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There's a Hamster in My Pocket!
     

There's a Hamster in My Pocket!

by Helen Bate (Illustrator), Franzeska Ewart
 

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Yosser's having a worrying summer. Her family's shop is struggling and Auntie Shabnam is coming to stay to sort things out. Which means Yosser has to share a room with Nani! And while Yosser is desperately jealous of all her friend Kylie's pets, Kylie's family are not without problems either. Her mum is about to turn 40 and her big brother Sniper is behaving very

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Yosser's having a worrying summer. Her family's shop is struggling and Auntie Shabnam is coming to stay to sort things out. Which means Yosser has to share a room with Nani! And while Yosser is desperately jealous of all her friend Kylie's pets, Kylie's family are not without problems either. Her mum is about to turn 40 and her big brother Sniper is behaving very suspiciously indeed.And when Yosser discovers a mysterious box among Nani's things, she begins to suspect that it is at the root of all the bad luck. Can Yosser and Kylie get to the bottom of Sniper's strange behaviour, find the perfect present for Kylie's mum, solve the mystery of the locked wooden box and all without losing Kylie's hamsters?

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"I must be a Born Worrier. Don’t get me wrong — I can go for ages without a care in the world, but there are times when I’m simply beset with worries. And last summer was one of those times."
— from the book

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847801180
Publisher:
Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Publication date:
07/31/2012
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Helen Bate is an exciting and versatile illustrator, who previously qualified as an architect. Her work for Frances Lincoln includes the Purple Class stories by Sean Taylor. She is also the publisher of Pictures to Share, a series of illustrated books for people with dementia. Her picture book ABC UK by James Dunn was nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal. She currently lives in Cheshire, U.K.

Franzeska Ewart lives in the village of Lochwinnoch in Renfrewshire, where she enjoys the wildlife, especially in the RSPB bird reserve. She's written over 25 books for children, and often uses shadow theatre to help people of all ages with their writing. She's currently Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow at the University of the West of Scotland in Ayr, helping students with their academic writing. Her other book for Frances Lincoln is There's a Hamster in my Pocket.

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