Author(s): Dick King-Smith

Fiction - junior

"Out of the way, Titch!" Omnibombulator is a very small beetle - so small that his parents give him a really long name to make him feel important. It doesn't seem to help. Earwigs and woodlice still push poor Omnibombulator around, and snails walk across him, making him all slimy. Then, one day, Omnibombulator sets out to see the world - and discovers just how useful being really small can be.


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The engaging story of a tiny beetle with a giant name, from the ever-popular Dick King-Smith.

"Sparkling humour and wonderful characters are Dick King-Smith's trademarks" Books For Your Children "Dick King-Smith's familiar blend of humour and animals makes easy and pleasing reading" Children's Books of the Year

DICK KING-SMITH was a Gloucestershire farmer until the age of 45, when he gave up farming to become a primary school teacher. As a bestselling full-time author, his work received many awards including a Bronze Medal for the Smarties Prize of l997 for All Because of Jackson and the Children's Book Award in l995 for Harriet's Hare. In l992, he was also voted Children's Author of the Year. In l995, his top-selling title The Sheep-Pig was developed into a box-office movie, BABE, introducing hundreds of thousands of youngsters to his work. He died in 2011.

General Fields

  • : 9780552567404
  • : Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • : Young Corgi
  • : 0.08
  • : June 2013
  • : 185mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Dick King-Smith
  • : Paperback
  • : 823.914
  • : 64