Mr Gum and the Secret Hideout
Written by Andy Stanton
Illustrated by David Tazzyman
Part of the Mr Gum Series
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One of the 8 titles longlisted for the Guardian Children's Book Prize 2011.
Prize-winning Andy Stanton’s disgusting Mr Gum has gone missing in this new zany and hilarious adventure set in that most unusual of places, Lamonic Bibber. Mr Gum hates children, animals, fun, comics, pop music, Christmas etc . In fact, Mr Gum hates anything and everything that children might enjoy. When a disgusting cloud of filthy smoke threatens Lamonic Bibber it is not hard to guess that Mr Gum has something to do with it. How Polly and Friday go about their investigations to find out what’s going on is as hilarious as ever.
Titles longlisted for the 2011 Guardian Children's Book Prize:
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Mr Gum and the Secret Hideout by Andy Stanton
Follow Polly and Friday on another crazy adventure on the streets of Lamonic Bibber. And watch out for that dastardly villain, Mr Gum, not to mention his sidekick, Billy William. But what could that fiend be up to this time? Could there be 8 ladies all called Pamela? Will Friday O'Leary have to wrestle a man-eating Octopus? Who knows? Either way, it'll be barking bonkers. But don't believe us, believe them...
'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' - Bookseller
'Thank you, thank you Andy Stanton for adding another book to the amazing tales of Mr Gum.' - School Librarian Journal
'They are fantastic...they are brilliant books for adults to read as well...I fully recommend them.' Zoe Ball live on BBC Radio 2
About the Author
Interest Age: From 7
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Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont Childrens Books
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