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Mr. Gum and the Power Crystals By Andy Stanton

Mr Gum and the Power Crystals by Andy Stanton

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Summary

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.

Mr Gum and the Power Crystals Summary

Mr Gum and the Power Crystals by Andy Stanton

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 Power Crystals Can it really be true that there's an ancient curse on the town of Lamonic Bibber? And you guessed it, that old roo-de-lally Mr Gum and his trusty sidekick Billy William the Third have something to do with it. But ...our favourite heroes Polly and Friday and the gingerbread biscuit Alan Taylor (only 15.24 cm tall) are determined to save the town (sigh of relief). Hang on to your heads and prepare to chuckle like a chipmunk as you're whisked to the land of talking dogs, silly songs, Old Granny, and the best chase scene you've ever seen. Mr Gum and the Power Crystals is the fourth 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!

Mr Gum and the Power Crystals Reviews

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

About Andy Stanton

Author and Illustrator Information Andy Stanton lives in North London. He studied English at Oxford but they kicked him out. He has been a standup comedian, a film script reader, a cartoonist, a film script reader, a cartoonist, an NHS lackey and lots of other things. He has many interests, but best of all he likes Radio 4, books and music (even jazz). One day he'd like to live in New York or Berlin or one of those places because he's got fantasies of bohemia. His favourite expression is 'Please, sir' and his favourite word is 'proletariat'. This is his fourth book. His first book You're A Bad Man, Mr Gum! won the Red House Children's Book Award. David Tazzyman lives in South London with his girlfriend, Melanie, and their son, Stanley. He grew up in Leicester, studied illustration at Manchester Metropolitan University and then travelled around Asia for three years before moving to London in 1997. He likes football, cricket, biscuits, music and drawing. He dislikes celery.

Additional information

GOR001295294
9781405228176
1405228172
Mr Gum and the Power Crystals by Andy Stanton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Egmont UK Ltd
2008-02-04
208
Short-listed for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Children's Book of the Year 2008
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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