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by Peter Wiggins,Carl Ashmore

Bernard Williams is a nine year old boy with a very serious heart condition. He lives a sad and lonely life until he meets a rather grumpy Bibble called Fungal Durgeblatter and embarks on a quest to retrieve the stolen Bibble Gold. However, will he survive the adventure? Join Bernard and Fungal as they crawl through the Bumbletum Tree into a magical underground kingdom: the Lower Levels - a world of Manglewabbles, Flufflevelly Pudgestackers and Gutwangers; where flowers taste of pizza and a snail can sprint faster than a spider. A world where miracles happen. With shades of Roald Dahl and Lewis Carroll, ‘Bernard and the Bibble’ is an uplifting, magical adventure that can be enjoyed by children of all ages ...
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ISBN: 0956859542
ISBN13: 978-0956859549
Category: Children
Subcategory: Action & Adventure
Author: Peter Wiggins,Carl Ashmore
Language: English
Publisher: 978-0-9568595 (April 20, 2012)
Pages: 126 pages
ePUB size: 1489 kb
FB2 size: 1273 kb
Rating: 4.7
Votes: 199
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Miracles do happen. Bernard's life changed when he met a Bibble who took him on an amazing adventure. This book is filled with action, adventure, and fun characters. If you want a quick escape from the real world and a happy ending, this book is for you. Enjoy.
It was way too short for this 70 year old great grandma, but I'm sure it was just the perfect length for the kids it was written for. I'm sure they'll have a wonderful time trying to sound out all the crazy names but I am positive they will love the adventure!! I know I definitely enjoyed it!!! Perhaps Bernard can have some more adventures with the Tibbles (Pretty please with a cherry on top?)!!!
I read this because I enjoyed Carl's Time Hunter books and I wanted to see what else he could do. This is for younger children than those are, but it is still enjoyable for adults as well.
Its a simple, sweet story of a little boy who couldn't do much because of bad health. He goes on a journey in a fantasy world, and discovers he can do more than he thinks, and what he does is more important than he thinks. Its very well written - on a level that is easy enough for younger children to understand and learn from, and yet he doesn't talk down to them or treat them as stupid. He builds a vivid and appealing world with lively characters and shows the same imagination and empathy with them as I have come to expect.
He has said that this book is in memory of his father. I can't imagine a more fitting and uplifting memorial.
This was a good story and one that would be enjoyed by all, young and old alike. It is also a story that you can enjoy without having to skip the vulgar words that are found in so many adult books. It is hard to find them like this. Clean.
While I am by no means a child, this is a thoroughly delightful story. What child wouldn't love to discover a world in the woods in the back of your garden? And I am sure that many a little boy will snort milk through his nose at some of the inventive names of the characters in this book! I had to laugh at many of them myself.

My only complaint with this story is that it was not long enough. I guess that since it is "technically" for a younger audience, the length was right for this age group. But as a YAH (Young at Heart)I would have preferred a book around the size of one of the Potter sagas!

Knowing that this was written after his father died, brings special meaning to Bernard's story. Carl Ashmore's imagination is a wonderful thing, and I feel privileged that he shares it with us.
This is a wonderful story for a young audience. I read it because I loved Ashmore's The Time Hunters so much. It is a very engaging and imaginative story of young Bernard discovering a hidden world and forging a link with his passed on Granda. As with all of Ashmore's stories you are immediately pulled in to a lovely fantasy world that you wish were real. Probably not long or substantive enough to satisfy the adult reader, unlike the Time Hunters. This story will satisfy your Ashmore craving until Time Hunters 2 comes out. This would be an excellent book to sit down and read aloud to children.
Carl Ashmore's tale of young Bernard embarking on a wonderous adventure through the mystical world of the Lower Levels was more than I expected. I have read the other two stories published by this author and knew the quality would be excellent. What I was not prepared for was the emotional ride this story took me on. I smiled and laughed a lot; I cried a little. The youngster inside me loved the idea of Manglewabbles, Pixies, and Arm Bandits. The adult side of me wanted so desperately to have my own Pool of Angels.

Like the other reviewer, I wanted this story to go beyond a short tale and quench my thirst to read more about Bernard, Fungal, and Flopsy. Hopefully Carl isn't done with his Bumbletum Tree.
Even though this book is more for young children or teens I enjoyed the book. I would recommend this book to people of all ages.