Travels of an Extraordinary Hamster

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 4   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

A funny full-color bridge between early chapter book and graphic novel. Hamster lives in the clearing among his friends, Mole, Snail, Hedgehog, and Rabbit. They are very accepting of Hamster, despite the fact he’s self-centered and sarcastic.

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Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction
Copyright 2015
Publisher Gecko Press
Imprint Gecko Press
Language English
Number of Pages 126
Publication Date 2015-09-01
BISACS JUV000000, JUV019000
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 6.5
Features Reviewed



“®eaders will soon be caught up in the awkward, cheerful, pompous world of Hamster and his buddies.”—Booklist

Kirkus Reviews

“Martin’s simple, subtle depictions…adorn Desbordes’ unconventional, comical dialogue. A blunt, at times knee-slapping story suitable for perceptive young readers, those unsure of social cues, and global readers alike.”―Kirkus Reviews

Illustrator: Pauline Martin

Pauline Martin lives in Paris, France. She is a graphic designer and illustrator, and has written two autobiographical graphic novels for adults.

Author: Astrid Desbordes

Astrid Desbordes studied philosophy and currently divides her time between writing and editing. She lives in Paris, France, and has written books on philosophy and religion for adults, and one book for children.