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y separately published work icon Zombie Bums from Uranus single work   children's fiction   children's   humour  
Alternative title: Zombie Butts From Uranus [US title]
Is part of 'Bum' Series Andy Griffiths , 2001 series - author novel (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Zombie Bums from Uranus
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'Zack Freeman is back ... and so is his crazy runaway bum.

'But this time they're not fighting each other-this time they've joined forces to save the Earth from the most serious threat it has ever faced: an invasion of zombie bums ... zombie bums from Uranus.

'Join Zack, his bum, Eleanor, Silas Sterne, the Kicker, the Smacker, the Pincher, the Forker, the Flicker and the Mutant Maggot Lord in the heart-stopping, nostril-blasting, Zombie-Bums-from-Uranus-filled sequel to The Day My Bum went Psycho.

'Zombie Bums From Uranus - another story that you and your bum will never forget.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

Books We Read as Kids Make Us Who We are Today Diana Elliott , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 20 December 2013; (p. 29)
y separately published work icon Gender Dilemmas in Children's Fiction Kerry Mallan , Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan , 2009 Z1939201 2009 single work criticism Gender Dilemmas in Children's Fiction examines how fictional texts – picture books, novels, and films – produced for children and young adults are responding to the tensions and dilemmas that arise from new gender relations and sexual differences. The book discusses a diverse range of international children's fiction published between 1990 and 2008. Some of the key dilemmas that emerge are around the texts' treatment of romance, beauty, cyberbodies, queer, and comedy.
Behind the Bum : A Psychoanalytic Reading of Andy Griffiths' Bum Trilogy Alice Mills , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature , December vol. 18 no. 2 2008; (p. 78-84)
In this paper Mills considers 'the trilogy's fondness for anal jokes and bums from three perspectives, those of Mikhail Bakhtin, Julia Kristeva and Sigmund Freud' (78). While the texts comply with Kristeva's concept of abjection and Bakhtin's notion of the carnivalesque to a certain extent, it is Freud's theory of childhood psychosexual development that Mills finds is the most useful. She tracks the stages of Freud's Oedipal complex through the trilogy and based upon her analysis of 'the bum fighting adventures of Zack and his allies' (81), concludes that 'behind the bum adventures lies a far more terrifying psychological terrain' (84).
Untitled Nicola Williams , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 12 no. 1 2004; (p. 46)

— Review of Zombie Bums from Uranus Andy Griffiths , 2003 single work children's fiction
Untitled Kevin Steinberger , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 47 no. 4 2003; (p. 27)

— Review of Zombie Bums from Uranus Andy Griffiths , 2003 single work children's fiction
For Kids Michelle Griffin , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 13 September 2003; (p. 6)

— Review of Zombie Bums from Uranus Andy Griffiths , 2003 single work children's fiction
First Page Test Megan Gressor , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 27-28 September 2003; (p. 2)

— Review of Zombie Bums from Uranus Andy Griffiths , 2003 single work children's fiction
Book Reviews Kirsty Cranitch , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 18 November 2003; (p. 4)

— Review of Zombie Bums from Uranus Andy Griffiths , 2003 single work children's fiction
Untitled Nicola Williams , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 12 no. 1 2004; (p. 46)

— Review of Zombie Bums from Uranus Andy Griffiths , 2003 single work children's fiction
Untitled Kevin Steinberger , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 47 no. 4 2003; (p. 27)

— Review of Zombie Bums from Uranus Andy Griffiths , 2003 single work children's fiction
Behind the Bum : A Psychoanalytic Reading of Andy Griffiths' Bum Trilogy Alice Mills , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers : Explorations into Children's Literature , December vol. 18 no. 2 2008; (p. 78-84)
In this paper Mills considers 'the trilogy's fondness for anal jokes and bums from three perspectives, those of Mikhail Bakhtin, Julia Kristeva and Sigmund Freud' (78). While the texts comply with Kristeva's concept of abjection and Bakhtin's notion of the carnivalesque to a certain extent, it is Freud's theory of childhood psychosexual development that Mills finds is the most useful. She tracks the stages of Freud's Oedipal complex through the trilogy and based upon her analysis of 'the bum fighting adventures of Zack and his allies' (81), concludes that 'behind the bum adventures lies a far more terrifying psychological terrain' (84).
y separately published work icon Gender Dilemmas in Children's Fiction Kerry Mallan , Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan , 2009 Z1939201 2009 single work criticism Gender Dilemmas in Children's Fiction examines how fictional texts – picture books, novels, and films – produced for children and young adults are responding to the tensions and dilemmas that arise from new gender relations and sexual differences. The book discusses a diverse range of international children's fiction published between 1990 and 2008. Some of the key dilemmas that emerge are around the texts' treatment of romance, beauty, cyberbodies, queer, and comedy.
Books We Read as Kids Make Us Who We are Today Diana Elliott , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 20 December 2013; (p. 29)

Awards

2007 winner KOALA Awards Older Readers With Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton's The Cat on the Mat is Flat.
2007 winner COOL Award Fiction for Older Readers
2004 winner COOL Award Fiction for Older Readers
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