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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 The Man Who Loved Boxes. Books he has both written and illustrated include A Bear and a Tree, Leaf, Rainbow Bear, Mutt Dog, Snail and Turtle are Friends, and most recently Three. Many of his books have been shortlisted by the CBCA, and have won or appeared frequently on children's own voting lists such as YABBA. Stephen has illustrated many stories for the Penguin Random House Aussie Nibbles series and has most recently embarked on some crazy pirating adventures with Andrew Daddo for the Atticus Van Tasticus junior fiction series.


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