Title: MR. SNUGGLYMUFFIN'S RAMPAGE
Genre: MG Sci-Fi
Word Count: 44k
When Suzy accidentally turns her hamster into a 250-foot monster with her chemistry set, she has to save Chicago from her pet before the National Guard starts firing.
Among the torn wrapping paper and ribbons, Suzy lifted the lid off the box to uncover her destiny. Sometimes destiny looks like…
“A rat?” Suzy looked up at her parents.
“It’s a hamster,” her mother said.
Suzy knew it was a hamster—which basically was a rat—but that wasn’t the point. Throughout Christmas morning, her little brother, Jimmy, received everything he had desired. Suzy had only two things on her list. Instead of the magic kit she wanted, she had gotten a chemistry set. And now…
“We have everything you’ll need to take care of him.” Her father pulled out a clear plastic ball from behind his back. “We know how much you wanted a pet.”
She didn’t just want any pet. She had asked for a puppy. Maybe her wish list lacked emphasis on the gift she wanted the most, or maybe her parents had made a mistake.