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Hampstead the Hamster

Hampstead the Hamster

Christmas is coming, and what Leo wants more than anything in the world is a pet hamster. And guess what? He gets one on Christmas morning! Leo names his new pet Hampstead, after an autocorrect mistake on his wishlist. Everything is great, that is until Leo realises that Hampstea... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781783447329
Barcode 9781783447329
Published 3 December 2018 by Andersen Press Ltd
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Rosen, Michael
Illustrated by Ross, Tony
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ISBN-13 9781783447329
ISBN-10 178344732X
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd
Imprint Andersen Press Ltd
Publication Date 3 December 2018
International Publication Date 4 October 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Rosen, Michael
Illustrated by Ross, Tony
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Animal Stories
Number of Pages 80
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 5mm
Weight 82g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 949926

Description of this Book

Christmas is coming, and what Leo wants more than anything in the world is a pet hamster. And guess what? He gets one on Christmas morning! Leo names his new pet Hampstead, after an autocorrect mistake on his wishlist. Everything is great, that is until Leo realises that Hampstead is miserable. What can Leo do to cheer Hampstead up?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Everyone who has ever had a pet will love this funny and charming story -- Julia Eccleshare * Lovereading, pick of the month *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Michael Rosen (Author) Michael Rosen is one of the best-known figures in the children's book world. He is renowned for his work as a poet, performer, broadcaster and scriptwriter. He visits schools with his one-man show to enthuse children with his passion for books and poetry. In 2007 he was appointed Children's Laureate, a role which he held until 2009. While Laureate, he set up The Roald Dahl Funny Prize. He currently lives in London with his wife and children. Tony Ross (Illustrator) Tony Ross has been illustrating books for over 40 years, and has been published all over the world. He is perhaps best known for his much-loved Little Princess series, which has been adapted for TV and is currently showing on Channel 5s Milkshake, and for his collaboration on David Walliams' best-selling children's books. Tony's books have been shortlisted for the The Laugh Out Loud Book Awards (Slug Needs a Hug) and the Kate Greenaway (Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers), and Tadpole's Promise won the Silver Medal Smarties Prize. He has been named as the best-selling illustrator in the UK for three years in a row, and he is the UK's libraries' most-borrwed illustrator. He lives in Rutland.

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