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My Uncle Gus the Garden Gnome

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We've all got wacky families, it's just that some are wackier than others - find out how wacky in the fourth book of this hilarious series, My Uncle Gus the Garden Gnome. Tom has the happiest family around. Dad is Senior Bogeyman for the entire east coast and Mum is First Assistant Tooth Fairy. Only Uncle Gus feels a professional failure - he's just a garden gnome. But when the Most Powerful Witch in the World puts a bad-luck spell on Tom, it's Uncle Gus - and Tom's friend Mog (who's a . well, no one is quite ...

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Overview

We've all got wacky families, it's just that some are wackier than others - find out how wacky in the fourth book of this hilarious series, My Uncle Gus the Garden Gnome. Tom has the happiest family around. Dad is Senior Bogeyman for the entire east coast and Mum is First Assistant Tooth Fairy. Only Uncle Gus feels a professional failure - he's just a garden gnome. But when the Most Powerful Witch in the World puts a bad-luck spell on Tom, it's Uncle Gus - and Tom's friend Mog (who's a . well, no one is quite sure what Mog is, but he's large and hairy) - who put things right. A hilarious story featuring sabre-toothed tigers, mad scientist teachers, magic carpets, and lots of fun and mayhem. Ages 7+

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780207199585
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Australia
  • Publication date: 2/3/2015
  • Series: Wacky Families , #4
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.94 (w) x 8.15 (h) x 0.28 (d)

Meet the Author

Jackie French is a full-time writer who lives near
Braidwood in the Araluen Valley, NSW. In 2000, Hitler's Daughter was awarded the CBC Younger Readers' Award. To the Moon and Back won the
Eve Pownall Award in 2005. Macbeth and Son, and Josephine Wants to
Dance
were both shortlisted for the 2007 CBC Awards. In 2013 her book
Pennies for Hitler

won the Young People's History Prize in the 2013 NSW Premier's History Awards
.

In 2014 she was named Australia Children's Laureate for
2014-2015.

Her books include:

Historical

Somewhere Around the Corner
Dancing with Ben Hall
Soldier on the
Hill
Daughter of the Regiment
Hitler's Daughter
Lady Dance
The White
Ship
How the Finnegans Saved the Ship
Valley of Gold
Tom Appleby,
Convict Boy
They Came on Viking Ships
Macbeth and Son
Pharaoh
A Rose for the Anzac Boys
Oracle
The Night They Stormed Eureka
Nanberry: Black
Brother White
Pennies for Hitler

Fiction

Rain Stones
Walking the Boundaries
The Secret Beach
Summerland
Beyond the Boundaries
A Wombat Named Bosco
The Book of Unicorns
The
Warrior ' The Story of a Wombat
Tajore Arkle
Missing You, Love
Sara
Dark Wind Blowing
Ride the Wild Wind: The Golden Pony and Other
Stories
Refuge

Non-fiction

Seasons of Content
A Year in the Valley
How the Aliens from Alpha
Centauri Invaded My Maths Class and Turned Me into a Writer
How to Guzzle
Your Garden
The Book of Challenges
Stamp, Stomp, Whomp
The Fascinating
History of Your Lunch
Big Burps, Bare Bums and Other Bad-Mannered
Blunders
To the Moon and Back
Rocket Your Child into Reading
The Secret
World of Wombats
How High Can a Kangaroo Hop?
Let the Land Speak: A
History of Australia

The Animal Stars Series

1. The Goat Who Sailed the World
2. The Dog Who Loved a Queen
3. The
Camel Who Crossed Australia
4. The Donkey Who Carried the Wounded
5. The
Horse Who Bit a Bushranger
6. Dingo: The Dog Who Conquered a Continent

The Matilda Saga

A Waltz for Matilda
The Girl from Snowy River
The Road to Gundagai

Outlands Trilogy

In the Blood
Blood Moon
Flesh and Blood

School for Heroes

Lessons for a Werewolf Warrior
Dance of the Deadly Dinosaurs

Wacky Families Series

1. My Dog the Dinosaur
2. My Mum the Pirate
3. My Dad the Dragon
4.
My Uncle Gus the Garden Gnome
5. My Uncle Wal the Werewolf
6. My Gran the
Gorilla
7. My Auntie Chook the Vampire Chicken
8. My Pa the Polar Bear

Phredde Series

1. A Phaery Named Phredde
2. Phredde and a Frog Named Bruce
3. Phredde and the Zombie Librarian
4. Phredde and the Temple of Gloom
5. Phredde and the Leopard-Skin Librarian
6. Phredde and the Purple Pyramid
7. Phredde and the Vampire Footy Team
8. Phredde and the Ghostly
Underpants

Picture Books

Diary of a Wombat (with Bruce Whatley)
Pete the Sheep (with Bruce
Whatley)
Josephine Wants to Dance (with Bruce Whatley)
The Shaggy Gully
Times (with Bruce Whatley)
Emily and the Big Bad Bunyip (with Bruce
Whatley)
Baby Wombat's Week (with Bruce Whatley)
Queen Victoria's
Underpants (with Bruce Whatley)
The Tomorrow Book (with Sue deGennaro)
Christmas Wombat (with Bruce Whatley)
A Day to Remember (with
Mark Wilson)
Queen Victoria's Christmas (with Bruce Whatley)
Dinosaurs
Love Cheese (with Nina Rycroft)
Wombat Goes to School (with Bruce
Whatley)


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