Martin's parents are birdwatchers, and often go away at weekends to sight a rare bird. Martin gets lonely with only the budgies for company, and longs for a pet like his aunt's ferret. But when he goes to stay with his aunt he begins to realize that everyone else considers the ferret a nuisance.
Used availability for Alison Prince's Fergus, Fabulous Ferret
October 1997 : UK Paperback