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The Ice Factor

By Amanda Swift, Jennifer Gray, and Jennifer Gray
Illustrated by Sarah Horne

  • Paperback
  • £6.99

A winter wonderland of fun with the guinea pigs!

The weather outside is cold and snowy, but Fuzzy and Coco are as warm as toast in the house, enjoying their favourite TV shows.

Fuzzy loves the cookery programmes, while Coco is a huge fan of The Ice Factor, a celebrity skating competition. But some of their furry friends are not so lucky - it's freezing out in the copse, and someone has been stealing the animals' food!

Fuzzy and Coco have to do something - can they use the skills they've learnt from their favourite TV shows to help their friends?

Biographical Notes

Jennifer Gray is a lawyer and now writes children's comedy. Her other work includes the Atticus Claw series which has been shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and the Red House Children's Book Award.

Amanda Swift is a former actress. She has written for several children's series and has dramatised Jacqueline Wilson novels for Radio 4. She has also written three novels for the 9+ age group.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781848665187
  • Publication date: 06 Nov 2014
  • Page count: 192
  • Imprint: Quercus Children's Books
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