Hot Rod Hamster: Monster Truck Mania! by Cynthia LordHot Rod Hamster: Monster Truck Mania! by Cynthia Lord

Hot Rod Hamster: Monster Truck Mania!

byCynthia LordIllustratorDerek Anderson

Hardcover | March 25, 2014

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Cynthia Lord and Derek Anderson are back with the best Hot Rod Hamster adventure yet!

It's Fair Day, and Fearless Franco's famous Monster Truck Mania has come to town. Hot Rod Hamster and his friends are geared up for a roaring, soaring great time, so they set out to find the best ride at the fair. The water boats, spinning teacups, and bumper cars are great, but Hamster can't seem to find the BEST ride.

That is, of course, until Fearless Franco needs a last-minute back-up driver for his monster truck. In this rollicking new adventure, Hot Rod Hamster proves once again that being small doesn't mean you can't think BIG!

CYNTHIA LORD is the award-winning author of Rules, a Newbery Honour and Schneider Family Book Award winner, and Touch Blue. She made her picture book debut with Hot Rod Hamster, and followed it with the beloved Happy Birthday, Hamster. She lives in Maine with her family. Visit her at DEREK ANDERSON is the New Yo...
Title:Hot Rod Hamster: Monster Truck Mania!Format:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 10.33 × 10.29 × 0.35 inPublished:March 25, 2014Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545462614

ISBN - 13:9780545462617


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 JOURNAL