Dave Lowe

Dave LoweBorn in Dudley in the West Midlands, Dave Lowe has lived and worked around the world.  He taught English for four years in a high school for disadvantaged kids in Istanbul, and has worked in Malaysia and Australia. He is married with two daughters, and is currently the manager of an English language school. He wrote a children’s novel for his English degree in creative writing and was awarded 1st class honours, and he also had a pet hamster when he was younger, but he didn’t talk so much.

MY HAMSTER IS A GENIUS marks the first in Dave Lowes’ Stinky & Jinks series.  For the thoughts and musings of Jasper Stinkybottom – otherwise known as Stinky – pet hamster to one Benjamin Jinks, and star of these books, look at NOTES FROM THE HAMSTER WHEEL

Praise for Dave Lowe


MY HAMSTER’S GOT TALENT (January 2014)

MY HAMSTER'S GOT TALENT by Dave Lowe

Nine-year-old Benjamin Jinks has a ‘Most Talented Pet’ competition to win, and he is sure that his pet Stinky is hamster for the job. But the pair soon find out that there’s more at stake than just the competition – Can Stinky survive the pair’s latest hair-brained plot?

Rights

  • World: Madeleine Milburn Agency
  • UK & Commonwealth: Templar Publishing
  • ANZ: Hachette Australia

MY HAMSTER IS A SPY (Templar, August 2013)

MY HAMSTER IS A SPY by Dave Lowe

A spate of burglaries has hit the neighbourhood, and the Jinks household hasn’t been spared.  Everything is stolen except for Stinky, Ben’s talking hamster.  Stinky describes the burglars and to Ben’s horror he realises he knows exactly who they are.  With only a baby monitor, some drawing pins and a penguin suit to hand, Stinky and Ben put together a plan to catch the criminals.  But will Stinky survive when their scheme falls apart?

Rights

  • World: Madeleine Milburn Agency
  • UK & Commonwealth: Templar Publishing
  • ANZ: Hachette Australia
  • Dutch: Veltman
  • French: Pocket Jeunesse
  • German: Baumhaus
  • Portuguese (Brazil): Valentina

MY HAMSTER IS AN ASTRONAUT (Templar, March 2013)

MY HAMSTER IS AN ASTRONAUT by Dave Lowe

Ben announces he is going to make a rocket out of two empty baked bean tins for his school science competition. With Stinky as captain inside Ben’s home-made rocket, and a big cash prize at stake, what can possibly go wrong?

But Edward Eggington, their arch-enemy, enters the competition and has ideas of his own. Will Stinky ever make it back down to Earth? And who will win the big cash prize?

Rights

  • World: Madeleine Milburn Agency
  • UK & Commonwealth: Templar Publishing
  • ANZ: Hachette Australia
  • Dutch: Veltman
  • French: Pocket Jeunesse
  • German: Baumhaus
  • Greek: Papadopoulos
  • Portuguese (Brazil): Valentina

MY HAMSTER IS A GENIUS (Templar, August 2012)

‘My mum had a long history of unusual punishments… And now, thanks to the sticky-taping incident…she announced that she was buying me a pet.’

Meet nine year old Benjamin Jinks and his grumpy hamster, Jasper Stinkybottom. Benjamin is a very normal boy who hates maths. Stinky is a genius hamster, who likes carrots. Together they are an unstoppable team! But can they overcome the evil scheming of Ben’s maths teacher, Beardy McCreedy?

New talent Dave Lowe’s first adventure is brilliantly brought to life by illustrator Mark Chambers in this hilarious read.

Rights

  • World: Madeleine Milburn Agency
  • UK & Commonwealth: Templar Publishing
  • ANZ: Hachette Australia
  • Dutch: Veltman
  • French: Pocket Jeunesse
  • German: Baumhaus
  • Greek: Papadopoulos
  • Portuguese (Brazil): Valentina
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