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Bust the boredom out of your week with the help of mighty Tom Gates – the eternal foe of his big sister, the bane of his grumpy teacher… and the Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner! Tom is a master of excuses, expert doodler, story-writer extraordinaire and rock-star in the making. In his wacky journals, you’ll find all sorts of comic craziness to make you groan with glee! Unfortunately, those closest to Tom don’t always understand his genius, starting with his irritating big sister Delia. But as you join Tom in his pranks and rock out with his super-cool band, you’ll see that although Tom’s life isn’t always easy, it IS laugh-out-loud hilarious!

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  1. Alfie Kent
    on 24 February 2013

    Brilliant world of Tom gates

    It was one of my favourite ever moments in my life laughing at the world of Tom gates
    Apsolutly hysterical one of the best things I've ever read great funny enthusiastic

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  1. 39c logo fullcolor 113549

    on 9 March 2014

    Its a genius book i really loved it couldnt stop reading

  2. Avatar owl 761790

    on 4 March 2014

    My favourite is Tom gates excellent excuses.

  3. Pearl 113298

    on 30 December 2013

    Tom and Derek are BFFs they love caremael wafers Sorry this is really short

    5out of 5
  4. Avatar cat 761729

    on 12 August 2013

    Funny and Hilarious Great and you can predict them cause of all the detail

    5out of 5
  5. Clarice thumb 136

    on 20 June 2013

    I LOVE TJE TOM GATES BOOKS and I hope everyone enjoys them s much as me

    5out of 5
  6. Bellasara 113282

    on 11 May 2013

    this book is so funny

  7. Avatar robot 761806

    on 28 April 2013

    These books are so cool. I have the whole collection of them they are the best books ever. from JayC

    5out of 5
  8. Petula 113689

    on 18 April 2013

    ALL OF THE TOM GATES BOOKS ARE AMAZING (SORT OF) :D Liz Pichon awesome author !

  9. Jane blonde 113694

    on 15 April 2013

    I love this book it is the best book i have ever read i wish i could win one of the books of tom gates

    5out of 5
  10. Room on the broom 113684

    on 11 April 2013

    i loved them they are soooo good and funny

    5out of 5
  11. Avatar frankenstein 761774

    on 30 March 2013

    it is about a boy called tom who’s best friend is derek fingle there are some annoying people around like tom’s sister delia and marcus ‘moosy’ meldrew

  12. Avatar cat 761729

    on 19 March 2013

    I loved this book lots and lots.I would read them over and over again.

    5out of 5
  13. Horridhenry thumb 16

    on 8 March 2013

    i love this book

  14. Fairy thumb 11

    on 8 March 2013

    I thought these books were really funny.They were very enjoyable and once I read one, I couldn’t put it down.Plenty of giggles.Warning,once youve read one book be sure to read more.Great for ages 7+ 5/5 is what I would gives these fantastic books :P

    5out of 5
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    on 7 March 2013

    all these books are amazing!

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    on 5 March 2013

    My favourite one is excellent excuses they are fun and funny

    5out of 5
  17. Pirate2small 108060

    on 5 March 2013

    These Tom gates books are really good worth a read

    4out of 5
  18. Dora thumb 222

    on 5 March 2013

    My favourite one is tom gates everything’s amazing.

  19. Avatar bat 761713

    on 4 March 2013

    Loved it!!!