Owning a hamster or a gerbil can be great fun, but you need to know how to look after them properly. This book describes what they eat and drink, and the things they like to play with. it also tells you what you need to do to make sure your hamster or gerbil is comfortable and safe. There are five titles in the series My New Pet. Each title will help young readers learn how to care for and handle some popular household pets.