I emailed the publisher about Amazon cancelling orders, and here is the reply:
"The book has been canceled in the format first announced. However a paperback book of the same material will be published in January 2003. It will be relisted with Amazon and all other booksellers next year as � Sock Monkeys: 200 out of 1,863�
And next Tuesday, between 6.05am and 12:49 am I get to do 17 Radio Interviews -- 11 live and 6 on tape. A lot of tea will be drunk. I will probably start repeating myself around 6:30 am...