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  • Published: 2 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9780857982636
  • Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $12.99

Gibblewort the Goblin: The Summer Holiday Collection



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

Goblin in the Bush
Gibblewort is a nasty little Irish goblin. One day he gets sick of the rain and damp of his homeland and decides to go to Australia instead. At first, he's delighted with his new home, which is as sunny and dry as any goblin could hope for. But when he gets to know the local flora and fauna, he gets more than he bargains for and makes a hasty retreat back to Ireland where he feels safe and secure. The other goblins aren't pleased to see him back and when gets really nasty, threaten to send him back to Oz.

Goblin on the Reef
Gibblewort the Irish goblin is as nasty as ever. When his goblin friends get tired of his wicked ways, they teach him a lesson by packing him off to a damp part of Australia. The place he ends up in couldn't be damper – the Great Barrier Reef! Delight in the adventures of Gibblewort and the creatures he meets there.

  • Published: 2 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9780857982636
  • 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 has been described as an artist who 'draws from the inside out', and it is this gentle, intuitive truth that gives heart and playfulness to his work. Stephen Michael King is an internationally renowned, award-winning author and illustrator whose career has spanned over thirty years, producing more that one hundred titles. He has worked with a stable of Australia's best children's book authors including Glenda Millard, Margaret Wild, Nick Bland, Peter Carey and Tim Winton. Books that Stephen Michael King has written and illustrated include: Three; Rainbow Bear; Mutt Dog!; Leaf; and Milly, Jack and the Dancing Cat. His books have been translated into over twenty languages, and he is frequently honoured in children's book award categories – including winning the CBCA Book of the year, and the Prime Minister's Literary Award.

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