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  • Published: 1 January 2010
  • ISBN: 9781864719499
  • Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $9.99

Goblin In The Bush


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The first adventure starring everyone’s favourite grouchy Irish goblin!

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.

  • Pub date: 1 January 2010
  • ISBN: 9781864719499
  • Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $9.99

About the Author

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.

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Praise for Goblin In The Bush

“'I thought this book was hilarious.' Lydia Bendikov, Year 3”


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