Tom Gates #1: The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

September 1, 2012|
Tom Gates #1: The Brilliant World of Tom Gates by Liz Pichon
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Meet Tom Gates - a master of excuses, an expert doodler, a comic story writer extraordinaire, and the bane of his teacher''s existence!

In this recent recipient of the 2011 Roald Dahl Funny Prize, readers will find an honest, silly and laugh-out-loud book in the format of Tom''s battered homework diary, crammed full of his scribbles and stories.

And in his wacky journal, you''ll find all sorts of comic craziness to make you groan with glee! Hear about Tom''s worst holiday ever ("camping sucks") and the time his parents went to parents'' evening ("groan"). Tom''s battered homework diary is crammed with his scribbles and stories, cartoons and ideas - as well as comments from the long-suffering Mr. Fullerman.

Warning! Do not attempt to read this in public. You will laugh loudly!

When LIZ PICHON was little she was very keen on drawing Walt Disney characters and making stuff out of clay. Her Mum said she was very good at "making a mess." This is still true today. Liz kept on drawing and has been a freelance illustrator and writer for many years now. She has won several awards for her books, including the Roald D...
Title:Tom Gates #1: The Brilliant World of Tom Gates
Product dimensions:256 pages, 7.5 X 6.05 X 0.65 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 7.5 X 6.05 X 0.65 in
Published:September 1, 2012
Publisher:Scholastic Canada Ltd
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781443119368

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