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  • Published: 2 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9780857982643
  • Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $12.99

Gibblewort the Goblin: Get Me Outta Here Collection


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Blither and blather . . . Gibblewort the miserable Irish goblin is back!

Goblin in the City
Gibblewort the goblin thinks he is on the way home to Ireland . . . until he gets thrown out of a mail van into the middle of a busy, bustling city. Blither and blather! Where are the grey clouds? Where is the squelchy rain? And where is the icy breeze a goblin loves so well? Yikes! Gibblewort is lost in the big city . . . and he soon finds himself in all sorts of trouble.
Goblin in the Rainforest
Gibblewort the goblin is filled with joy when he crawls out of his postbag to find damp earth, falling rain and the sound of the wind through the trees. He's made it home to Ireland at last! Except it's not Ireland, it's the Australian Rainforest, and Gibblewort soon finds himself being stung, squeezed, sucked, nipped and pecked by all sorts of strange and unusual creatures . . . Another hilarious adventure from everyone's favourite grouchy goblin.

  • Pub date: 2 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9780857982643
  • Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $12.99

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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