Hamster Sitter Wanted

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Join Marco and Polo in this wonderfully funny picture book as they try to find a suitable hamster sitter for Marco’s michevious cousins!

“Dear Marco, Please look after your little cousins. I need some ME time. Love from, Aunt Fluff”

Marco and Polo are adventurous hamsters who love trying new things. However, all their adventures come to a halt when they are surprised with a visit from Marco’s many cousins. After putting up posters, and an ad in the Daily Whale, they find a few animals who are willing to look after the little hamsters. But with all the trouble the cousins cause will any of the hamster sitters stick around?

A fun-filled book suitable for 2 – 5 year olds, children and adults will enjoy searching the illustrations to discover the cheeky hamsters’ antics.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books
Copyright 2019
Publisher Maverick Arts Publishing Ltd
Imprint Maverick Arts
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2019-05-07
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV002190, JUV002180
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 10.25 x 10.5
Lexile 550
ATOS Reading Level 2.6
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 501271
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Original artwork and Reviewed


School Library Journal Online

“An amusing tale to engage young readers and early elementary students.”—School Library Journal Online

Kirkus Reviews

“A fun and engaging book with plenty of humor.”—Kirkus Reviews

Author: Tracy Gunaratnam

Tracy Gunaratnam lives in London close to her two grown-up sons, who, as children, started off her passion for inventing stories. When Tracy is not writing she can be found making novelty cakes or decorating.

Illustrator: Hannah Marks

Hannah Marks is a self-taught illustrator and designer; she lives with her husband, three children, a bonkers cat, and two nutty gerbils in Hertfordshire, UK.