The Brilliant World of Tom Gates Paperback – Illustrated, 4 Apr 2011
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Brilliant World of Tom Gates
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About the author:
Liz Pichon studied graphic design and has worked as an art director in the music industry. Her freelance design work has appeared on a range of products and she has written and illustrated a number of picture books. Liz's first book for 9+ readers, 'THE BRILLIANT WORLD OF TOM GATES' won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, The Best Book for Young Readers - Red House Book Award and the Best Fiction for 5-12 year olds category of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Liz is married with three children and lives in Brighton.
Other titles in the series:
- Tom Gates: Excellent Excuses (And Other Good Stuff)
- Tom Gates: Everything's Amazing (Sort Of)
- Tom Gates: Yes! No. (Maybe…)
Tom Gates: The Brilliant World Of Tom Gates
This takes the form of Tom's battered homework diary - crammed with his doodles and stories.
“I’m Tom Gates. When my teachers don’t have their beady eyes on me, I like to draw pictures and think of ways to annoy Delia, my sister. My teachers think I am easily distracted and “lack focus”. Which is a bit harsh, because right now I am very focused on which biscuit I should eat first…mmm.”
- Liz Pichon is a popular author/illustrator – her most recent book Tom Gates: DogZombies Rule (for now) overtook Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to be the no. 1 children’s book
- Liz has won eleven awards for her Tom Gates series – and a Blue Peter badge. Most recently, Liz collected Specsavers Bestseller Awards for five of her Tom Gates titles
- The last five Tom Gates books have all been children's top 10 bestsellers - the brand is getting bigger and bigger
- Over 3.2 million copies of Tom Gates books have sold in the UK and the Tom Gates series has been translated into 41 languages
- In 2017, Liz was the official World Book Day illustrator for THE 20th anniversary
- Pub Date: 7th April 2011
- CBMC code: D3N79
- Age: 09-12
- Rights: World excl USA & Canada Rights
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The Brilliant World of Tom Gates
Excellent Excuses (And Other Good Stuff)
Everything's Amazing (sort of)
Genius Ideas (Mostly)
Tom Gates is Absolutely Fantastic (at some things)
Best Book Day Ever! (so far)
Extra Special Treats (not)
A Tiny Bit Lucky
Yes! No (Maybe...)
Top of the Class (Nearly)
Tom Gates: Super Good Skills (Almost...)
DogZombies Rule (for Now)
The Tom Gates series make reading fun for even the most reluctant reader lots of fun text and illustrations.
A great read for my 7 year old dyslexic child who is a good reader.
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