The Bare Bum Gang and the Holy Grail by Anthony McGowan
  

The Bare Bum Gang and the Holy Grail

Written by Anthony McGowan
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RRP £5.99

Synopsis

The Bare Bum Gang and the Holy Grail by Anthony McGowan

Ludo, Noah, Jamie, Phillip and Jennifer are The Bare Bum Gang! They have an embarrassing name but a cool Gang Den, so things could be worse. Join the gang in a new adventure as they battle the forces of the evil Dockery Gang, guard with their lives the secrets of their underground sweet stash, and still get home in time for tea. Ludo and Noah go to the aid of an old tramp who has collapsed after being hassled by the Dockery gang. Everyone thinks he's a little bit crazy as he dresses in home made armour - his nickname is King Arthur. King Arthur asks Ludo to retrieve his 'treasure' and so the gang have to sneak past security guards and overcome various obstacles to help the old man. But can they get to the treasure before anyone else?

Reviews

Crazy capers abound as The Bare Bums battle a group of hostile guards, a Tunnel of Terror and a dog that's most probably Dracula's evil dog, on their mission to save the holy grail from destruction Junior Education Plus

About the Author

Anthony McGowan

Anthony McGowan has written several young adult novels including Hellbent, Henry Tumour, The Knife That Killed Me, the last of which was adapted into a highly acclaimed flm in 2014. Anthony has also written widely for younger children, including the award-winning Donut Diaries series, and Einstein’s Underpants, which was short-listed for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. His upcoming novel, The Art of Failing, is due to come out later this year. He lives in London.

Q & A video: Anthony answers questions about his book, Willard Price: Leopard Adventure.

Photo credit Jerry Bauer

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
160 pages

Author

Anthony McGowan
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Author's Website

anthonymcgowan.com/Hello.ht...

Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

1st April 2009

ISBN

9781862303898


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