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Apple season is here, and Bramleys through the skin going completely as a bedtime story!
Goby funfair. But then one day something I needed to help, but how? I remem- friday food make a delicious pudding, es- around the widest part of the apples. Review by Rachel Jones, age 11.
different happened . . . bered my teacher in school telling us challenge pecially when baked with 3 Place the apples in the dish Email a review of your favourite book to
the alien “Bring, bring”, my alarm clock rang. that we had lots of uses. One of them
Baked complimentary sweet and push half the pecans g2kids@guardian.co.uk
i, I’m Goby and I live on I licked it, turning it off. I looked out of was that we could jump high. That was flavours. Try this pecan into the hollows. Add the
the planet Gobrock. I am
comes to the window and saw Goblings jump- no use to them. I remembered how Bramley and syrup combina- butter cubes too, then The riddler
a Gobling. I have candy the rescue ing to the funfairs on the trampoline my tongue could suddenly extend and apples with tion or invent your top up with the rest of
cane legs, strawberry lace
By Niamh pavements. Gobults were eating their suck things up. pecans own recipe, perhaps the pecans and driz- Which vehicle is hidden in this riddle?
arms, gobstopper hair, two
teeth and a flexible tongue. Also, I am Jenkins,
breakfast of gobstoppers on toast. Why
is everything always so perfect ?
So I stood on the edge of my planet
and extended my tongue.
and golden with cinnamon,
raisins or toffee.
zle in golden syrup.
4 Pour 50ml water
My first is in late and in early
My second is in close but not in nearly
multi-coloured, but when I grow up I aged 10 I switched on my teleoculars (half I sucked up all of the oil in one big syrup This recipe is around the base of My third is the middle letter of try
will turn blue because I am a boy. Girls telescope and half binoculars) to see slurp. I spat it out and immediately not suitable for the apples and bake My fourth is found in tear and in cry
turn pink. if there was a planet that I could visit. it turned to water. All the water went people with nut in the oven for about My fifth is not in what but is in why
My planet is shaped like a huge I saw Martians on Mars having red straight down to the sea and the people allergies. 25 minutes, or until
Easter egg. All the Gobults (older rock fights. I didn’t want to go were happy. the apples just start to Yesterday’s answers
­aliens) work in the factory that there. My fact pad was flashing furiously What you need split and slightly puff up, What am I? Clockwise from top left: bale of hay,
peacock, tractor, rooster
makes gobstoppers. There Suddenly I spotted a planet with the capital letters NEWS: “Oil • 50g pecan nuts but be careful not to overcook. Remove
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are many animals on the that I had never seen before. Sucked Up Into Space . . . People in • 40g unsalted butter, cut into small cubes from the oven and allow to cool for The riddler Queen
planet, such as liquorice I zoomed in and saw strange- the Gulf of Mexico were amazed when • 4 tbsp golden syrup about 15-20 minutes otherwise they Sudoku
snakes, gummy bears and looking people. I went on my fact a tube from space sucked up all the • 50ml cold water will burn your mouth.
marzipan ­elephants. We pad and found out that the planet oil from the sea and replaced it with • 600ml low fat custard 5 Meanwhile, heat up the custard in a
live in houses made from on the screen was the Earth and ­water. Who was this? Who did it? pan. Serve up in deep bowls with the

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