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Andy Stanton

Autor(a) de You're a Bad Man, Mr. Gum!

39 Works 1,600 Membros 25 Críticas 2 Favorited

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Obras por Andy Stanton

You're a Bad Man, Mr. Gum! (2006) 403 exemplares
Mr Gum and the Biscuit Billionaire (2007) 206 exemplares
Mr Gum and the Goblins (2007) 168 exemplares
Mr Gum and the Power Crystals (2008) 142 exemplares
Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear (2008) 128 exemplares
What's for Dinner, Mr Gum? (2009) 120 exemplares
Mr Gum and the Cherry Tree (2010) 97 exemplares
Mr Gum and the Secret Hideout (2010) 90 exemplares
Danny McGee Drinks the Sea (2016) 32 exemplares
The Story of Matthew Buzzington (2009) 22 exemplares
Mr Gum Box Set (2010) 18 exemplares
Sterling and the Canary (2011) 10 exemplares
Going to the Volcano (2018) 10 exemplares
When I Was a Child (2018) 6 exemplares
Mr Gum x 2 books slipcase (2013) 4 exemplares
Danny McGee Drinks the Sea (2017) 3 exemplares
Here Comes the Poo Bus (2011) 3 exemplares
Mr Gum Collection 9 Books Pack, (2010) 2 exemplares


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Data de nascimento
20th Century



Thank you, GR friend Laura, for recommending this on audio! It was perfect for my road trip today— I laughed out loud a lot. The author is the audiobook reader. While sometimes that turns out to be a bad idea, in this case, it was perfect.
The humor is droll and absurd, with the most deliberately nonsensical similes I’ve ever heard. Characterization of the baddies is grotesque in a style similar to Roald Dahl’s.
Oddly, I’m not sure who to recommend this to, other than adults who like children’s books. It’s clearly a children’s book, but Mr. Gum really is a bad man who plots something pretty horrific against the town’s beloved stray dog. It would have upset me greatly when I was a child. I’m not a parent, but I am an aunty who gives books as gifts, and I think I’d be more likely to give this to my grown nieces and nephews (on audio, of course).
It was great fun for me, anyway, and I would recommend it to fans of Lemony Snicket or Roald Dahl.
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Harks | 6 outras críticas | Dec 17, 2022 |
I'm not sure I've ever read a book which taps into the minds of small children quite as well as this one. It's weird, loud, crass, silly, repetitive, over the top and doesn't really make any sense at all. So basically it is just like my 8 year old in print form. He thinks it's hilarious and is saving up his pocket money for the rest of the series, rather than spending it on sweets and tat. Thank you Mr Stanton.
Mscezik | 6 outras críticas | Apr 13, 2022 |
Shabba me whiskers! It was brill.
mjhunt | 5 outras críticas | Jan 22, 2021 |
Wanted to start listing some of the more awesome kids books I've been reading with my son, and where better to start than a book about a BUS made out of POO. If you like rhymes with grisly setups and grisly twists, the poo bus is for you. Simplistically childish.
6loss | Nov 7, 2019 |



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