Happy Birthday Hamster by Cynthia LordHappy Birthday Hamster by Cynthia Lord

Happy Birthday Hamster

byCynthia LordIllustratorDerek Anderson

Hardcover | August 1, 2011

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Hamster and Dog are back to celebrate Hamster's birthday!

Pink cake, blue cake, chocolate through-and-through cake.

Short cake, tall cake, cannot-eat-it-all cake.


Newbery Honor author Cynthia Lord and New York Times bestselling illustrator Derek Anderson return with a tale chock-full of fun rhymes and hilarious artwork about Hamster's favorite day: his birthday! But is it possible that Dog and his friends have forgotton all about it? Not a chance. Join them as they plan the best surprise birthday party ever!

Cynthia Lord is the award-winning author of Rules, a Newbery Honor book (among its many distinctions), as well as the critically acclaimed Touch Blue, released August 2010. She made her picture book debut with Hot Rod Hamster. She lives in Maine with her family. Derek Anderson is the New York Timesbestselling illustrator of the Littl...
Title:Happy Birthday HamsterFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 10.25 × 10.25 × 0.25 inPublished:August 1, 2011Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545255228

ISBN - 13:9780545255226

Appropriate for ages: 3


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Hot Rod HamsterParents' Choice Recommended Award"Newbery Honor author Lord's picture-book debut is a rollicking, roaring read. Anderson's fluffy, jaunty illustrations are as full of energy as the rhymes." -Kirkus Reviews"The action builds up even before the engines start, and young readers will love helping the irrepressible hamster build his dream car." -School Library Journal"Junior racing fans will get a vicarious thrill with this story of a tiny driver who dares to burn rubber with the big boys." -Booklist