Follows the life of a school boy, his rock band, DogZombies, and his battles with his teachers and his grumpy older sister
Here comes Tom Gates - he's no wimp!
When my teacher, Mr Fullerman, doesn't have his BEADY EYES on me, I like to draw pictures and write stories about stuff, like when we had the worst holiday ever (camping sucks), and when my parents came to school for parents' evening (groan)...
NOTE : Winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2011
NOTE : Winner of the Red House Young Reader's Book Award 2012
NOTE : Branford Boase longlist 2012
NOTE : Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2012
NOTE : Suggested by the British Dyslexia Association :
"Author Liz Pichon is herself dyslexic and her hugely popular Tom Gates series features just the kind of books she says she wishes she'd been given as a child. They revolutionise storytelling for youngsters with their brightly coloured and creative illustrations, wide range of fonts and comical tales"
NOTE : Includes four collectors cards at the back of the book. These are not perforated but have a cut line where they should be removed.