You're a Bad Man, Mr Gum! (Mr Gum, Book 1)

By Andy Stanton, David Tazzyman

Author note: David Tazzyman (Illustrator)
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The starting of a peculiar, wacky, one in 1000000 sequence concerning the plight of the actually nasty Mr Gum and a loopy solid of characters—a move among Roald Dahl and Monty Python

Mr Gum is a really nasty outdated guy. He's a whole horror who hates kids, animals, enjoyable, and corn at the cob. This book's all approximately him. And an offended fairy who lives in his bath. And Jake the puppy, and a bit woman named Polly, and an evil, pungent butcher all lined in guts. And there are heroes and chocolates and adventures and every little thing.

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I wager it’s him! ’ he exclaimed, spitting toast in all places. ‘I guess it’s that fleabag puppy! ’ Very rigorously Mr Gum tiptoed over to the kitchen window and did mystery spying along with his unfriendly eyes. outdoors, Jake was once racing excitedly round the garden chasing his personal tail. The caterpillars have been so satisfied to determine him that they instantly metamorphosed into butterflies. one of many caterpillars was once so chuffed that it metamorphosed right into a donkey. The moles squeaked and the butterflies roared with excitement. The birds got here swooping out the bushes chirping like stable ’uns and the solar appeared to do magic tips within the sky.

I dunno the place i'm, an’ that outdated Jake’s dealing with the largest problem of his pup lifestyles an’ I doesn’t comprehend wheres to discover him an’ that flower’s probbly gonna devour me! ’ And with that she burst into tears. simply then an outdated guy peered out the window of a mystery cottage, half-hidden within the timber at the back of her. Polly hadn’t spotted the cottage and I’m yes you wouldn’t have both. That’s the article approximately mystery cottages – they’re mystery. ‘Well, good, well,’ acknowledged the previous guy. ‘What have we the following? a bit lady in difficulty.

Very quickly he used to be again in his stinky kitchen. He rubbed his fingers jointly gleefully and danced a merciless jig, like a spiteful imp who’d snotted over the entire provides on Christmas morning. He opened the little bag and sprinkled its contents over the rotten and poisoned cow hearts. Then he gave them a brief sniff. ‘Jibbers! ’ he gasped, clutching his throat. ‘They odor of lemons and sunshine and friendship - i will infrequently breathe! ’ retaining it at arm’s size, Mr Gum took the plate of doom out into his very neat and tidy backyard.

Then Polly had a proposal. What if it wasn’t rather Friday O’Leary? What if it was once a foul guy pretending to be him? She remembered whatever else her mom had advised her: Friday O’Leary can juggle 5 ping pong balls and a banana, and he not often drops them. So Polly requested the previous guy if he could brain juggling 5 ping pong balls and a banana for her. (Luckily she had 5 ping pong balls and a banana in her skirt pocket. ) So Friday juggled them and he rarely dropped them after which Polly was once confident.

Simply then an individual tapped her at the shoulder. She regarded as much as see a bit boy she had by no means visible sooner than. one way or the other, notwithstanding, Polly felt as though she’d recognized him all her lifestyles. a sense of serious peace and heat unfold via her and – ‘It’s that nightmare from the sweetshop! ’ Mr Gum exclaimed. ‘How did he get right here? ’ ‘Turn back, flip back, Mr Gum! ’ acknowledged the boy, together with his appealing sincere face. Mr Gum subsidized away, his palms raised as though to beat back a ghost. ‘I don’t love it one bit! ’ he stated in a quivering voice.

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