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Gumdrop and the Martians (Gumdrop The Vintage Car #36)

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Mr. Oldcastle and Gumdrop are off for a quiet day in the country, investigating some rather mysterious crop circles. Their quiet day turns to absolute mayhem with the arrival of some fellow vintage car enthusiasts from the planet Mars!
Paperback, 32 pages
Published November 11th 1998 by Hodder Children's Books (first published June 1998)
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Sep 12, 2013 Polly rated it liked it
Like most of the later Gumdrop books that I've read, this lacks the magic of the early ones and seems a bit trivial, but it's still better than an awful lot of the books that get published, and it's quite possible that I just have stronger feelings for the ones I read (or had read to me) as a child.
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