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Publisher Comments:

You may think Houdini is a strange name for a hamster, but if you've ever heard of the late Great Houdini, the most amazing escape-artist of all time, you'll understand how I got my name. I'm proud to say that there hasn't been a cage built that can hold me. I can climb, dive, wriggle, squeeze, or gnaw my way out of any prison they came up with. I have to admit that sometimes freedom leads to a bit of trouble--like getting cornered by the cat, ending up in the dog's mouth, or being trapped in the freezing cold of a dark refrigerator. But I won't be stopped! With a whole big world out there to explore, who wants to be held prisoner in a hamster cage?

About the Author

Lynne Reid Banks was born in London. After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, she acted and wrote for the repertory stage. Later, she turned to journalism, becoming one of Britain's first female television news reporters. In 1962 she emigrated to Israel, where she married a sculptor, had three sons and taught for eight years in a kibbutz. She now lives with her husband in England. She writes, travels, and visits schools, at home and abroad, full-time. Among Lynne Reid Banks's popular novels for young readers are Angela and Diabola; Harry the Poisonous Centipede; The Fairy Rebel; The Farthest-Away Mountain; The Adventures of King Midas; The Magic Hare; Maura's Angel; and the award-winning Indian in the Cupboard books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380706495
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the author.
Publisher:
HarperTrophy
Author:
Banks, Lynne Reid
Location:
Old Greenwich, CT
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Animals - Mice Hamsters Guinea Pigs etc.
Subject:
Hamsters
Subject:
Pets
Copyright:
Series Volume:
500-239
Publication Date:
1989
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.48x5.11x.31 in. .21 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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