The QI Annual 2008

The QI Annual 2008

by Stephen Fry (Collaborator), John Lloyd (Editor), John Mitchinson (Editor)


Imagine an edition of Guinness World Records created by a panel of stand-up comedians...The QI Annual 2008 features original contributions from Stephen Fry, Alan Davies, Jo Brand, Bill Bailey and other regular guests on the show. It's packed full of fun games to play at home, puzzles, cartoon strips, mini-encyclopedias, how-to diagrams and masses and masses of QI's weird, wonderful and incredibly interesting facts. If you want to read Julian Clary's poetry about the Queen, Roger Law's musings on flatulent kangaroos, or have often wondered how you might make a waterproof apron out of a whale's foreskin, your Christmas gift dilemma has just been solved. Warning: very silly indeed. It will offend dullards, whales and parents in no particular order. this is from the bestselling authors of The Book of General Ignorance and 1,227 QI Facts To Blow Your Socks Off, comes a hilarious selection of the QI team's most interesting facts. It is perfect for pub quiz experts, fans of Guinness World Records and lovers of all things QI.


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 96
Edition: 2008
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Published: 01 Nov 2007

ISBN 10: 0571237797
ISBN 13: 9780571237791
Book Overview: The QI Annual 2008 by John Lloyd and John Mitchinson is the essential companion to QI, BBC 2 and BBC 4's highest rated show, with contributions from Stephen Fry, Alan Davies, Jo Brand and Bill Bailey.

Author Bio
John Lloyd CBE devised The News Quiz and To the Manor Born for radio and Not The Nine O'Clock News, Spitting Image and Blackadder for television. John Mitchinson has been both bookseller and publisher and looked after authors as diverse as Haruki Murakami, The Beatles and a woman who knitted with dog hair. Together they are in charge of research for the hit BBC show QI, and have written many bestselling books, including such titles as The Book of General Ignorance, 1,227 QI Facts To Blow Your Socks Off and most recently, 1,411 QI Facts To Knock You sideways.