Mr Gum Pack

The bestselling books which have taken the world by storm, starring Mr Gum – a grotty old grump of a man who wants everyone to be as miserable as he is! Mr Gum is so horrible that children scream when they look at him and dogs run to hide under hedges. He is absolutely grimsters. And when he puts a curse on the town and does lots of other very nasty things besides, it’s lucky that a couple of handy heroes, Polly and Jake the dog, are around to give Mr Gum a taste of his own medicine!

Containing five crazy books to leave you choking with laughter, here’s a bonkers bonanza of silly laughs from the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. It’s brilliant!

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  • loved it

    All of the Mr.Gum books are brilliantly written. My favourite book in this set is Mr.Gum and the Goblins

    5 March 2013

  • Reading these books were a pleasure to read.I loved every single moment of r Gum’s silly trauma’s and how he hates the dog but it makes it even better by Polly trying to save the dog.

    25 February 2011

  • loved it

    My favourite thing about the Mr Gum books is the fairy in his bath who whacks Mr Gum with a saucepan whenever his garden is untidy. Polly is my favourite good character as well as the dog.

    7 December 2009

  • mr gum is a funny book

    13 August 2009

  • loved it

    this book …...................... wow it is mthe funniest book EVER andy stanton you are a legend

    12 August 2009

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  • Andy Stanton

    Andy Stanton is author of the hilarious Mr Gum books. He’s won loads of awards, especially those voted for by children.


    Andy has won the Blue Peter, Red House and Richard & Judy awards for You’re a Bad Man Mr Gum, and the Blue Peter Award and Roald Dahl Funny Prize for Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear.

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