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Guinea Pigs Online: Guinea Pigs Online Paperback – 1 Jul 2012

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  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Quercus; 1 edition (1 July 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0857389904
  • ISBN-13: 978-0857389909
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 1.5 x 17.6 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 159 g
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''A very funny rescue tale that's as exciting as movies like G Force and Alvin and the Chipmunks' Daily Record. * Daily Record * Guinea Pigs Online is great fun' Library Mice. * Library Mice * ''The delightful illustrations enhance the likeable and distinctive characters. I went aww and alternately laughed through this 10/10 read' Nayu's Reading Corner. * Nayu's Reading Corner * humorous, witty and will make you giggle' Anorak magazine. * Anorak magazine * ''Slightly crazy and definitely out there but a really original tale for little ones' Sun. * Sun * An enjoyable tale sure to enthral animal-loving readers' Inis. * Inis * 'Guinea Pigs Online is a wonderfully entertaining book to read ... I can't wait for the sequel!' Your Pets Online Magazine. * Your Pets Online Magazine * 'a really enjoyable story' We Love This Book. * We Love This Book * 'Here is a laugh-out-loud adventure about these fantastic crazy characters. Boys and girls alike will enjoy this exciting book with its super illustrations' Ed's Reading Room. 'adorably zany story ... Bursting with jokes' Telegraph. * Telegraph * 'A really amusing story, with irresistible characters, that will delight readers age 5+, in a chunky format that is just right for small hands' Parents in Touch. * Parents in Touch * 'Reading this book was a real delight' Our Book Reviews Online. * Our Book Reviews Online * 'An enjoyable read, which ties in plenty of different threads to keep the story going ... a welcome addition to a class library' Books For Keeps. 'funny, entertaining and gripping' Booktrust. * Booktrust *

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Amanda Swift (Author)

Amanda Swift first worked as an actress, appearing in many commercials, including one for Angel Delight and another for Italian toilet-paper, Foxy. Theatre work included a show at Polka Children's Theatre and creating the role of the cleaning lady, Elvira Muckett, for Tony Hart's art show, Hartbeat. She has written for several children's series, including My Parents are Aliens, and has dramatised two Jacqueline Wilson books for Radio 4. She has written three novels for 9-12 year olds: The Boys' Club, Big Bones and Anna/Bella. She lives in London with her husband and her two hairy teenage sons.

Jennifer Gray lives in central London and Scotland with her husband, 4 children and overfed cat, Henry (after Henry the Eighth). She has been writing children's comedy for a couple of years and her work has received an honorary mention in the SCBWI Undiscovered Voices Competition. Jennifer likes writing about everything from guinea pigs to fairy godmothers, cats with attitude and evil geniuses. She recently completed the Certificate in Novel Writing course at City University. Writing is Jennifer's passion (along with chocolate cake) and her ambition is to be nominated for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize one day.

Jennifer Gray (Author)

Jennifer Gray is a former lawyer and now writes children's comedy. Her other work includes the Atticus Claw series. She lives in central London and Scotland with her family.

Amanda Swift is a former actress. She has written for several children's series, including My Parents are Aliens, and dramatised two Jacqueline Wilson books for Radio 4. She has written three novels for the 9+ age group. She lives in south-east London.

Sarah Horne (Illustrator)

Sarah grew up in Derbyshire, mainly under a snow drift. She spent much of her childhood scampering in the nearby fields with a few goats. Then she decided to be sensible and studied Illustration at Falmouth College of Arts, graduating in 2001. She has illustrated for many different projects including an ad campaign for Kew Gardens entitled 'Plantastic Play'. She has also undertaken commission from The Guardian and The Independent newspapers. Sarah now specialises in funny, inky illustration and words for children's fiction and picture books. Sarah likes to paint on very big canvas. She loves funny detail, colour, music, dreams and big open spaces. Sarah now works from a studio on a hill in Forest Hill, London.

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