Keeping pets is a lovely idea. When building a family, they complement the kids. But what happens when things get out of hand?
For writer and house husband, Matt Whyman, it's a case of catastrophe management in coping with four children and all the ill-advised animals amassed by his career wife, Emma.
Just as Matt gets to grips with managing her two maxed out minipigs, she falls for a miniature Dachshund - the kind of dog he wouldn't be seen dead with.
Hercules isn't big or clever, but Emma is determined. She'll do everything, she promises...
From the author of Pig in the Middle
Matt Whyman has written novels and non-fiction for children and young adults, including the critically acclaimed Boy Kills Man. He also writes regularly for Bliss and Marie Claire magazine. Matt is married with four children and lives in West Sussex, England.
the ideal pick-me-up, this is a warm and thoroughly enjoyable book...heart-warming and often laugh-out-loud funny. — Daily Express
A funny account of normal, eccentric family life, plus a small menagerie. — Woman's Weekly
'This is Marley & Me without the tears'. — Weight Watchers
If your pets have become the miniature dictators of your family - or if you just love sausage dogs - you'll love this. — Jojo Moyes
This sweet, funny book is a must for those who love animals. — Star
A fabulous read, especially for parents, and animal lovers, hilarious at times, and full of irony. I found myself not wanting to put it down. I really enjoyed this book, and will be recommending it to my friends and family. — www.whatsgoodtodo.com
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What a fabulous, funny read! I enjoyed every page. — Sophie Kinsella
Be careful where you read this book because it is laugh-out-loud funny... It's compelling, bristles with irony and is sure to delight animal lovers. — Daily Telegraph
This merry memoir of family growing pains and too many pets has so many laugh-out-loud sequences it's embarrassing to read in public... the most good-hearted, hilarious memoir in years. — Shelf Awareness
'Definitely my favourite pigs since Babe...This book is both funny and completely charming'. — Jenny Colgan, author of The Good, the Bad and the Dumped
'Funny, frank and charming'. — Lisa Jewell