Hot Rod Hamster and the Haunted Halloween Party! by Cynthia LordHot Rod Hamster and the Haunted Halloween Party! by Cynthia Lord

Hot Rod Hamster and the Haunted Halloween Party!

byCynthia LordIllustratorDerek Anderson

Paperback | July 28, 2015

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The early reader series features Hot Rod Hamster in his spookiest adventure yet!

It's Halloween and Hot Rod Hamster is going to a party! But first, he must come up with a costume that's fun and spooky enough to win the contest. Can you help him?

With the same bouncing rhythms, fun choice rhymes, and daredevil antics that made the picture books so popular, this original Level 2 reader will be a sturdy stepping-stone for Hot Rod Hamster fans as well as series newcomers as they move on to independent reading. Little boys and girls will race to collect this latest story from their favourite furry friend.

Hop into the early-reading driver's seat and join Hot Rod Hamster and his buddies for loads of spooky fun!

CYNTHIA LORD is the award-winning author of Rules, a Newbery Honor Book and a Schneider Family Book Award winner, as well as the critically acclaimed Half a Chance and Touch Blue. She made her picture-book debut with Hot Rod Hamster, which won several awards, including the Parents' Choice Award, and followed it with the beloved sequel,...
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Title:Hot Rod Hamster and the Haunted Halloween Party!Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.05 × 6.01 × 0.12 inPublished:July 28, 2015Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545815282

ISBN - 13:9780545815284

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Editorial Reviews

Praise for Hot Rod Hamster:A Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the YearA Parents' Choice Award Recommended TitleA Wyoming Buckaroo Award WinnerA Children's Choice Book Award FinalistA Buckeye Children's Book Award Nominee (Ohio)A Colorado Children's Book Award Nominee A Goldfinch Award Nominee (Iowa)A Magnolia Award Nominee (Mississippi)"Junior racing fans will get a vicarious thrill with this story of a tiny driver who dares to burn rubber with the big boys. . . . Anderson's acrylics are boisterously large, colorful, and off-kilter--just like his swaggering protagonist." -- Booklist"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. Young car enthusiasts won't be the only ones enamored of this hot-rodding rodent and his big canine buddy." -- Kirkus ReviewsPraise for Happy Birthday, Hamster:A Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year"Loud, exaggerated acrylics burst off the pages, and the plump, cuddly characters look like stuffed animals come to life. Children will enjoy the opportunity to participate and make choices throughout the book leading up to Hamster's surprise party." -- School Library JournalPraise for Hot Rod Hamster: Monster Truck Mania!:"Lord and Anderson reteam for a third fun-filled, rhythmic jaunt with Hot Rod and his friends. Returning to what he loves best--things that GO--Anderson's bright-eyed, expressive acrylics extend Lord's enthusiastic rhyming tale to perfection. A treat for Hot Rod fans as well as lovers of trucks and carnival rides." -- Kirkus Reviews