You're a Bad Man, Mr Gum! Award-winning

by Andy Stanton (author)

Suitable for 7 - 9 years

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You’re a Bad Man, Mr. Gum was selected as a Tom Fletcher Book Club 2017 title.

Shabba me whiskers! It’s that bestselling and award-winning first ever Mr Gum book by Andy Stanton. The Mr Gum books are only the craziest, funniest most best books for children in the whole wide world.

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.

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!

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.

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781405274920

Publisher

Egmont Books Ltd

Date published

July 3rd, 2014

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Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Andy Stanton

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What kids think

  1. summer24
    on 17 September 2016

    it looks funny wont to read it

    4out of 5
  2. amy14
    on 14 January 2015

    It is a fuunny book especially Mr Gum he is hilarious this book is good for kids

    4out of 5
  3. Taffy87
    on 11 October 2014

    Ha ha ha ha whacking fairies every FUNNY thing you have ever wanted. It is really funny and jam-packed with adventure:-)

    5out of 5