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Mr Gum and the Secret Hideout Award-winning author/illustrator

by Andy Stanton (author)

Suitable for 7 - 9 years

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Paperback, Jul 2014 Available in pack
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Product description

Shabba me whiskers! He’s back – Lamonic Bibber’s dastardly old loon, Mr Gum! But what is our old fiend up to now? Could there be eight ladies all called Pamela? Will Friday O’Leary really have to wrestle a giant man-eating octopus? And what is beastly butcher Billy William plotting? Read this barking bonkers book to find out!

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Egmont Books Ltd

Date published

November 1st, 2010

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.0; Middle years; 2.0 points

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  • 256 pages



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    on 12 April 2014

    It is a good book but it doesn’t hook u in well.

    4out of 5
  2. Hayley 113303

    on 9 March 2013

    This book was a really good book when I read it in the holidays my sister got them for her birthday and I had nothing better to read, I found this book really for little children I enjoyed the book but ther wasn’t enough words on a pages so it didn’t take long to read

  3. Avatar bat 761713

    on 5 March 2013

    Mr.Gum is a hilareous character! This time he’s got a secret hideout and he’s polluted Lamonic bibber by burning rotten meat

    5out of 5
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    on 13 June 2012


  5. Avatar frankenstein 761774

    on 4 March 2012

    I read this book before christmas and it’s really funny, I couldn’t stop laughing as well as it has some really good illustrations.

    5out of 5
  6. Avatar cat 761729

    on 2 March 2012

    im addicted to it

  7. Ef castle thumb 2

    on 1 March 2012

    is not my favourite book at all I prefer the others a lot more.

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    on 1 March 2012

    Mr gum is one of the most grim but hillarous characters that I will ever meet.

    5out of 5
  9. Evie 113313

    on 25 February 2012

    i love this book

    5out of 5
  10. Goldie 113308

    on 3 March 2011

    i didnt really like this

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    on 24 February 2011

    This book is the best book of the series and i hope Andy writes more books that will keep you reading for hours and hours.

    This book made me laugh my head of, the funniest bit(s) of the the book was a bit about a photocopier and the sherry factory.

    That’s all i am going to tell you about this book, you`ll have to read the book to find out what happens.

    This book made me laugh for hours so i hope it makes you laugh too.

    Ben, age 10

  12. Evie 113313

    on 4 February 2011

    The book is very good and exiting i have got a very good collection by the way i am charlotte (mayisha’s school friend)I am a big fan of Mr gum.Ilove it

    5out of 5
  13. Horridhenry thumb 16

    on 11 January 2011


    5out of 5
  14. Evie 113313

    on 10 January 2011

    it was really GOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  15. Bellasara 113282

    on 8 November 2010

    I have not read it yet but looks very interesting.