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 Secret Hideout Good evening. Talking parrots in the rooftops? A giant cactus on the high street? Mosquitos so nasty that even their own friends don’t like them? Something’s gone terribly wrong in Lamonic Bibber . . . and Mr Gum is nowhere to be found. Yes, folks, Polly and Friday are facing their biggest challenge yet. So strap yourselves in, cry ‘HI-HO-WEIRDY!’ and get ready for an adventure so crazy your feet will melt with happiness! And I’m not just saying that, I’ve actually seen it happen. HOORAY!
Mr Gum and the Secret Hideout is the eighth 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!
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Whether you are a child seeking out good but easy reading material or an adult seeking a quick but satisfying read that will release your inner child, this book is for all ages (mental and physical!) and will surely have anyone rolling around on the floor with uncontrollable laughter!.Nov 14 2011 | Read Full Review of Mr Gum and the Secret Hideout
There was the possibility of a moral lesson here, regarding a current issue I won't reveal, and Stanton just says 'hang' to that, and gives us entertainment, pure and simple.Jun 05 2011 | Read Full Review of Mr Gum and the Secret Hideout
To date he has won the Blue Peter Award for Most Fun Book With Pictures, the inaugural Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Fantastic Book Award, and he has been nominated for the the Guardian Children’s Book Prize and the NIBBIES Children’s Book of the Year.This is a description of the first Mr. Gum b...Nov 24 2010 | Read Full Review of Mr Gum and the Secret Hideout