Hairy Hezekiah

Hairy Hezekiah

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Hezekiah is a very hairy camel. He lives a quiet life in his enclosure at the zoo and seems to be the only animal without a friend. So Hezekiah decides to escape from the zoo and go on the run - crashing through hedges, hiding in toilets and breaking into a safari park! There he meets another hairy character - and finally makes a friend.show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 153 x 186 x 8mm | 110g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Young Corgi
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Black and white
  • 0552552569
  • 9780552552561
  • 287,562

Review quote

"The master of animal adventures" * Independent on Sunday * "This deliciously funny tale will have readers of all ages laughing out loud. Dick King-Smith is a master at giving his animal characters wonderful personalities complete with amusing accents and colourful language" * Through the Looking Glass * "A hilariously hairy tale . . . Perfect for 6+" -- Amanda Craig * The Times * "King-Smith is an established talent for making beasts into believable characters which makes his tales funny and exciting" * Junior * "Sparkling humour and wonderful characters are Dick King-Smith's trademarks" * Books for Your Children *show more

About Dick King-Smith

DICK KING-SMITH was a Gloucestershire farmer until the age of 45, when he gave up farming to become a primary school teacher. Now a bestselling full-time author, his work has received many awards including a Bronze Medal for the Smarties Prize of l997 for All Because of Jackson and the Children's Book Award in l995 for Harriet's Hare. In l992, he was also voted Children's Author of the Year. In l995, his top-selling title The Sheep-Pig was developed into a box-office movie, BABE, introducing hundreds of thousands of youngsters to his work.show more

Review Text

"Sparkling humour and wonderful characters are Dick King-Smith's trademarks"show more

Back cover copy

This is the story of Hezekiah, the hairiest animal in the shire! Hezekiah is a very hairy camel. He lives a quiet life in his enclosure at the zoo and seems to be the only animal without a friend. So Hezekiah decided to escape from othe zoo and go on the run - crashing through hedges, hiding in toilets, and breaking into a safari park! There he meets another hairy creature - and finally makes a friend... A hilariously hairy story from the bestselling, award winning, Dick King-Smith.show more

Rating details

45 ratings
3.51 out of 5 stars
5 13% (6)
4 40% (18)
3 38% (17)
2 2% (1)
1 7% (3)
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