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y separately published work icon Bumageddon : The Final Pongflict single work   children's fiction   children's  
Alternative title: Butt Wars : The Final Conflict [US title]
Is part of 'Bum' Series Andy Griffiths , 2001 series - author novel (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Bumageddon : The Final Pongflict
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'Zack Freeman and his bum thought their world-saving days were over - that is, until they are attacked by an army of Great White Bumosaurs from 65 million years ago!

'Along with some old friends, they must travel back in time to save the world - again - from the pongflict to end all pongflicts: Bumageddon!'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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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).
Bum Steers into Bottom Lines of Success Christopher Bantick , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 November 2005; (p. 17)
Bum Notes Pay Off Andy Griffiths , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 21 November 2005; (p. 7)

— Review of Bumageddon : The Final Pongflict Andy Griffiths , 2005 single work children's fiction
For Kids Michelle Griffin , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 29 October 2005; (p. 6)

— Review of Bumageddon : The Final Pongflict Andy Griffiths , 2005 single work children's fiction
For Kids Michelle Griffin , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 29 October 2005; (p. 6)

— Review of Bumageddon : The Final Pongflict Andy Griffiths , 2005 single work children's fiction
Bum Notes Pay Off Andy Griffiths , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 21 November 2005; (p. 7)

— Review of Bumageddon : The Final Pongflict Andy Griffiths , 2005 single work children's fiction
Bum Steers into Bottom Lines of Success Christopher Bantick , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 November 2005; (p. 17)
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.
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