WorldCat Identities

Gordon, Gus 1971-

Overview
Works: 106 works in 315 publications in 6 languages and 8,592 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Humorous fiction  Humor  Ghost stories  Adventure stories  Pictorial works  Life skills guides 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Artist
Classifications: PZ7.G6573, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gus Gordon
Herman and Rosie by Gus Gordon( Book )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York City, a "groovy little jazz number" brings together a lonely crocodile and deer
I am cow, hear me moo! by Jill Esbaum( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While showing her timid gal pals the wonders of the woods, brave Nadine the cow discovers that she is not entirely fearless
The catawampus cat by Jason Carter Eaton( Book )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The catawampus cat walked into town one day at a slant, and since then everyone in town is seeing their world with fresh eyes
Somewhere else by Gus Gordon( Book )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and French and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While other birds are seeing the world, George the duck is content to stay at home--or so it seems until he confesses the truth to Pascal, a visiting bear
My life & other stuff I made up by Tristan Bancks( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Have you ever been kissed by a dog? Ever had to eat vegemite off your sister's big toe? Have you had a job delivering teeth? Has a bloodthirsty magpie ever been out to get you? Ever woken up to discover that everything hovers? And have you eaten 67 hot dogs in ten minutes? I have. I'm Tom Weekly. This book is full of my stories, jokes, cartoon characters, ideas for theme park rides and other stuff I've made up. It's where I pour out whatever's inside my head. It gets a bit weird sometimes, but that's how I roll
The 'S' word : a boys' guide to sex, puberty and growing up by James Roy( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and French and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using humour and sensitivity, James Roy presents a book that will help any young man navigate the confusing minefield between boyhood and manhood
Pie-eating champions by Felice Arena( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy and Sam enter the pie eating contest at the school fete. Who will be the pie eating champion
To the moon and back : the amazing Australians at the forefront of space travel by Bryan Sullivan( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal perspective on the history of intensive space exploration from the 1940s to the 1970s and the involvement of Australian astronomers, technicians and scientists. 11 yrs+
The big pet day by Lisa Shanahan( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today is Pet Day in Lily's class. All the kids bring in their pets: hermit crabs, parrots, mice, puppies, ferrets and ducks, but Lily brings her dragon. Class smarty-pants Courtney says to Lily that dragons are only in fairytales so how could she have a dragon? However, when all the pets misbehave in the middle of the all-important pet parade, guess who (or what) saves the day?
My life & other stuff that went wrong by Tristan Bancks( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Weekly shares humorous stories from his life, including his Nan's doomed bid to climb Mt. Everest and his dog Bando's destruction of a precious vase
Basketball buddies by Felice Arena( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam and Billy meet at the local basketball courts and decide to have a seriously friendly game of one-on-one. While they are bickering, the basketball disappears and the fight is on to get it back
My life and other exploding chickens by Tristan Bancks( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Have you ever done a runner from the dentist? Are you petrified of clowns? Have giant headlice tried to eat you? Have you ever been attacked by Library Ninjas when your book was five years overdue? And have you come up with a genius way to never do homework again? All of these things have happened to me. I'm Tom Weekly. My life is an exploding chicken and the book in your hands is my attempt to glue it back together again
Rock star by Felice Arena( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam and Billy form their own rock group with Billy as lead singer and Sam on guitar. In one uncontrollable moment Billy takes Sam's guitar and lets rip- with unbelievable results. Suggested level: junior, primary
Wendy by Gus Gordon( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wendy is not your run-of-the-mill chicken. She craves excitement, danger, and fame. Becoming the star of Monty McFloo's Mostly Spectacular Travelling Circus as a Motorcycle Stunt Chicken brings her all of these. However, during Wendy's most spectacular jump ever, she realises that she has gone a bit off-course in her life. Home is calling and Wendy returns to her friends on the farm. But while her craving for fame has disappeared, Wendy still loves risk and excitement. Suggested level: junior, primary
Mega rich by Felice Arena( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam and Billy are desperate to become mega rich! They just need to find a money-making scheme that will turn them into millionaires ... or maybe even gazillionaires! 7-10 yrs
Haggis McGregor and the night of the skull moon by Jen Storer( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skeletal Haggis McGregor has been dead for hundreds of years, but that doesn't stop him wanting a wife. And while he's looking for her, he and his equally bony ghostly horse have fun rampaging around the little Scottish village of Dunroamin, scaring the inhabitants out of their wits. Suggested level: primary
Battle of the games by Felice Arena( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam and Billy spend a rainy day inside playing games. Includes related facts about games and questions to test the reader's comprehension
Kung phew! by S Mitchell( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Baked Bean Bandit, Marty is the undefeated World Farting Champion. Now he has a new challenge - to beat stinky super-villian General Pu in a battle of kung phew supremacy!
Golf legends by Felice Arena( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam and Billy decide to play golf in their local park. They map out their course and get started, but along the way come up against all sorts of obstacles ... including Sam's dad!
The great stinkathlon by S Mitchell( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the undefeated world farting champion, Marty, aka the Baked Bean Bandit, has always dreamed of winning a gold medal at the Smelympic Games - and at last he has his chance. Australia's popular hero of fartism, is unwell, and the PM herself has asked Marty to take his place. Marty will be representing Australia in the most demanding event of all - the Great Stinkathlon. But to his horror he is confronted by an old rival. El Stinko Diablo, defeated by Marty at the world championships, is thirsting for revenge, and he will stop at nothing
 
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Audience level: 0.35 (from 0.13 for I am cow, ... to 0.71 for The big pe ...)

My life & other stuff I made up
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The 'S' word : a boys' guide to sex, puberty and growing upPie-eating championsBasketball buddiesRock starWendyMega richHaggis McGregor and the night of the skull moonBattle of the games
Alternative Names
Gus Gordon Australian illustrator

고든, 거스 1971-

ゴードン, ガス

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