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Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear


Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear

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    Available in PDF Format | Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear.pdf | English
    David Tazzyman(Illustrator)

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. This is book five.

Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear Good evening. Do you like bears called Padlock? Course you do. Do you like hot-air balloons? Course you do. Do you like tall sailing ships with mad sea captains, and horrifying old villains and words like ‘wab!’, ‘tungler’ and ‘kelp’? COURSE you do! Well, guess what, you lucky little nibbleheads?

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!

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

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.


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  • By lynn on 30 April 2017

    this book was for my 8 year old grandsons birthday he loved it and had it read in about 2 hrs

  • By susie on 24 October 2008

    There is a great skill in writing children's books that don't make adults groan when their offspring say, "Can you read this one again."I'm pleased to say that Andy Stanton has pulled it out of the bag again.He is one of those rare authors who has a knack of writing hilarious books that appeal to adults and children. They make the whole of our family roll around laughing. This book is no exception and there have been several altercations over whose turn it is to read it (and that is just amongst the adults).His characters and plots are off-the-wall and we constantly repeat lines from his books including, "In the olden days," said Old Granny, "It was rubbish..."A great series to try on reluctant readers - they might just tear themselves away from the computer!

  • By Ms. S. M. James on 29 January 2009

    You just cannot go wrong with Mr. Gum. Any child age 7/8/9/10 will love Andy Stanton's books. Makes it so easy to be a favoured Aunt when you bring one of them out each birthday and Christmas. Andy Stanton needs to speed up his writing or I am soon going to run out of new books to give.

  • By MizzyH on 20 April 2009

    My grand-daughter got this at her school book fair a few weeks ago. She's not a great reader of "story" books, normally preferring factual animal books, but I read the back cover to her and she started giggling (a good sign) so she decided to have a go at it. Well, she absolutely adored it and was often to be heard laughing and just HAD to come and read us bits! We've bought the whole set now and she now happily reads in bed before going to sleep. The trouble is, what on earth do we get next that will have the same appeal! Any ideas?

  • By Mrs. S. Paice on 22 February 2009

    My 9 year old Grandson enjoys all the Mr Gum Books & this one is no exception.

  • By Hilary Murray Hill on 20 October 2009

    I cannot type much more - I have lost control of - well, everything really. Utterly insane and absolutely hilarious. BRILLIANT, BRILLIANT, BRILLIANT.

  • By cally49 on 27 April 2011

    This was a present for my Grandson, this is the first set of books that he laughs out loud to, and a book that he reads on his own, as a five year old this is a wonderful start.

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