The Battle of Bubble and Squeak

Author(s): Philippa Pearce

Middle Fiction

Sid, Peggy and Amy adore the two gerbils, Bubble and Squeak, but their mother detests them. A major family battle results, and it's clear life is never going to be quite the same again. But after a near fatal encounter between Bubble and Ginger the cat, Mrs Sparrow begins to see that life with a pair of gerbils might not be so bad after all.

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Philippa Pearce is the daughter of a miller and grew up in a mill near Cambridge. The house, the river and the village feature in many of her best-loved children's books. She was educated at the Perse Girls' School in Cambridge and then at Girton College, Cambridge, where she read English and History. In addition to writing a great many books, she has also worked as a scriptwriter-producer for the BBC, a children's book editor, a book reviewer, a lecturer, a storyteller and as a freelance writer for radio and newspapers. Her now classic books for Puffin include Carnegie Medal winner Tom's Midnight Garden, What the Neighbours Did and A Dog So Small. The Battle of Bubble and Squeak won the Whitbread Award.

General Fields

  • : 9780141368610
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Puffin
  • : July 2016
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 8mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Philippa Pearce
  • : Paperback
  • : 823.914
  • : 144