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The Mischief Maker's Handbook

Written by Mike Barfield

Illustrated by Jan Buchczik

The Mischief Maker's Handbook Synopsis

Learn how to make mischief with this hilarious, fully illustrated handbook. Clear step-by-step activities and annotated diagrams will transform you into the mischief-maker that you've always wanted to be. From turning your body into an orchestra, to making invisible ink and rubber band catapults, it's all covered in this comprehensive guide. The book includes top-secret DIY hacks to make your own practical jokes, exasperating questions to ask adults and top tips on how to get away with (almost) anything! Written by Mike Barfield, the barmy brains behind The Ultimate Insult Generator, The Element in the Room, and many more, who has over 25 years' experience of working in TV, radio, books, newspapers and magazines and also enjoys performing in schools, libraries, bookshops and festivals all over the UK, often dressed as a giant housefly. The Mischief Maker's Handbook is expertly illustrated by Frankfurt-based illustrator Jan Buchczik, whose clients include The New York Times, The Guardian and Vanity Fair. This book is sure to make grown-ups groan, teachers tremble, siblings sigh and family and friends freak out as it's packed-full with instructions and hilarious tips throughout. Its chapters include: Make a Fake, Flying Things and Flinging Things, Sneaky Science, Noisy Toys, Busy Bodies, Mad Magic and Champion Challenges.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781786275509
Publication date: 6th April 2020
Author: Mike Barfield
Illustrator: Jan Buchczik
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 96 pages

About Mike Barfield

Mike Barfield is a comic writer, cartoonist, poet and performer. He performs in schools, libraries, bookshops and festivals all over the UK, often dressed as a giant housefly. Jan Buchczik is an illustrator based in Frankfurt, Germany. His clients include The New York Times, The Guardian and Vanity Fair.

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