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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 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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