Hamstersaurus Rex is a young middle-grade series written by Tom O'Donnell, about a quirky class pet that undergoes a transformation and helps defend a loyal sixth-grader from a werewolf-obsessed bully.
'A certain pleaser where furry fictions are well-loved.' - Kirkus
'Adult and kids alike will find that O'Donnell's deadpan, mildly absurdist writing style will generate some satisfying laughs.' - School Library Journal
'Miller's zippy b&W cartoons are well-matched to the book's offbeat sense of humor.' - Publisher's Weekly
“In the annals of class-petdom, few indeed could ever match aptly named Hamstersaurus Rex for loyalty and ferocity.” - Booklist
Mysterious hauntings are causing major trouble at Horace Hotwater Middle School. Sam Gibbs and his super-strong tiny buddy, Hammie Rex, keep encountering creepy abnormal objects, including a floating sports jersey and a runaway go-kart.
While Sam doesn't believe in ghosts, he has to admit the hauntings are getting weirder…and more dangerous. Could bizarre mutant animals be the cause? At Horace Hotwater, they often are!
Beware of furry ducks, slippery baked potato toppings, masked ninjas, and more in this laugh-out-loud mystery starring the world's coolest class pet.