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Natboff! One Million Years of Stupidity


FORMAT: Paperback PRICE: £6.99 PAGES: 288 Pages PUBLICATION DATE: 30/05/2018 ISBN: 9781405290982

Natboff! One Million Years of Stupidity

Andy Stanton, illus by David Tazzyman


Hysterical historical comedy from the author of the award-winning and bestselling Mr Gum. Perfect for 7+ readers and fans of Horrible Histories, Roald Dahl and David Walliams.

Time travel through the funniest and most mad moments in history, from the stone age to a million years in the future, all set in the town of Lamonic Bibber (home of Mr Gum). Meet the town's most famous residents such as Natboff the caveman, Terry Shakespeare, a squirrel, Strange Mildred the witch, mysterious Victorian inventor, Cribbins, who invented mysterious Victorian things, and some ants with giant hands. Learn LOADS of stuff about history along the way*.

*You won’t learn anything about history.

Selling Points

  • The Mr Gum books have sold 3.6M copies in the UK alone, been translated into 32 languages and won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Red House award and two Blue Peter awards. The first book was chosen for Tom Fletcher's Book Club
  • Natboff is packed full of brand new characters, catchphrases and unforgettable comedy moments. Each story is brilliantly crafted to match its historical setting, but the stories link together as well - look out for characters popping up throughout!
  • Illustrated by David Tazzyman, reuniting the brilliant Mr Gum partnership
  • A variety of formats, such as stories, poems, lists and even a Shakespeare play, make this perfect for budding comedians to read aloud, as well as being very accessible for reluctant readers


'They are the funniest books ... I can't recommend them enough' Stephen Mangan on Mr Gum


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