admittedly, we don't spend a huge amount of time reading here. However, I'm guessing this will change once we get the custom seat cushion for the bench put in. To combat the hypocrisy of berating... Continue Reading →

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Politely Murderous

I definitely have a thing for black humour. When presented in the innocent oeuvre of children's books, the delivery is so deadpan, it often reduces me to tears. Following in the vein of Jon Klassen's I Want My Hat Back (see my review here), Daniel Miyares' Pardon Me! is kiddy macabre at its best. It's about a bird, a... Continue Reading →

Wicked Morals

One of the things I love most about children's books is just how funny they can be without trying very hard. Sometimes, however, they can be downright hilarious. When I picked up I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen, I did not expect to be cackling like a deranged hyena in the middle of Kinokunia in Kuala Lumpur, much... Continue Reading →

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