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  • Published: 2 September 2013
  • ISBN: 9780552567404
  • Imprint: Young Corgi
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $10.99

Omnibombulator



The engaging story of a tiny beetle with a giant name, from the ever-popular Dick King-Smith.

"Out of the way, Titch!"

Omnibombulator is a very small beetle - so small that his parents give him a really long name to make him feel important.

It doesn't seem to help. Earwigs and woodlice still push poor Omnibombulator around, and snails walk across him, making him all slimy. Then, one day, Omnibombulator sets out to see the world - and discovers just how useful being really small can be.

  • Published: 2 September 2013
  • ISBN: 9780552567404
  • Imprint: Young Corgi
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $10.99

About the author

Dick King-Smith

Dick King-Smith served in the Grenadier Guards during the Second World War, and afterwards spent twenty years as a farmer in Gloucestershire, the county of his birth. Many of his stories are inspired by his farming experiences. Later he taught at a village primary school. His first book, The Fox Busters, was published in 1978. He wrote a great number of children’s books, including The Sheep-Pig (winner of the Guardian Award and filmed as Babe), Harry’s Mad, Noah’s Brother, The Queen’s Nose, Martin’s Mice, Ace, The Cuckoo Child and Harriet’s Hare (winner of the Children’s Book Award in 1995). At the British Book Awards in 1991 he was voted Children’s Author of the Year. In 2009 he was made an OBE for services to children’s literature. Dick King-Smith died in 2011 at the age of eighty-eight. Discover more about Dick King-Smith at: dickkingsmith.com

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Praise for Omnibombulator

Sparkling humour and wonderful characters are Dick King-Smith's trademarks

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