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Book Review: Ian Billings' Lost Property

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About the Book:
Title - Ian Billings' Lost Property
Author - Ian Billings
Pages- 126
Published - July 2015 by Tiddley Pom
ISBN13 - 9780993345609

Synopsis:
Poems! Stories! Jokes! Limericks! And Cheese!*
Enter the kooky world of International Kid’s Comic and Writer Ian Billings as he rummages in his lost property box to bring you a bonkers book of stuff! His silly style and wacky words will take you on a giggle-filled, chuckle-stuffed gallop through his mad mind!
There’s chickens and fish and doors and octopuses and honey and tyres and noses and monsters and eggs and insects and pirates and holes and owls and geckos and clippings and mermaids and butter and spam and hiccups and cheese.**
If you like laughing, you’ll like IAN BILLINGS’ LOST PROPERTY!
There’s no cheese in it….
** There really isn’t any cheese….

About the Author:
Ian Billings was born at a very young age. He has done many things in his time and some of them he'd like to tell you about. He is an ex-juggler, a pantomime writer (fifty productions!), an actor, TV extra, a theatre technician, a university lecturer, a model and a general dabbler in many
areas. He has written episodes of BBC TV's Chuckle-Vision and his stage plays and pantomimes have been performed in Wolverhampton, Northampton, Hastings, Nottingham, Weston-Super-Mare and on a ferry to Spain. He has a Masters Degree from Birmingham University and two goldfish from Petworld. He is five feet and seven inches in length and avoids cheese. Ian began performing stand up comedy for kids at Edinburgh Festival Fringe (whilst also presenting his own radio show for Festival FM!) and now he tours theatres and schools throughout the UK, Cyprus, Germany, Australia, Uganda, Kenya, Russia, Switzerland, UAE, Oman, Vietnam and Thailand. He was described by one young audience member as "the most imaginative adult I've ever met!"
Caboodle Books reprinted SAM HAWKINS AND THE POINTY HEAD LIGHT HOUSE in October 2010 followed by sci-fi poetry collection, SPACE ROCKS!
Ian has recently edited an anthology of children's poems for Save the Children called "Born to Giggle!" and his latest book is "IAN BILLINGS' LOST PROPERTY."


My Review:
Life is tough for me I slip in and out of depression all the time and most of the time there is no reason for it. Lately it has been tough for me I my grandmother is not doing well, my mother (also my best friend) has to move 3000 miles away to take care of her, and I lost out on a full time position at my job. Thankfully I had Ian Billings' Lost Property sent to my kindle from Ian Billings. This book is filled with short stories and poetry that will make you laugh effortlessly. I was nervous about not getting some of the comedy in this one because Ian is from the UK - Britain - England, yeah not sure what the preferred name for the British island is, but all americans have heard that they have a different kind of humor. However I got all the jokes and laughed out loud lots of times. I think I have PBS and their endless British TV shows to thank for getting the UK humor. Anyways back to the book....It was an enjoyable read that pulled me out of one of my funks and left me happy. I recommend to anyone who loves to laugh, which should be everyone! Only downfall it ended....

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