2 edition of Funny girl found in the catalog.
Written in English
In swinging 60s England, the nation is mesmerized by unlikely comedy star Sophie Straw, the former Blackpool beauty queen who just wants to make people laugh, like her heroine Lucille Ball. Behind the scenes, the cast and crew are having the time of their lives. But when the script begins to get a bit too close to home, and life starts imitating art, they all face a choice. The show"s writers, Tony and Bill, comedy obsessives, each harbour a secret. The Oxbridge-educated director, Dennis, loves his job but hates his marriage. The male star Clive, feels he"s destined for better things. And Sophie Straw, who changed her name and abandoned her old life, must decide whether to keep going, or change the channel.
|Series||Thorndike Press large print core, Thorndike Press large print core series|
|LC Classifications||PR6058.O689 F86 2015b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||543 pages (large print) ;|
|Number of Pages||543|
|LC Control Number||2014047154|
Funny middle grade books need not be restricted to novels! I really enjoyed reading this collection of short stories aloud. Although Scieszka’s series is called “Guys Read,” there is no reason why girls won’t also enjoy these stories by well-known authors. The funny short stories range from hilariously outrageous to silent-chuckle worthy. Nick Hornby’s ‘Funny Girl’ Hornby spoke, not for the first time, in defense of taking the pain out of literature. Struggling through a book out of a sense of duty, he argued, is.
Funny Girl offers a captivating portrait of youthful exuberance and freedom at a time when Britain itself was experiencing one of its most enduring creative bursts. Hornby fans will love this book, as will readers of David Nicholls, Mark Haddon and William Boyd. _____/5(). Sit back and enjoy this children's book parody about a squirrel named Dee and his friends love for his big nuts. Each page will have you laughing and going nuts!
After five opening-night postponements, Funny Girl finally opened at the Winter Garden on Ma The show had gone through three directors (including Bob Fosse and Jerome Robbins who eventually returned), four title changes, and numerous script revisions, but the Broadway run--which lasted for 1, performances--was a great success.4/5(1). Funny Girl is a collection of uproarious stories, rollicking comics, rib-tickling wit, and more, from 25 of today's funniest female writers for kids. What could be funnier than family? Read stories about Ursula Brown's grandmother driving her on a road trip to disaster, Lisa Brown's little brother getting a Tic-Tac stuck up his nose, and Carmen.
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Funny Girl isn’t his best book, but it doesn’t stray from his signature style. Barbara from Blackpool is the titular funny girl although, at least at first, she’s far better known for her figure and face than she is for her sense of humor. It’s the early-‘60s, and Barbara has done what all the other pretty girls in Blackpool /5().
Funny Girl book. Read 3, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Set in 's London, Funny Girl is a lively account of the adventure /5.
This is a cute, funny book that is actually a collection of very short stories written by over 20 women know for their humor. The book is written for a younger audience, perhaps age 10 to It was fun to read.
Some of the stories were comics, poems, a zodiac description, their was even a mad-lib/5. Funny Girl is a collection of uproarious stories, rollicking comics, rib-tickling wit, and more, from 25 of today’s funniest female writers for kids.
What could be funnier than family. Read stories about Ursula Brown's grandmother driving her on a road trip to disaster, Lisa Brown's little brother getting a Tic-Tac stuck up his nose, and Carmen Agra Deedy's mom setting the bathtub on fire/5().
About Funny Girl. Funny Girl is a collection of uproarious stories, rollicking comics, rib-tickling wit, and more, from 25 of today’s funniest female writers for kids.
What could be funnier than family. Read stories about Ursula Brown’s grandmother driving her on a road trip to disaster, Lisa Brown’s little brother getting a Tic-Tac stuck up his nose, and Carmen Agra Deedy’s mom.
About Funny Girl. A brilliant novel from the bestselling author of High Fidelity, About a Boy, and A Long Way Down. Set in ’s London, Funny Girl is a lively account of the adventures of the intrepid young Sophie Straw as she navigates her transformation from provincial ingénue to television starlet amid a constellation of delightful characters.
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Funny Girl is a novel by Nick Hornby, set in s England. Funny Girl is a paean to the golden age of light entertainment, when Lucille Ball brought honest, predictable humour into the homes of the many millions who’d bought televisions in the late 50s.
Directed by William Wyler. With Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, Anne Francis. The life of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and entertainer of the early s. We see her rise to fame as a Ziegfeld girl, subsequent career, and her /10(K). Funny Girl review – Nick Hornby channels the s Miss Blackpool is the star of a fictional sitcom in Hornby’s new novel, which pays homage to television’s golden years Joe Moran.
Funny Girl is a collection of uproarious stories, rollicking comics, rib-tickling wit, and more, from 25 of today’s funniest female writers for kids. What could be funnier than family. Read stories about Ursula Brown's grandmother driving her on a road trip to disaster, Lisa Brown's little brother getting a Tic-Tac stuck up his nose, and Carmen Agra Deedy's mom setting the bathtub on : Penguin Young Readers Group.
Funny Girl is set in the Swinging Sixties in Britain in the world of television shows and their production. The British Broadcasting Corporation, or BBC, got its start in with professional radio shows.
Regular television service began in and has continued ever since. Funny Girl uploaded a video 3 years ago May Day protester in Seattle, wait for Another funny adult book with illustrations that appear to be a children's type book. Great gag gift. Early in Funny Girl, before recording Barbara (and Jim) for Comedy Playhouse, Sophie Straw says of the show, "I don't want it to go out into the worldI want to stay like we were" (see page ).
What is Sophie trying to preserve. What is she afraid of losing. There are some in the book who are irritated by Barbara (and Jim)'s popularity (Edith Maxwell-Bishop and Vernon Whitfield, for. Book Review: 'Funny Girl' By Nick Hornby Yes, you read that right.
Nick Hornby's charming, light yet thoughtful tale of the creative team behind a fictional BBC sitcom in. A handful of other entries also deal with girl-specific topics such as bra shopping, and nearly all the stories and reminiscences focus on girls.
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Get 10% off your first order at the Scholastic Store Online when you sign up. Kids say they want funny books, so let's give them funny books. The verdict is in, friends: Kids want funny books.
That probably comes as no surprise to many of us, but it’s always helpful to see it out there in print. According to the Kids & Family Reading Report, children ages years old want to read books that make them laugh. Funny Girl (Original, Musical, Comedy, Broadway) opened in New York City and played through Jul 1, ABOUT Funny Girl.
Funny Girl is a. musical with a book by Isobel Lennart, music by Jule Styne, and lyrics by Bob Merrill. The semi-biographical plot is based on the life and career of Broadway, film star and comedienne Fanny Brice and her stormy relationship with entrepreneur andFile Size: KB.
Editorial Review. An Amazon Best Book of the Month for February No, Nick Hornby’s latest is not a retelling of the story made famous by the old Barbara Streisand movie called Funny Girl – but the allusion to pop culture of the s in this delightful novel is not coincidental.
On the surface, this Funny Girl is about a working class English girl who comes of age as a TV star in the 3/5(1).A triumphant story of starry success and a bittersweet story of love, Jule Styne and Bob Merrill’s Funny Girl is a musical theatre classic which celebrates the exuberant and elegant flavor of Broadway in the s and 20s and the comic genius of Fanny Brice.
Featuring such beloved songs as “People”, “Don’t Rain on My Parade”, and.Following its record-breaking, sell-out run in London’s West End and national tour, the critically-acclaimed musical Funny Girl comes to a cinema near you, featuring Sheridan Smith in “an unforgettable star turn” (The Times).
Funny Girl is semi-biographical, based on the life and career of Broadway star, film actress and comedienne Fanny Brice (a role made famous by Barbara Streisand on.