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Charlie Bumpers vs. the Really Nice Gnome

Bill Harley, Adam Gustavson (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (3/31/2014)
Hardcover (3/1/2014)
Compact Disc (3/1/2014)


Charlie Bumpers wants to play the bad guy in the class play, but his teacher Mrs. Burke has other ideas. From the award-winning series by Bill Harley.

"A heartwarming and sometimes laugh-out-loud tale about giving 100 percent even when you're less than thrilled to do so." ―School Library Journal

Charlie Bumpers has his heart set on playing the role of the evil Sorcerer in the fourth-grade play. But his dreams of villainous stardom go up in smoke when he finds out that Mrs. Burke has cast him as the Nice Gnome Determined to rectify this terrible injustice, Charlie concocts one plan after another, but nothing seems to work.

To make matters worse, his dad has assigned chores to all the kids in the family, and Charlie's job is walking Ginger--the diggiest, sniffiest, and poopiest dog in the universe. Can Charlie deal with these challenges without causing havoc all around him? Black and white illustrations throughout. Available in eBook.

Charlie Bumpers is a heartwarming and hilarious middle grade series starring a relatable fourth grader dealing with everyday issues surrounding family, friends, and school. From Grammy Award-winning author Bill Harley.

Also available from Bill Harley:
Charlie Bumpers vs. His Big Blabby Mouth
Charlie Bumpers vs. the End of the Year
Charlie Bumpers vs. the Perfect Little Turkey
Charlie Bumpers vs. the Puny Pirates
Charlie Bumpers vs. the Squeaking Skull
Charlie Bumpers vs. the Teacher of the Year

Peachtree Publishing Company, 9781561458318, 160pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2015