Night of the Howling Hound by Sam Hay

Night of the Howling Hound

Written by Sam Hay
Illustrated by Simon Cooper
Part of the Undead Pets Series

7+ readers   9+ readers   
Download an extract Add to wishlist Share this book

Selected by our Editorial Experts

Undead Pets is a terrific series, particularly for boys and reluctant readers. This is the third one. Joe is just an ordinary boy until he makes a wish on a spooky Egyptian amulet... Now he's the Protector of undead pets... and there's a demented dog off the leash!


Night of the Howling Hound by Sam Hay

Joe makes a wish on a spooky Egyptian amulet - Now he's the Protector of Undead pets! Joe is off on a school trip to an adventure camp, and he can't wait to put Uncle Charlie's survival tips into practice! But it's not long before he's visited by Dexter, a scruffy-looking dog, with a howling tale of woe. Dexter doesn't want his owner feeling guilty for his death, but it'll be hard for Joe to intervene this time - it turns out that the owner is Joe's headmaster, the dreaded Mr Hill!

About the Author

Sam Hay

Sam hay grew up in Scotland. A former journalist, she has written several children's books including Billy Angel and Bumble the Brave Kitten. She lives with her husband, two children and several pets in a small house with a big garden. Simon Cooper has illustrated many children's books, including the award-winning Ghost of Uncle Arvie. As well as drawing, he enjoys loud music and zombie films.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info


112 pages
Interest Age: From 8 To 10


Sam Hay
More books by Sam Hay

Author's Website


Stripes Publishing an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group

Publication date

1st January 2013




We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

Lovereading 4 schools