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Andy Stanton

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In Mr Gum and the Biscuit Billionaire, Mr Gum is trying to steal his fortune from a gingerbread man with electric muscles. Will Polly save the day?

Andy Stanton, the author has been a cartoonist and film script reader. He studied English at Oxford but they kicked him out. His favourite expressions are ‘Good evening’ and ‘The truth is a lemon meringue!’ and his favourite word is ‘captain’.

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2007

Sunday, 25 February 2007

An angry bathtub fairy, a stinky old man, chocolates made by dolphins and lemon meringue pie! All in this zany, off-the-wall new series from comic genius/ beardy turnip-head Andy Stanton.

Andy Stanton’s You’re a Bad Man, Mr Gum is the first in a series of fantastic nonsensical books which evoke memories of Roald Dahl and Edward Lear. His
characters are whimsical, hideous, beastly, ridiculous but outrageously funny.

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David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.