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Rathmann, Peggy
New York : G.P. Putnam's, 1998
IL K-3  RL  1.0
ISBN 039923103X
A small boy has a problem.  His father is giving him the countdown to bedtime but the boy's pet hamster has other ideas.  He is conducting a tour for vacationing hamsters through the boy's bedroom and bath. There are hamsters eating, swimming, playing and just relaxing everywhere
while the boy is trying to get ready for bed.  Meanwhile, more hamsters keep arriving by bus, taxi, golf cart, and truck.  Soon, there are so many hamsters that the boy is forced to take charge of the situation and send the hamsters packing. This very funny story is told, not in words, but by the very busy cartoon-like artwork.  Enjoy this great bedtime story for any age!  (Jeannie Bellavance for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards)
SUBJECTS:     Hampsters -- Fiction
                        Bedtime -- Fiction


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