Absolutely Brilliant Book

Absolutely Brilliant Book

Tom Gates

Book - 2015
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Strong praise for the Tom Gates series: Winner, Roald Dahl Funny Book Prize; Winner, Waterstones Children's Book Prize; Winner, Red House Children's Book Award; Winner, Blue Peter Book Award ;We like Tom and the exuberant way he illustrates his account of himself with little drawings and embellishments . . . Life occasionally doles out difficulty to Tom Gates . . . our hero may be mortified, but readers ages 9 to 12 won't mind a bit.The Wall Street Journal ;Tom Gates can easily be seen as a British cousin to Jeff Kinney's Greg Heffley . . . Readers who like their fiction heavily illustrated and their heroes mischievous should find it diverting: Publishers Weekly. Will be enjoyed by those who can't get enough of Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid books. The engaging illustrations are plentiful and will delight avid and reluctant readers alike:School Library Journal The handwritten font and cartoon drawings bring Tom's experiences to life, making his struggles and dreams immensely relatable . . . Tom's upbeat outlook and everyday trials will have readers laughing out loud and eager for this series next installment.:Booklist
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario Scholastic Canada 2015
ISBN: 9781443146210
Characteristics: 160 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm


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