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Mr. Gum and the Cherry Tree (Mr. Gum #7)

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Good evening and welcome to a tale of forests! Of legendary beasts! Of dreadful villains! Of caterpillars called Graham! And of a great big BEERFER of a cherry tree! But what dark secrets are hidden in that tree, where the leaves grow thick and green? Polly intends to find out, and she intends to find out by finding out. What will she find out? Find out by reading this boo ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published May 3rd 2010 by Egmont Books
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Escher
Jun 12, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-to-me, g2
Dandelions chasing dandezebras.
Woodpecker pecking and Wouldn'tPeckers not.
Emily
Jan 31, 2014 rated it really liked it
Very funny, and easy to read books for children, and adults alike. Would definitely recommend.
Heidi
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Grace Sargeant
Aug 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
Nice book.
Hannah
Jan 16, 2012 rated it it was ok
I was recommended this book as I enjoy comic children’s fiction. This story is one from the series of Mr Glum, which uses similar themes and repeated characters. Wherever there is mischief Mr Glum is involved. In this case the whole village is convinced into giving their most precious belongings to a past spirit, who has come back. Although they are warned against it by, they are as always, nearly tricked by Mr Glum. I was disappointed by this book, as I felt it was trying far too hard to be fun ...more
Lavinia
Mar 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This book was great, fantastic and most marvellous. But what is going on in the nice and shiny but squeaky and creepy town of Lamonic Bibber?

I can tell you that the villagers (apart from Polly, Friday O'Leary and the gingerbread man Alan Taylor) have gone mad about a stupid old cherry tree. But, uh, uh, uh - that isn't just any old cherry tree. Well, I suppose it is, but do you think something (/, of course, someone) is lurking around somewhere near that particular little tree?

Hmm... Well, you'l
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Jennifer
Oct 07, 2014 rated it liked it
I didn't like this Mr Gum (or as he is called in Swedish, herr Grums) book as much as the first one. There are some really funny lines, though. Like the one about how there were never unicorns, some horse just accidentally got an ice cream cone on its head (ok, I'm not really delivering it right). A part of the problem was I wasn't in the right mood for all the silliness. Sometimes you want a proper story with proper words, but if you're in more of a wackadoo mood then this series will satisfy.
Federicogerig
Jun 27, 2016 rated it liked it
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Wilde Sky
Mar 08, 2013 rated it it was ok
A villain tries to con some people out of their most cherished possessions.

Obviously I’m not the target audience for this book as I found it a bit disappointing – there are some good plot points, but I felt I’d read everything before. The drawing on the cover was much better than any inside the book (at least in the version I read).
Greta
Apr 06, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: junior-fiction
The latest in the series is as good as all the rest. I don't know what it is about the bizarre sense of humour Andy Stanton has, but I enjoy it as much as the kids do. He has an incredible imagination and just enough irreverance and intellectual finger-jabbing to keep me waiting for the next installment.
Marnie
Feb 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hilarious

It's amazingly HILARIOUS. Like when the Little Girl called Peter reads her favorite book Biffy The Worn Gets Arrested For Accidentally Murdering Everyone In Canada. Or when a gingerbread headmaster says a sentence with a spelling mistake. He even tells everyone he's ruined with that proof. This book is recommended to anyone who loves a laugh out loud book
★ Jess
Another cute and funny story about Mr. Gum and the wacky town folk of Lamonic Biber :)
Sebastian Asfaw
Mar 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing



Really really centourly funny
Courtney
Feb 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Really good plz reply thank you
Lucy
Feb 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Hilarious laugh out loud humour as good as a bag of sticks,
Shabnam
Jun 16, 2013 rated it it was ok
this one wasn't as funny as the other books in the series but the story was better!I liked the last chapter where all the magical creatures came back!
Nipper
Nov 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
i don't know how to describe it so i'll use a made up word, rantigulousinatenate
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