Hamsters

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Heinemann Library, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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When are hamsters awake? What are baby hamsters called? How much does an adult hamster weigh? A Pet's Life explores the life cycles of animals commonly kept as pets, while also helping children to learn how to care for them. This book takes a look at the growth and development of hamsters, and key requirements for housing, food, and exercise. Contents: What is a hamster?; Hamster babies; Your pet hamster; Choosing your hamster; Preparing your cage; Welcome home; Hamster play-time; Feeding time; Cleaning the cage; Growing up; A healthy hamster; Old age.

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Contents

What Is a Hamster?
4
Preparing the Cage
13
Cleaning the Cage
19
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of information books for children. Educated at Cambridge University, she has written more than 300 books, including the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series (Scholastic Children's Books) which won a 2009 Blue Peter Book Award. She writes widely on animals and the natural world. A recent title for Raintree, A Day in the Life of Rainforest Animals: Capybara, has been shortlisted for a Maryland Blue Crab Award 2012. Anita lives in the north of England with her husband, children and assorted pets.

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