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The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

Written by and illustrated by L. Pichon
Published by Candlewick Press
Goodreads Rating - 4.1 / 5.0
$7.99
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8-12
Target Age
256
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Publisher Summary

Meet Tom Gates. When his teachers don’t have their beady eyes on him, he likes to draw pictures and write about stuff, like last summer’s worst camping vacation ever (five merits!), or how much he hates sitting next to nosy Marcus Meldrew, the most annoying boy at school. All Tom really wants is to score tickets to see the best band ever, Dude3, when they come to town, and to impress Amy Porter, who is very nice and smart (but is currently ignoring him). Tom’s teachers think he is easily distracted and “lacks focus,” but that’s a bit harsh — can he help it if his grumpy big sister, Delia, made him late for school (again), or that last night’s homework had to be sacrificed to stave off a vicious dog attack? Master of excuses, creative storyteller, and middle-school comedian extraordinaire, Tom Gates is guaranteed to get kids turning the pages — and keep them laughing.

What Kind of Book is The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

Themes:
humor

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Who Illustrated The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

illustrator
L. Pichon

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0763680680
ISBN 13:
9780763680688
Publication Date:
August 4, 2015