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What's for Dinner, Mr Gum?

Written by Andy Stanton

Illustrated by David Tazzyman

Part of the Mr Gum Series

What's for Dinner, Mr Gum? Synopsis

Shabba me whiskers! It's one of those Mr Gum books by Andy Stanton. They're only the craziest, funnest most amazing books for children in the world. Mr Gum in 'The Hound of Lamonic Bibber' Bumper Book 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. Andy Stanton's internationally best-selling series has won everything from the Blue Peter Book Award (twice) the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Red House Children's Book Award. Praise for Mr Gum: 'Smooky palooki! This book is well brilliant!' - Jeremy Strong 'Worryingly splendid' - Guardian NOT FOR BORERS!

What's for Dinner, Mr Gum? Press Reviews

* '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.' Jeremy Strong; 'A wickedly entertaining story' Bookseller

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405248242
Publication date: 5th October 2009
Author: Andy Stanton
Illustrator: David Tazzyman
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 256 pages

About Andy Stanton

Andy Stanton lives in North London. He studied English at Oxford but they kicked him out. He has been a stand-up comedian, a film script reader, a cartoonist, and an NHS lackey. David Tazzyman lives in South London with his girlfriend, Melanie, and their son, Stanley. He likes football, cricket, biscuits, music and drawing. He dislikes celery.

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