Mr Gum and the Power Crystals by Andy Stanton

Mr Gum and the Power Crystals

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

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As disgusting and wicked as ever, Mr Gum in back for a third set of his dastardly adventures. This time, there’s an ancient curse on the town of Lamonic Bibber. And guess who’s to blame for it? Be revolted and enchanted by Mr Gum who hates everything – especially children.

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Mr Gum and the Power Crystals by Andy Stanton

There is an ancient curse on the town of Lamonic Bibber. The old roo-de-lally Mr Gum and his trusty sidekick Billy William the Third have something to do with it. But heroes Polly and Friday and the gingerbread biscuit Alan Taylor are determined to save the town.


'A wickedly entertaining story'; The Sunday Times said: 'Andy Stanton accumulates silliness and jokes in an irresistible, laughter-inducing romp'; Philip Ardagh for the Guardian said: 'Worryingly splendid.' - Equally, Mr Gum and the Biscuit Billionaire was the talk of the town: 'A riotous read'

; 'Designed to tickle young funny bones' - Glasgow Herald; 'Cranks up children's storytelling conventions to hilarious extremes' - Jewish Chronicle.

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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224 pages
Interest Age: From 7 to 11 years


Andy Stanton
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Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd

Publication date

6th June 2014




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