A delightful introduction to books from a favourite young children’s entertainer
Something is coming. Can you see?
It snuffles and shuffles. What can it be?
Look! Look! It’s a Gobbledygook!
It’s ripping up pages and eating a book!
Introduce your little monster to the delights of reading with this fun picture book from one of Australia’s most popular children’s entertainers. With bright hand-drawn illustrations and simple rhymes, we follow a little girl and the naughty Gobbledygook as they explore dinosaurs, fairy tales and more.
A perfect bedtime read for children aged 2+
Justine Clarke is one of Australia's most accomplished and admired performers: a best-selling children's singer; acclaimed film, television and stage actress with credits including Time of Our Lives, Tangle, Love My Way, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, Japanese Story and Hedda Gabler; and a constant, reassuring presence on Play School.
Tom Jellett is an Australian illustrator based in Sydney. Tom has been an editorial illustrator for News Limited, working on The Australian, The Weekend Australian and The Daily Telegraph.
He has also illustrated a number of books for children, including Australia at The Beach by Max Fatchen, The Littlest Pirate series by Sherryl Clark for Penguin Books, The Gobbledygook is Eating A Book by Justine Clarke and Arthur Baysting, My Dad Thinks He’s Funny by Katrina Germein and the follow up My Dad Still Thinks He’s Funny for Walker Books.
Tom has also been included in the Editorial and Book category for Illustrators 53, exhibited at the Society of Illustrators, New York in 2011 and 2013. He was also included in Communication Arts Illustration Annual 2012, 3×3 Children’s Show No. 9, and was also Highly Commended in the 2013 Illustrators Australia Awards.