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  • Published: 2 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9780857982650
  • Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: $12.99

Gibblewort the Goblin: The Winter Escape Collection



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

Goblin at the ZooWhen Gibblewort wakes up at the zoo, he thinks he's in deepest, darkest Africa. So he squeezes his way into a nice, safe cage – only to find he's become the object of affection for a female chimpanzee! Every time Gibblewort manages to escape her clutches, he finds himself being thrown, kicked, tossed, shaken and even electrocuted back into the chimps' enclosure . . . and Daisy's long hairy arms! How is everyone's favourite nasty little goblin going to get out of this one?

Goblin in the Snow Gibblewort the horrible Irish goblin is driving his goblin mates crazy, so they pack him off to Austria for a winter holiday, only at the last minute 'Austria' becomes 'Australia' and Gibblewort ends up in the Snowy Mountains in ski season. Speeding snowboards, giant snowballs, talking fish – everywhere Gibblewort goes, trouble is sure to follow!

  • Published: 2 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9780857982650
  • 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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