Hamsters Don't Fight Fires! by Andrew RootHamsters Don't Fight Fires! by Andrew Root

Hamsters Don't Fight Fires!

byAndrew RootIllustratorJessica Olien

Hardcover | September 12, 2017

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Meet Hugo, a tiny hamster with huge personality, who dreams of becoming a firefighter!

Andrew Root’s debut is a sweet, funny tale for the youngest readers, who know that being little can be the biggest advantage of all. With fun-filled illustrations from Jessica Olien, author/artist of The Blobfish Book, Shark Detective!, and Adrift, Hugo proves once and for all that great things come in small packages.

For Hugo isn’t just a hamster. He’s also a great cook, a fast runner, a slow eater, and a fantastic dancer. However, what Hugo wants most of all is to be a firefighter. And even though Hugo worries that he’s too small to fight fires, he learns that just because something is difficult, it doesn’t mean he won’t try his hardest to achieve his dream.

Perfect for fans of Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri and Dream Big Little Pig by Kristi Yamaguchi and Tim Bowers.

Andrew Root is a debut author and trained therapist, active in community mental health and the public education system in Portland, OR. Andrew works as the clinical manager of a therapeutic school serving youth and adolescents with a variety of behavioral and mental health needs. His experiences working with children have led him to re...
Title:Hamsters Don't Fight Fires!Format:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 12 × 9 × 0.25 inPublished:September 12, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062452940

ISBN - 13:9780062452948


Editorial Reviews

“In straightforward text peppered with gentle humor, debut author Root blends familiar childhood preoccupations with firefighting and feeling small…it makes a solid case for chasing dreams and leaving one’s comfort zone”