You're A Bad Man, Mr Gum

You're A Bad Man, Mr Gum

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The beginning of a weird, wacky, one in a million series about the plight of the truly nasty Mr Gum and a crazy cast of characters--a cross between Roald Dahl and Monty Python

Mr Gum is a truly nasty old man. He's 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 named Polly, and an evil, stinky butcher all covered in guts. And there are heroes and sweets and adventures and everything.

Publisher: London : Egmont, 2006
ISBN: 9781405223102
Characteristics: 159 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
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Additional Contributors: Tazzyman, David

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vpl_childrens Dec 08, 2015

For ages 9-12. With a nasty old man, an angry fairy who lives in his bathtub, a huge dog, a brave-hearted girl, and an evil, stinky butcher, we have weirdoes, wackos and adventures, among other things.

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Hamishwatson
Jun 15, 2013

It is a really good book. The truth is a lemon meringue! By Chris aged 6

debwalker Jul 25, 2011

Story time with Kate Winslet: Actress thrills children at Cornwall festival with a surprise book reading

"She has two young children of her own so Kate Winslet knows all about the joys of story time.

So yesterday she took time out of her busy schedule to read to children at a literary festival.

Wearing a pair of black shorts and wellingtons, the Oscar-winning actress chose the storybook ‘Mr Gum’ to delight a group of young children at the Port Eliot Festival in St Germans, Cornwall."

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2018382/Kate-Winslet-thrills-children-Cornwall-festival-surprise-book-reading.html#ixzz1T7gWsyYp
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2018382/Kate-Winslet-thrills-children-Cornwall-festival-surprise-book-reading.html#ixzz1T7gR4qDQ

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