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

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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.

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112 pages
Interest Age: From 8 To 10


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Stripes Publishing an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group

Publication date

1st January 2013




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