The Battle of Bubble and Squeak

Style: Good

Attitude: Fairly Positive

In Brief: A short book, pithy and true-to-life.

Author: Philippa Pearce

Age Range: Children

Period: Contemporary

Genres:  Coping with


Sid Parker is given two gerbils by an emigrating friend. He brings them home, but his mother won't have them in the house. She tries to send them back and then to sell them, but eventually accepts them, largely for the sake of the rest of the family who like them.

Tuesday 1st January 2002