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Hampstead the Hamster

Hampstead the Hamster

Published: 4 Oct 2018

Paperback / softback, 80 pages

Recommended for age 5+ and 7+

By Michael Rosen

Illustrated by Tony Ross

Published by Andersen Press Ltd

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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 down in the dumps. What can Leo do to cheer Hampstead up?

Tagged Book Band Lime , hamsters , reluctant to read and top pick

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