Fiction | 21 April 2016Get Rid of Oscar’s Hiccups! Share article facebook twitter google pinterest Having the hiccups is never fun, especially trying to stop them! In this book, Hiccups!, by Holly Sterling, you can help Ruby find a cure for her dog’s hiccups! One morning, Ruby and Oscar were playing their favorite game, when all of a sudden… Hic! Hic! Hiccup! “Oh dear, Oscar!” said Ruby. “How are we going to get rid of those hiccups?” “I know, why don’t we try dancey-dancing like this?” said Ruby. Hic! Oscar danced just like Ruby, but the Hiccups did not stop. “How about if we jumpity-jump like this?” said Ruby. Oscar jumped just like Ruby, but the hiccups were still there. Hic! They tried to slurp, twirl ,and munch the hiccups away, and then Ruby stopped to think. “Aha!” she said. “I know exactly what will get rid of your hiccups.” Ruby went to her toy box in search of her… magic wand and wizard’s hat. With a swish and a swoosh she waved her wand. “Fizzy-wizzy, sparkly stuff! Hiccups begone, we’ve had enough!” “Hic!” said Oscar. They tried a few more tricks, but Oscar just could not stop! Hic! Hic! Hic! Then Ruby had a really BRILLIANT idea. She ran away and came back wearing her special furry… dress-up cat costume! “Meeeoooow!” she shouted. Oscar was a bit scared! His ears blew back and his tail gave a very small wiggle-waggle… but he DIDN’T hiccup! Hiccups! Gives new idea of how to try and get rid of the hiccups, with colorful illustrations! You could even try to name other ways that people try to get rid of hiccups! Hiccups! Author: Holly Sterling Format: Hardcover, 32 Pages ISBN: 9781847807861 Publisher: Francis Lincoln US: $17.99 Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.