LoveReading4Kids

Becoming a member of the LoveReading4Kids community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unconditional book loving for your children with their favourites saved to their own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop plus lots lots more...

Find out more

Books in the series: Mr Gum

Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear: Children's Audio Book Performed and Read by Andy Stanton (5 of 8 in the Mr Gum Series)

Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear: Children's Audio Book Performed and Read by Andy Stanton (5 of 8 in the Mr Gum Series)

Author: Andy Stanton Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 06/09/2018

The fifth fabulously funny Mr Gum story by Andy Stanton, read by the author and with music and sound effects. A fantastic book for boys and girls aged 7-10 years old 'Worryingly splendid' The Guardian They're the funniest books ... I can't recommend them enough' Stephen Mangan 'They are brilliant' Zoe Ball, BBC Radio 2 'It's hilarious, it's brilliant...Stanton's the Gov'nor, the Boss.' - Danny Baker, BBC Radio London Good evening. Do you like bears called Padlock? Course you do. Do you like hot-air balloons? Course you do. Do you like tall sailing ships with mad sea captains, and horrifying old villains and words like 'wab!', 'tungler' and 'kelp'? COURSE you do! Well, guess what, you lucky little nibbleheads? This book's got all of those things - and a lot more besides. It's a rollicker! It's a frolicker! It's a fun-time sun-time yollicker! So what you waiting for? GET LISTENING! Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear is the fifth in the internationally bestselling series by Andy Stanton, which has won everything from the Blue Peter Book Award (twice) to the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Red House Children's Book Award. The books have been translated into over 25 languages worldwide, and have sold over 4 million copies. Good evening. This is Andy Stanton, professional children's author and part-time marshmallow. Hey, do you like hearing 'Mr Gum' read out loud by a complete idiot? Well, then, you're in luck, because - for your entertainment, amusement and annoyance - every single word of these audio books is spoken by ME! And not only that, but these recordings are absolutely JAM-PACKED with silly voices, weird sound effects and utterly ridiculous songs (sorry about my singing, by the way, it's appalling). So there you have it - what are you waiting for? GET LISTENING, YOU NIBBLEHEADS!

Mr Gum and the Power Crystals: Children's Audio Book Performed and Read by Andy Stanton (4 of 8 in the Mr Gum Series)

Mr Gum and the Power Crystals: Children's Audio Book Performed and Read by Andy Stanton (4 of 8 in the Mr Gum Series)

Author: Andy Stanton Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 06/09/2018

Shabba me whiskers! It's the fourth fantastic Mr Gum story, read by the author and with music and sound effects. A fantastic book for boys and girls aged 7-10 years old 'Smooky Palooki! This book is well brilliant!' Jeremy Strong 'They're the funniest books ... I can't recommend them enough' Stephen Mangan 'They are brilliant' Zoe Ball, BBC Radio 2 'It's hilarious, it's brilliant...Stanton's the Gov'nor, the Boss.' - Danny Baker, BBC Radio London Good evening, children, on this dark and windy night. Now, come gather round the fireplace, for 'tis time for strange tales to be spun. Like the tale of Polly and that old tumbledown windmill by the riverside. But just what is the windmill's terrible secret? Why is Mr Gum lurk-lurk-lurkin' about? And how much does Old Granny know? Gather closer, children, for all shall be revealed... BRRR! SPOOKY! Mr Gum and the Power Crystals is the fourth in the internationally bestselling series by Andy Stanton, which has won everything from the Blue Peter Book Award (twice) to the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Red House Children's Book Award. The books have been translated into over 25 languages worldwide, and have sold over 4 million copies. Good evening. This is Andy Stanton, professional children's author and part-time marshmallow. Hey, do you like hearing 'Mr Gum' read out loud by a complete idiot? Well, then, you're in luck, because - for your entertainment, amusement and annoyance - every single word of these audio books is spoken by ME! And not only that, but these recordings are absolutely JAM-PACKED with silly voices, weird sound effects and utterly ridiculous songs (sorry about my singing, by the way, it's appalling). So there you have it - what are you waiting for? GET LISTENING, YOU NIBBLEHEADS!

Mr Gum and the Secret Hideout: Children's Audio Book Performed and Read by Andy Stanton (8 of 8 in the Mr Gum Series)

Mr Gum and the Secret Hideout: Children's Audio Book Performed and Read by Andy Stanton (8 of 8 in the Mr Gum Series)

Author: Andy Stanton Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 06/09/2018

The eighth exceptionally entertaining Mr Gum story, read by the author and with music and sound effects. A fantastic book for boys and girls aged 7-10 years old 'They're the funniest books ... I can't recommend them enough' Stephen Mangan 'They are brilliant' Zoe Ball, BBC Radio 2 'It's hilarious, it's brilliant...Stanton's the Gov'nor, the Boss.' - Danny Baker, BBC Radio London Good evening. Talking parrots in the rooftops? A giant cactus on the high street? Mosquitoes so nasty that even their own friends don't like them? Something's gone terribly wrong in Lamonic Bibber... and Mr Gum is nowhere to be found. Yes, folks, Polly and Friday are facing their biggest challenge yet. So strap yourselves in, cry 'HI-HO-WEIRDY!' and get ready for an adventure so crazy your feet will melt with happiness! And I'm not just saying that, I've actually seen it happen. HOORAY! Mr Gum and the Secret Hideout is the eighth in the internationally bestselling series by Andy Stanton, which has won everything from the Blue Peter Book Award (twice) to the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Red House Children's Book Award. The books have been translated into over 25 languages worldwide, and have sold over 4 million copies. Good evening. This is Andy Stanton, professional children's author and part-time marshmallow. Hey, do you like hearing 'Mr Gum' read out loud by a complete idiot? Well, then, you're in luck, because - for your entertainment, amusement and annoyance - every single word of these audio books is spoken by ME! And not only that, but these recordings are absolutely JAM-PACKED with silly voices, weird sound effects and utterly ridiculous songs (sorry about my singing, by the way, it's appalling). So there you have it - what are you waiting for? GET LISTENING, YOU NIBBLEHEADS!

Mr Gum and the Cherry Tree: Children's Audio Book Performed and Read by Andy Stanton (7 of 8 in the Mr Gum Series)

Mr Gum and the Cherry Tree: Children's Audio Book Performed and Read by Andy Stanton (7 of 8 in the Mr Gum Series)

Author: Andy Stanton Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 06/09/2018

You lucky little peanuts, it's the seventh superb Mr Gum story, read by the author and with music and sound effects. A fantastic book for boys and girls aged 7-10 years old. 'Mad, bad - and very funny' Booktrust 'They're the funniest books ... I can't recommend them enough' Stephen Mangan 'They are brilliant' Zoe Ball, BBC Radio 2 'It's hilarious, it's brilliant...Stanton's the Gov'nor, the Boss.' - Danny Baker, BBC Radio London Good evening and welcome to a tale of forests! Of dreadful villains! Of caterpillars called Graham! And of a great big BEEFER of a cherry tree! But what dark secrets are hidden in that tree, where the leaves grow thick and green? Polly intends to find out, and she intends to find out by finding out. What will she find out? Find out by listening to this audiobook, and you'll find out! NEEEEIIIIGGGGH! Mr Gum and the Cherry Tree is the seventh in the internationally bestselling series by Andy Stanton, which has won everything from the Blue Peter Book Award (twice) to the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Red House Children's Book Award. The books have been translated into over 25 languages worldwide, and have sold over 4 million copies. Good evening. This is Andy Stanton, professional children's author and part-time marshmallow. Hey, do you like hearing 'Mr Gum' read out loud by a complete idiot? Well, then, you're in luck, because - for your entertainment, amusement and annoyance - every single word of these audio books is spoken by ME! And not only that, but these recordings are absolutely JAM-PACKED with silly voices, weird sound effects and utterly ridiculous songs (sorry about my singing, by the way, it's appalling). So there you have it - what are you waiting for? GET LISTENING, YOU NIBBLEHEADS!

Mr Gum and the Biscuit Billionaire: Children's Audio Book Performed and Read by Andy Stanton (2 of 8 in the Mr Gum Series)

Mr Gum and the Biscuit Billionaire: Children's Audio Book Performed and Read by Andy Stanton (2 of 8 in the Mr Gum Series)

Author: Andy Stanton Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 06/09/2018

Mr Gum is back and as nasty as ever in this second hilarious story, read by the author and with music and sound effects. A fantastic book for boys and girls aged 7-10 years old 'Wickedly entertaining' The Bookseller 'They're the funniest books ... I can't recommend them enough' Stephen Mangan 'They are brilliant' Zoe Ball, BBC Radio 2 'It's hilarious, it's brilliant...Stanton's the Gov'nor, the Boss.' - Danny Baker, BBC Radio London Good evening. OK, this book's a bit hard to describe. There's this gingerbread man with electric muscles, see? And he's rich as a mushroom, right? And Mr Gum and Billy William are planning to get the cash, yeah? And it's up to Polly to save the day. And there's a funfair and hot dogs, and Friday O'Leary shouts out some crazy stuff, and... hey, that wasn't so hard to describe after all! See ya! Mr Gum and the Biscuit Billionaire is the second in the internationally bestselling series by Andy Stanton, which has won everything from the Blue Peter Book Award (twice) to the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Red House Children's Book Award. The books have been translated into over 25 languages worldwide, and have sold over 4 million copies. Good evening. This is Andy Stanton, professional children's author and part-time marshmallow. Hey, do you like hearing 'Mr Gum' read out loud by a complete idiot? Well, then, you're in luck, because - for your entertainment, amusement and annoyance - every single word of these audio books is spoken by ME! And not only that, but these recordings are absolutely JAM-PACKED with silly voices, weird sound effects and utterly ridiculous songs (sorry about my singing, by the way, it's appalling). So there you have it - what are you waiting for? GET LISTENING, YOU NIBBLEHEADS!

You're a Bad Man, Mr Gum!: Children's Audio Book Performed and Read by Andy Stanton (1 of 8 in the Mr Gum Series)

You're a Bad Man, Mr Gum!: Children's Audio Book Performed and Read by Andy Stanton (1 of 8 in the Mr Gum Series)

Author: Andy Stanton Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 06/09/2018

Shabba me whiskers! It's that bestselling and award-winning first ever Mr Gum story, read by the author and with music and sound effects. A fantastic book for boys and girls aged 7-10 years old 'They're the funniest books ... I can't recommend them enough' Stephen Mangan 'They are brilliant' Zoe Ball, BBC Radio 2 'It's hilarious, it's brilliant...Stanton's the Gov'nor, the Boss' Danny Baker, BBC Radio London Good evening. Mr Gum is a complete horror who hates children, animals, fun and corn on the cob. This book's all about him. And an angry fairy who lives in his bathtub. And Jake the dog, and a little girl called Polly and an evil, stinky butcher all covered in guts. And there's heroes and sweets and adventures and EVERYTHING. You're a Bad Man, Mr Gum! is the first in the internationally bestselling series by Andy Stanton, which has won everything from the Blue Peter Book Award (twice) to the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Red House Children's Book Award. The books have been translated into over 25 languages worldwide, and have sold over 4 million copies. Good evening. This is Andy Stanton, professional children's author and part-time marshmallow. Hey, do you like hearing 'Mr Gum' read out loud by a complete idiot? Well, then, you're in luck, because - for your entertainment, amusement and annoyance - every single word of these audio books is spoken by ME! And not only that, but these recordings are absolutely JAM-PACKED with silly voices, weird sound effects and utterly ridiculous songs (sorry about my singing, by the way, it's appalling). So there you have it - what are you waiting for? GET LISTENING, YOU NIBBLEHEADS!

Mr Gum and the Goblins: Children's Audio Book Performed and Read by Andy Stanton (3 of 8 in the Mr Gum Series)

Mr Gum and the Goblins: Children's Audio Book Performed and Read by Andy Stanton (3 of 8 in the Mr Gum Series)

Author: Andy Stanton Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 06/09/2018

The third barking bonkers Mr Gum story, read by author Andy Stanton with music and sound effects. A fantastic book for boys and girls aged 7-10 years old 'It's hilarious, it's brilliant... Stanton's the Guv'nor. The Boss.' Danny Baker 'They're the funniest books ... I can't recommend them enough' Stephen Mangan 'They are brilliant' Zoe Ball, BBC Radio 2 Good evening, brave listener. But are you brave enough to join Polly and Friday as they climb Goblin Mountain to battle the forces of evil? For be warned. This audiobook is full of swords and trolls and witches and a thing that looks like a gherkin. And somehow that old roo-de-lally Mr Gum is all mixed up in it too. Shabba me whiskers, it's a burpin' epic! Mr Gum and the Goblins is the third in the internationally bestselling series by Andy Stanton, which has won everything from the Blue Peter Book Award (twice) to the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Red House Children's Book Award.The books have been translated into over 25 languages worldwide, and have sold over 4 million copies. Good evening. This is Andy Stanton, professional children's author and part-time marshmallow. Hey, do you like hearing 'Mr Gum' read out loud by a complete idiot? Well, then, you're in luck, because - for your entertainment, amusement and annoyance - every single word of these audio books is spoken by ME! And not only that, but these recordings are absolutely JAM-PACKED with silly voices, weird sound effects and utterly ridiculous songs (sorry about my singing, by the way, it's appalling). So there you have it - what are you waiting for? GET LISTENING, YOU NIBBLEHEADS!

What's for Dinner, Mr Gum?: Children's Audio Book Performed and Read by Andy Stanton (6 of 8 in the Mr Gum Series)

What's for Dinner, Mr Gum?: Children's Audio Book Performed and Read by Andy Stanton (6 of 8 in the Mr Gum Series)

Author: Andy Stanton Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 06/09/2018

It's barking bonkers! The sixth sensational Mr Gum story, read by the author and with music and sound effects. A fantastic book for boys and girls aged 7-10 years old 'They're the funniest books ... I can't recommend them enough' Stephen Mangan 'They are brilliant' Zoe Ball, BBC Radio 2 'It's hilarious, it's brilliant...Stanton's the Gov'nor, the Boss.' - Danny Baker, BBC Radio London Good evening. BANG! KA-BOOM! OUCH. Yes, Lamonic Bibber is at war and it's all because of Mr Gum and his nasty butcher pal, Billy William the Third. As the meat and grease whizz through the air, it's down to Polly and her friends to break up the fight. KA-POW! Can they do it in time? KA-SMASH! Will love save the day? KA-QUESTION! Who on earth is Thora Gruntwinkle? Listen to this book and you'll find out, you delightful little peanuts! What's for Dinner, Mr Gum? is the sixth in the internationally bestselling series by Andy Stanton, which has won everything from the Blue Peter Book Award (twice) to the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Red House Children's Book Award. The books have been translated into over 25 languages worldwide, and have sold over 4 million copies. Good evening. This is Andy Stanton, professional children's author and part-time marshmallow. Hey, do you like hearing 'Mr Gum' read out loud by a complete idiot? Well, then, you're in luck, because - for your entertainment, amusement and annoyance - every single word of these audio books is spoken by ME! And not only that, but these recordings are absolutely JAM-PACKED with silly voices, weird sound effects and utterly ridiculous songs (sorry about my singing, by the way, it's appalling). So there you have it - what are you waiting for? GET LISTENING, YOU NIBBLEHEADS!

Mr Gum and the Cherry Tree

Mr Gum and the Cherry Tree

Author: Andy Stanton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2010

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 and the Cherry Tree Good evening and welcome to a tale of forests! Of legendary beasts! Of misbehaving children! Of caterpillars called Graham! And of a great big BEEFER of a cherry tree! But what dark secrets are hidden in that tree, where the leaves grow thick and green? Polly intends to find out, and she intends to find out by finding out. What will she find out? Read this book and you'll find out! Mr Gum and the Cherry Tree is the seventh book in the internationally best-selling series by Andy Stanton, which 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?

What's for Dinner, Mr. Gum?

Author: Andy Stanton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2009

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!

Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear

Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear

Author: Andy Stanton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2008

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. This is book five. Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear Good evening. Do you like bears called Padlock? Course you do. Do you like hot-air balloons? Course you do. Do you like tall sailing ships with mad sea captains, and horrifying old villains and words like `wab!', `tungler' and `kelp'? COURSE you do! Well, guess what, you lucky little nibbleheads? Perfect for fans of Roald Dahl and David Walliams. Have you collected all the well brilliant Mr Gum series? You're a Bad Man, Mr Gum Mr Gum and the Biscuit Billionaire Mr Gum and the Goblins Mr Gum and the Power Crystals Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear What's for Dinner, Mr Gum? Mr Gum and the Cherry Tree Mr Gum and the Secret Hideout Praise for Mr Gum: `Smooky palooki! This book is well brilliant!' - Jeremy Strong `Worryingly splendid' - Guardian NOT FOR BORERS! You're a Bad Man, Mr Gum was selected as a Tom Fletcher Book Club 2017 title. Andy Stanton studied English at Oxford but they kicked him out. Before becoming a children's writer he was a film script reader, a market researcher, an NHS lackey, a part-time sparrow and a grape. Today he is best-known for the hilarious and much-loved Mr Gum books, which are published in 34 countries worldwide in over 30 languages. The series has won numerous awards, including the inaugural Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Red House Children's Book Award and two Blue Peter Book Awards.

You're a Bad Man, Mr. Gum!

You're a Bad Man, Mr. Gum!

Author: Andy Stanton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/08/2006

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. You're A Bad Man, Mr Gum! Good evening. Mr Gum is a complete horror who hates children, animals, fun and corn on the cob. This book's all about him. And an angry fairy who lives in his bathtub. And Jake the dog, and a little girl called Polly and an evil, stinky butcher all covered in guts. And there's heroes and sweets and adventures and EVERYTHING. You're a Bad Man, Mr Gum! is the first book in the internationally best-selling series by Andy Stanton, which 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!

LoveReading
LoveWriting
LoveReading4Schools
NEW INDIE AND SELF PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEW AND PROMOTION SERVICE LAUNCHED!    Read More
×