'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?' Source: Libraries Australia.