The Brilliant World of Tom Gates
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...
Excellent Excuses (And Other Good Stuff)
No school for two whole weeks! (Yeah!) I can forget ALL about lessons (and irritating things like Marcus Mel drew). And concentrate on good stuff like: Inventing new ways to annoy my sister Delia. (So many). Band practice for DOG ZOMBIES (with my mate Derek). Watching TV and eating caramel wafers. Eating caramel wafers and watching TV. Excellent. Unfortunately a couple of small problems
Everything's Amazing (sort of)
Back to school, but it's not all bad. We're entering Rooster in a dog show, the School Disco and my birthday are coming up so thi term's going to be amazing! Mostly because Delia's not invited any of these. There's only one small problem with my birthday, Granny Mavis says she's going to cook . . . uh oh!
Genius Ideas (Mostly)
Seeing Delia without her sunglasses on is a BIG shock for Tom, but that's nothing compared with the surprise that Dad has in store with his new-found fitness regime! He says he's going to compete at the school Sports Day. Can you even imagine the horrendous shame that will bring? Meanwhile Tom, Derek and Norman are also busy with a training regime of their own - practising with Dog zombies to make sure they're ready for the school talent show. The highs and lows of Tom's life are funnier and more extreme than ever in this fourth wicked diary from the Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning series!
Tom Gates is Absolutely Fantastic (At Some Things)
This takes the form of Tom's battered homework diary - crammed with his doodles and stories. "Exciting News! Mr Fuller man announces that class 5F are going on an 'Activity Break'! Which should be fun. As long as I don't ge stuck in a group with anyone who snores or worse still with . . . . . Marcus Mel drew. Delia is already threatening to paint my room funny colours while I'm away. Which is annoying. I just hope the only surprise I have when I get home is the new pet that I hear Mum and Dad talking about. Because I've always wanted a pet!"
Extra Special Treats ( . . . not)
It's really cold outside and we're all hoping it's going to snow. Yeah! Derek and I could make a snow Rooster and have a snowball fight (look out, Delia!). Granny Mavis has started to knit me a new winter jumper, but by the looks of things I'm not sure it's going to fit. . .
Tom Gates Yes No (Maybe..)
The laugh-out-loud Tom Gates is back in another brilliant instalment of Liz Pichon's bestselling illustrated series. Sometimes making up my mind isn't easy to do. Especially when my grumpy sister Delia is LOOMING over me. Mum's on a mission to TIDY UP the whole house. She says if I can't decide what to get rid of, she'll do it for me. Which would be a DISASTER! Lucky for me, The FOSSILS come to my rescue (more than once!)
Top of the Class (Nearly)
From the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Best Book for Younger Readers - Red House Children's Book Award, the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 5 - 12 year-olds and the Blue Peter Best Story Book Award 2013, comes the ninth amazing instalment of this brilliant series! TIPS FOR BEING TOP OF THE CLASS (Sadly...I did NONE of these things.) 1. Stay awake in lessons (it helps.) 2. Don't draw HILARIOUS pictures of your teachers. 3. AVOID the class bully to stay out of trouble. 4. Don't let Mum and Dad write ANYTHING in your school planner. 5. Don't let your grumpy sister Delia BOSS you around. (Technically not a school issue - but still important.) I'm TRYING to get voted onto the school council as well - but thanks to the ABOVE list it's not exactly going to plan.
Tom Gates Super Good Skills Almost
Look out! Tom, Delia and the whole Gates family are going on holiday. How will Tom manage to keep himself busy on the most boring campsite ever? By doodling, of course! An exciting new story - with doodle your own elements! - from award-winning and best-selling author Liz
Dog Zombies Rule (for Now)
Here's my EXCELLENT PLAN to make DogZombies the BEST band in the WHOLE WIDE WORLD! How hard can it be? (Very.) Right now I'm going to: 1. Write more songs. (Not about teachers.) 2. Make a SPECTACULAR music video. (Easy.) 3. Get some sleep. (Tricky when you're being kept awake by LOUD NOISES.) 4. Annoy Delia. (Nothing to do with DOGZOMBIES but always FUN.)
Family, Friends and Furry Creatures
In the next hilarious illustrated instalment of Tom Gates, Mr Fullerman has a class assignment: a family tree! Tom's ready to learn all about the Gates family, his friends and a furry creature (or two!). But just what *is* that squeaking sound coming from Tom's shoes?
Biscuits. Bands and Very Big Plans
The bestselling fully-illustrated Tom Gates series is back with a new book! This book is VERY important because it contains BISCUITS, BANDS and all my (doodled) plans to make DogZombies the BEST band in the world.
MY VERY BIG PLAN:
1. Write more songs about VERY important things like... ... biscuits
2. Make sure there's a good supply of SNACKS for our band practice
3. Avoid Delia at ALL COSTS, she thinks I've been SNOOPING in her room. (I have.)
4. DOODLE as much as possible, especially if Marcus is watching
Epic Adventure (Kind of)
The brand new hilarious and fully-illustrated instalment of the bestselling Tom Gates series! Having two sets of grandparents is turning out to be very good for me. The Wrinklies are keen on giving presents AND they're planning a family outing which is going to be EPIC! Even Delia wants to come. (I can always ignore her.)
What's that? A MONSTER? How has this scary beast escaped into Tom's sort-of-normal world? Is it one of his doodles? Is it Delia on the rampage? Is it Mr Fullerman at full moon? For now it's a secret, but all will (eventually) be revealed in this book. So, what do we actually know for sure? There will be laughs. There will be doodles. There will be all the bonkers excitement and brilliance that have launched Tom's books to global fame.
Mega Make and Do and Stories too
When Oakfield School is unexpectedly closed, what's Tom and the gang to do?!? A weeks' worth of drawing, doodling, games, stories and activities in this fantastic new illustrated offering from bestselling author of the Tom Gates series, Liz Pichon!
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