Uncle Gobb and the Dread Shed

Yucky genius from an all-time story hero! Imagine Mr Gum – but LIVING WITH YOU !!! Uncle Gobb is the kind of gross and stinky person you should stay very far away from. (Shudder.) So we feel very sorry for Malcolm. He has to actually live with him. Uncle Gobb is yucky and bossy and awful. Malcolm really wants to make him leave. Wouldn’t you? Luckily, Malcolm has a plan. It involves: big laughs, untrue facts, baked beans and a genie who rubs your nose. Will Malcolm escape Uncle Gobb? And can Michael Rosen be even funnier than Mr Gum...?

  • A laugh-out-loud bonkers treat from a legendary writer
  • Perfect if you like The Twits, Mr Gum or The Grunts
  • Michael Rosen is a former Children’s Laureate
  • “Finely tuned story-telling anarchy” – Guardian

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    Michael Rosen

    Michael Rosen is an author, poet and broadcaster, best known for classic books like We’re Going on a Bear Hunt. He was Children’s Laureate from 2007-2009


    Michael won the Nestle Smarties prize for We’re Going On a Bear Hunt. He was awarded the Eleanor Farjeon prize for services to Children’s literature in 1997, and was Children’s Laureate from 2007-2009.

  • Awards

    Neal Layton’s many awards include the Gold Smarties Prize for That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown and the SLA Information Book Award for The Story of Stars.

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