Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title eg.
By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, " 0 prequel " sorts by 0 under the label "prequel.
Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such see Wikipedia: Book series. Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion.
A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations , on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place.
Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification eg. Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question.
So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. Such magic as there is is whimsical, such as Nanny Maclachlan's magic computer or Pandora's age 10 misbehaving Disposawand. This is combined with the modern "magic" of computers, to give high-speed travel by email, and virus infestation by rats.
The mythical pets - a gryphon, a dragon and a yeti - are all treated matter-of-factly. There is an amount of fairly earthy humour, including a dragon with an upset stomach, a hitman dressed in a bunny suit who can't make it to the toilet in time, and numerous references to Baby Damp's nappies. Pure Dead Wicked has various miniature creatures who go about with no clothes on or wearing kilts with nothing underneath.
The Strega Borgia Chronicles is a series of black comedy novels for older children by . In Pure Dead Wicked, Ffup finally realized that she was a female with a. Pure Dead Wicked book. Read 39 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Just when the Strega-Borgias think it's safe to relax in their anc.
It's all the kind of thing which children like to giggle about without anything which is really offensive. There is a certain amount of cartoon-style violence, including manifest baddies getting killed: various baddies are eaten by one or other of the beasts, and an unscrupulous builder and his girlfriend fall to their deaths having been startled by the sight of the pet gryphon.
Then you have Strega-Nonna, the children's cryogenically preserved ancestor, who lives in the deep freeze and occasionally emerges to see if a cure has been found for old age. Featured Authors. Articles, Games and more Penguin Shop Penguin Shop Book bundles. Penguin gifts.
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