Hero And The Sinking Ships by Richard Hamilton

Hero And The Sinking Ships

Written by Richard Hamilton

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A wonderfully entertaining and rollicking yarn that’s full of jeopardy, humour and wit as a young, rather wayward rat explores an alarmingly different side of life when he and the rest of his family set sail for sunnier climes, where they meet lots more rats, a Russian sea captain, his pig, sinking ships and much more besides.


Hero And The Sinking Ships by Richard Hamilton

The Morgan Street Rats set sail for the delectable promise of peace, hot grime and stench in the Tropics. Little Hero shows signs of unusual behaviour - he prefers the taste of raisins to old fish bones, and wants to explore the refined side of life. If he doesn't see the error of his ways soon, Hero could land himself in extremely deep water.

About the Author

Richard Hamilton

Richard Hamilton lives in London with his wife and two daughters. He is the author of Polly's Picnic and Violet and the Mean and Rotten Pirates. As well as writing children's books, he also adapts novels for radio.

I’ve worked at the BBC for a while now running BBC’s location library. I work part-time and as well as writing, abridge stories and books for Radio 4. In particular Book at Bedtime, Book of the Week, and the children’s programme, Go4It. It also means I get to spend a lot of great time with my two daughters (8 and 5) who are both my inspiration and my most generous critics.’

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Publication date

4th August 2008




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