What's for Dinner Mr Gum? by Andy Stanton

What's for Dinner Mr Gum?

Written by Andy Stanton
Illustrated by David Tazzyman
Part of the Mr Gum Series

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Shortlisted for the Independent Booksellers' Book Prize 2010.

Best-selling Mr Gum is back for a sixth hilarious adventure. Mr Gum’s tastes have always been revolting but this time he surpasses himself with a passionate indulgence of rancid kebabs dripping with dirty grey sauce! Is there no limit to how low Mr Gum will go to be disgusting? Click here to see all the Mr Gum titles.

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What's for Dinner Mr Gum? by Andy Stanton

Well, Shabba Me whiskers! Mr Gum's back! But what's he up to this time? Oh, dreadful things my friends, dreadful things indeed. It seems he's found himself a brand new treat - rancid kebabs just dripping with dirty grey sauce. And he just can't get enough of them. He's gotta have more! More! Less! I mean, More! But not everyone's too happy about Mr Gum's new dinnertime arrangements and soon the town of Lamonic Bibber is gearing up for war. Can Polly and her friends save the town from being torn apart? Will Mr Gum's hunger ever be satisfied? And who on earth is Thora Gruntwinkle? All will be revealed when you read What's For Dinner, Mr Gum? You'll see a gingerbread man driving through London! You'll see an annoying little monkey driving everyone mad! You'll see Friday O'Leary falling asleep in a hedge! Yes, it's all there in glorious black and white, my friends. Except for the cover, which is in colour. It's Bonus.


* 'Smooky palooki! This book is well brilliant! Andy Stanton is far too clever and funny and should be locked away in a very dark place that nobody can find.

; 'A wickedly entertaining story

About the Author

Andy Stanton

Andy Stanton studied English at Oxford University but they kicked him out. He has since worked as a stand-up comedian, a film script reader, a cartoonist and an NHS lackey. His Mr Gum Books for Egmont have won widespread acclaim and numerous awards including the inaugural Roald Dahl Funny Prize in 2009, the Blue Peter Award and the Red House Award. He lives in North London.

Click here to read a Q&A with the author from top children's publisher Egmont.

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256 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont Childrens Books

Publication date

5th October 2009




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