Hamster Princess: Of Mice and Magic

Ursula Vernon (Author)

Product Details

$13.99  $12.87
Dial Books
Publish Date
March 15, 2016
5.8 X 7.1 X 1.0 inches | 1.05 pounds

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About the Author

Ursula Vernon is a full-time author and illustrator whose work has won a Hugo Award and been nominated for an Eisner. She loves birding, gardening, and spunky heroines, and thinks she would make a terrible princess. Ursula lives with her husband in Pittsboro, North Carolina.


Praise for Hamster Princess: Of Mice and Magic:

* "Maintaining a keen balance between silly and sly, this sequel will have readers snickering." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "A quick and satisfying read that is as hilarious as it is fun. Make room on the shelves for this not so frilly princess." --School Library Journal, starred review

"Spunky Harriet is just as wonderful as she was in her debut...Fans of twisted feminist fairy tales will be delighted, and Harriet's existing followers won't be disappointed with this second installment. Bring on book three!"--Booklist

Praise for Hamster Princess: Harriet The Invincible

A 2015 Texas Bluebonnet nominee
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2015
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2015
A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2015
An ALA Notable Children's Book of 2016

* "A joy to read, and we can only hope that Harriet - long may she reign - will return in later installments." --Booklist, starred review

* "Move over, Babymouse, there's a new rodent in town!...Vernon has created a spunky heroine readers will cheer for and who will leave them eagerly searching for the happily ever after in the next installment." --School Library Journal, starred review

* "Harriet is her own hamster, but she takes her place proudly alongside both Danny Dragonbreath and Babymouse. Creatively fresh and feminist, with laughs on every single page." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "A book with all the makings of a hit. Readers will be laughing themselves silly." --Publishers Weekly, starred review