Children and the Tundra by Doris Haggis-on-wheyChildren and the Tundra by Doris Haggis-on-whey

Children and the Tundra

byDoris Haggis-on-whey, Benny Haggis-on-whey

Hardcover | April 22, 2016

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The fifth volume in the ludicrously misinformativeHOW Series. For many years the scientific and educational community has wondered and worried about the possibility that semi-sane scholar pretenders would find the means to put out a series of reference books aimed at children but filled with ludicrous misinformation. These books would be distributed through respectable channels and would inevitably find their way into the hands and households of well-meaning families, who would go to them for facts but instead find bizarre untruths. The books would look normal enough, but would read as if written by people who should at all costs be denied access to pens and pencils.Sadly, with the publication of this, the fifth volume in a proposed series of 377 reference books, that day has come.Children and the Tundra is actually two books in one, as Dr. Doris Haggis-on-Whey, due to space constraints, is forced to explain both the concept of children-a species she doesn't trust for a second-and the tundra, in one book. She is, as always, joined in her crusade of lies by her husband, Benny, who is mostly useless.
Dr. Doris Haggis-On-Whey has 17 degrees from 18 institutions of higher learning. She is a world-renowned and much-feared expert on just about everything. With her husband Benny, she has travelled the world many times over, and has learned about all aspects of life, including outer space and food, first-hand. She has written or will so...
Title:Children and the TundraFormat:HardcoverDimensions:64 pages, 12.1 × 9.35 × 0.42 inPublished:April 22, 2016Publisher:McSweeney'sLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1940450047

ISBN - 13:9781940450049


Editorial Reviews

Praise forChildren and the Tundra:'In its tone and design, to say nothing of the sturdiness of its typefaces, Haggis-on-Whey nails the authoritarian aesthetic of 1950s textbooks. Most important, it is very, very silly.' -The Paris Review