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Mr Oldcastle is judging a fancy-dress competition at a local school. The prize is a ride in his beautiful vintage car, but Gumdrop's been stolen! And Horace too! Who are the thieves and will Mr Oldcastle ever catch up with them? Gumdrop is the famous vintage car belonging to Val Biro. Together they travel the country visiting their many fans and appearing on television.
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Val Biro lives in West Sussex with his wife. He was born in Hungary and trained as an artist in Budapest before coming to London to study at the Central School. He worked in publishing before coming a freelance illustrator and starting this popular series based on the real Gumdrop, his own Austin 12/4 Heavy, 1926.Review:
Simply written for youngsters to understand and read themselves, or to share with mum, and nicely illustrated. * Birmingham Evening News, Jul 2001 *
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Book Description Hodder Children's Books, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0340749784