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- DescriptionElear Hawken worked as a children's book editor for many years and was part of the team that established the Bath Festival of Children's Literature. Her popular children's series Sammy Feral's Diaries of Weird chronicles the hilarious adventures of a boy who spends his time with the furry and ferocious tenants of the zoo his family runs. Sammy couldn't be more excited when two pandas arrive at Feral Zoo all the way from China. But when he finds a mysterious golden egg hidden inside the panda crate, he kws things are about to get WEIRD--again. Soon the egg hatches, and Sammy comes face-to-face with a tiny golden dragon. And, it seems to think he's its dad! Sammy needs answers, and he needs them fast - who sent the dragon, and why? It's t long before Sammy realizes he's in more danger than he could ever imagine.
- Author BiographyAUTHORAfter a childhood devouring books, Eleanor Hawken spent her teenage years at boarding school, where there was many an opportunity to tell ghost stories by torchlight. After leaving school she went to university and gained a degree in Philosophy. She then worked as a children's book editor in Bath, where she was also part of the team that established the Bath Festival of Children's Literature. Eleanor devised the fiction series WILL SOLVIT and has written books under the pseudonym Zed Storm. In 2010 Eleanor left England and travelled the length of the Americas with a laptop; it was during this time that she wrote her book for teens, The Blue Lady, due to be published by Hot Key Books in 2013. Sammy Feral's Diaries of Weird is Eleanor's fiction series for younger readers. Eleanor now lives in North London.ILLUSTRATORJohn Kelly is a prolific children's book illustrator and author, as well as a digital concept artist for the film industry. Among his many books are Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and Scoop! Kelly lives in London.
- Author(s)E Hawken,Eleanor Hawken
- PublisherQuercus NA
- Date of Publication03/02/2015
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationNY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintQuercus NA
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight318 g
- Width142 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsSewn,Cloth over boards
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