'The most charming, amusing and melancholy bear in existence.'
'Admirers of quality web comedy may already be aware of Misery Bear, the cute, fluffy teddy who combines serial failure in the world of romance with non-stop heavy drinking. Misery's now branching sombrely out into the world of literature with a Christmas picture book that's sure to delight his growing number of fans. With features including the bear's own Twitter and Facebook pages, it's sure to strike a plangent minor chord with anyone who's been unlucky in love.'
'I wish he would just grin and endure it.'
'A book about a depressed animal? How's that supposed to work then?'
'This is the best book I have ever read by a bear.'
'Since he has paws, Misery Bear won't be able to turn the pages of this book. You, being human, can. So why not try?'
'This bear makes me want to self harm.'
'Misery Bear is one depressed little teddy. Despite having dated Kate Moss, the star of the BBC short films is unlucky in love. So, er, who better to produce a guide to love and dating? With tips on how to end a relationship, poems and even cocktail recipes, it's depressing but somehow endearing!' *****
'I've been told this may be worth looking at.'