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About the book
  • Published: 1 September 2008
  • ISBN: 9781741663150
  • Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 528
  • RRP: $22.99

Big Big Gibblewort The Goblin


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The world of everyone’s favourite grouchy goblin in one blockbuster book.

From the spiky Australian bush to the ski slopes of the Snowy Mountains to the rainforests of Far North Queensland - and everywhere in between - Gibblewort the goblin has blundered, crawled and whinged his way through Australia's vast landscape. So surely a relaxing day somewhere in Australia would be possible. But wherever Gibblewort goes this vast land of ours remains his nemesis. Will he EVER get back home to rainy ol' Ireland?

  • Pub date: 1 September 2008
  • ISBN: 9781741663150
  • Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 528
  • RRP: $22.99

About the Authors

Victor Kelleher

Victor Kelleher was born in London and came to Australia in 1976 via Africa and New Zealand. After an academic career he now writes both children's and adults' novels full-time. His books for Random House Australia include Johnny Wombat, To The Dark Tower, Del-Del and Beyond The Dusk. Victor has been shortlisted for many awards including the Australian Children's Book of the Year Award and the Australian Science Fiction Achievement Award. He remains one of Australia's most celebrated authors.

Stephen Michael King

Stephen Michael King is renowned worldwide for picture books including The Pocket Dogs and Where Does Thursday Go?. Books he has both written and illustrated include The Man Who Loved Boxes, Henry and Amy, Emily Loves to Bounce, and most recently Mutt Dog. Several of his books have been shortlisted by the CBCA, and they frequently appear on children's own voting lists such as YABBA. Stephen has previously illustrated The Magic Violin, Follow That Lion!, Duck Sounds and The Gorilla Suit for the Aussie Nibbles range, and more recently illustrated the classic Robin Klein story: The Princess Who Hated It, for the Aussie Nibbles series.


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