Life in Bogeydom is full of snot, smells, slime, scum and other unspeakable things, and Bogeymen live under the ground revelling in allthe nastiness imaginable. Fungus the Bogeyman has ratings and 57 reviews. Manny said: President Trump has dispatched loyal American troops to search under the nation’. ​It got a bit messy on the set of a new adaptation of ‘Fungus the Bogeyman’, its stars tell James Rampton. James Rampton; Tuesday

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Fungus 3 episodes, Joanna Scanlan Good head of scum on it this morning. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Watching this in three sessions should remind me that this was made as a short series for younger children, three episodes, with a lower production budget than for a big screen feature.

Fungus the Bogeyman by Raymond Briggs

Still on my bookshelf as I feel a responsibility, even a duty, to pass this on to the next generation. There’s an interesting commentary on the British class system. While Fungus tries to figure life out, we are treated to an explorat Oh Fungus, how I love thee.

Raymond Briggs at his very best — Fungus the Bogeyman is a delightfully, lovely story in all its disgustingly noxious glory. Yes, the characters and their world is fubgus drawn, with lots and lots of fascinating Goodness knows when and why I acquired this! Instant nostalgia, and happy memories of slime and boils and bogeys.

It actually manages to urge readers to question the world around them and allows them to empathize with a hero who is part booger, part ogre, part existentialist. Fungus’ world and his daily life are indeed often minutely, engagingly and even in a strange way beautifully described and depicted and the accompanying illustrations are gorgeously drawn and actually, amazingly sparkle with their very and often intense general uglinessbut really and truly, for and to me, the constant and ever-present referrals to farting, vomiting, grottiness, slime, mould and the like does become rather frustratingly dragging.


Goodness knows when and why Funguus acquired this!

The Snowman was entirely wordless, and illustrated with only pencil crayons. An interest twist to have such a relatable and ‘human’ experience delivered from a Bogeyman Jun 06, Onion Budgie rated it it was amazing.

Full Cast and Crew. Dec 27, Oliver St john rated it it was amazing. I’d call this a child’s first graphic novel.

Tapping windows, tugging blankets, thf stairs, making babies cry and hanging around graveyards are all in a nights work for the bogeyman. Infinity War and Aquaman.

I actually couldn’t bear to read past the sixth page or so, once I realized that it was just a way-too-wordy Bizzaro Superman-style reversal of everything in polite society. Trust my boss to get me a christmas present based on mucus, ogres, philosophical yearning, and children’s lit.

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For example, Bogeymen are shown to enjoy eating and sharing flies in a similar way to human cigarettes ; one brand of fly is the “strong French Gallwasp”, a pun on the cigarette Gauloises. Fungus and his bogeyman friends are the cause of all the gross and upsetting things in the world, though those of us who live Up Top know little of their lives.

There’s a lot of in jokes fungud the seventies which would probably go over the heads of moist of today’s kids, but they’ll still enjoy this rather squelchy look at bogeydom. Full Cast and Crew.

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Second viewing, yes yes yes. What a fun book! It follows one day in the life of the title character, a working class Bogeyman with the mundane job of scaring human beings.

Mould 3 episodes, Victoria Wood It is not for everyone’s taste, I mean you have to be keen on slime, pus and muck but hey, that is what makes a bogeyman happy. Martin 2 episodes, As his day progresses, he undergoes a mild existential crisis, pondering what his seemingly pointless job of scaring surface people is really for. This Gala Films production with screenplay by author Mark Haddonfeaturing live-action humans and animated Bogeys, was nominated for five awards.

A strong stomach is occasionally required to accompany a reading of this exploration of a bogyman day in funghs life of Fungus the Bogeyman. Adults will like or should like the dry humour ironically, given that dampness is inherent to bogeysthe wry self-consciousness, the narrative complexity–the book both tells the story of a day in the life of the eponymous character and provides a deliciously witty history of bogeydom–and the simultaneously profound and humorous existential befuddlement of the protagonist.

The book also delves into the language and life of all bogeymen. Nov 04, Manybooks rated it it was ok Shelves: