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The Brilliant World of Tom Gates : Tom Gates - Liz Pichon

The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

Tom Gates

Author: Liz Pichon

Audio CD Published: 1st June 2015

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Honest, silly, and laugh-out-loud funny ... the first book in Liz Pichon's hugely popular, award-winning Tom Gates series.

Tom Gates is the master of excuses for late homework: dog attacks - spilt water - 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 ...

About the Author

When Liz 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 went to Camberwell School Of Art London where she got a BA Hons in Graphic Design. Her first (and only) PROPER job was working for Jive Records designing Album covers for various musicians and artists you've probably never heard of (and a few you might have).

Liz has been a freelance illustrator and writer for 5... 7... 10... quiet a long time now. She has won several nice awards for her books that she gets very over excited about. The Brilliant World Of Tom Gates is Liz s first (of three) fiction books for older children. Liz is married and has three children. They live in Brighton amongst all the other hundreds of illustrators that live here too.

Industry Reviews

'10 out of 10.' -- The Guardian
'Tom Gates is instantly likeable, he has a great sense of humour ... and the book just grabs your attention.' -- Goodreads
'This is a thoroughly original, joyous and addictive read.' -- Books for Keeps

ISBN: 9781486294428
ISBN-10: 1486294421
Series: Tom Gates
Audience: Children
Format: Audio CD
Language: English
Published: 1st June 2015
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 12.2 x 13.2
Weight (kg): 0.07
Edition Type: Unabridged

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