Ned and the Great Garden Hamster Race: a story about kindness

Ned and the Great Garden Hamster Race: a story about kindness

Summary

The perfect story to remind children about the importance of kindness.

3, 2, 1, go!

Ned the hamster has been in training for the Great Garden Hamster Race but when race day arrives, the route is cluttered with critters in need of help. Will he realise that a few small acts of kindness are more important than winning at any cost?

This positive picture book from author/illustrator Kim Hillyard will inspire all readers big and small to look up and offer help to those who might need it.


Also available from Kim Hillyard:
Mabel and the Mountain: a story about believing in yourself

About the author

Kim Hillyard

After completing a degree in Drama at the University of Exeter, Kim Hillyard spent nine years working as a music journalist for various publications, including NME, Time Out and the BBC. She has also worked as a drama and arts facilitator, delivering assemblies, storytelling and workshops in schools, bookshops and community spaces on everything from phonics to creative writing.

Kim's debut picture book, Mabel and the Mountain, won the 2020 Sainsbury's Children's Book Award and her second title (Ned and the Great Garden Hamster Race) was released in January 2021.
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