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The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

When my teacher, Mr Fullerman, doesn't have his beady eyes on me, I like to draw pictures and write stories about stuff, like when we had the worst holiday ever (camping sucks), and when my parents came to school for parents' evening (groan). All I want to do is get tickets to se... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781407120690
Barcode 9781407120690
Published 1 July 2011 by Scholastic
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Pichon, Liz
Series Tom Gates (part: 1)
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ISBN-13 9781407120690
ISBN-10 1407120697
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Scholastic
Imprint Scholastic
Publication Date 1 July 2011
International Publication Date 4 April 2011
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Pichon, Liz
Series Tom Gates (part: 1)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
School Stories
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 151mm
Height: 188mm
Spine: 19mm
Weight 280g
Interest Age 9-12 years
Reading Age 9-12 years
Library of Congress Boys, Children's stories, School children, Families
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 193734

Description of this Book

Tom Gates is the master of excuses for late homework: dog attacks; spilt water; and, lightning. Tom's exercise book is full of his doodles, cartoons and thoughts, as well as comments from his long-suffering teacher, Mr Fullerton. After gaining five merits for his Camping Sucks holiday story, Tom's work starts to go downhill - which is a pity, as he's desperate to impress Amy Porter, who sits next to him...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Waterstones Children's Book Prize: Fiction 5 - 12 Category 2012 -- Winner of Roald Dahl Funny Prize: The Funniest Book for Children Aged Seven to Fourteen 2011
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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