Brand: Puffin Books

Product Code: 9780142415146

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Brief Description:
Humphrey the classroom hamster has adventures going to the library, learning about the ocean, and sailing across a pond on a sailboat.


Brief Description:
"First published in the United States of America by G.P. Putnam's Sons ... 2009"--T.p. verso.


Biographical Note:
Betty G. Birney has won many awards for writing for television, including an Emmy, three Humanitas Prizes, and a Writers Guild of America Award, and she won the Christopher Award for Friendship According to Humphrey. In addition to the Humphrey series, she is the author of The Seven Wonders of Sassafrass Springs and The Princess and the Peabody's. She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, where her parents grew up as neighbors on Humphrey Street. Her website, bettybirney.com, is full of fun Humphrey activities and information.


Marc Notes:
First published in the United States of America by G.P. Putnam's Sons ... 2009--T.p. verso.;Humphrey the classroom hamster has adventures going to the library, learning about the ocean, and sailing across a pond on a sailboat.;8 & up.


Review Quotes:
Humphrey is a witty, fun, and lovable character with great kid appeal. -"School Library Journal"


Review Quotes:
?Humphrey is a witty, fun, and lovable character with great kid appeal.? -"School Library Journal"


Review Quotes:
"Humphrey is a witty, fun, and lovable character with great kid appeal." -"School Library Journal"



Publisher Marketing:
The fifth book in the beloved and award-winning school hamster series!

The students in Room 26 are learning about boats and building their own for a race on Potter's Pond. Humphrey the hamster loves dreaming about being a pirate and watching his friends build ships. But when he mistakenly ends up at sea on the day of the boat race, he finds himself in the middle of more adventure than he bargained for! Humphrey is back in this charming story of a hamster on the high seas of hilarity.

Look for all twelve of Humphrey's adventures!


Review Citations:
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2009 pg. 358 (EAN 9780399247316, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Children's Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780399247316, Hardcover)
  • Audio File 04/01/2012 pg. 31 (EAN 9781611760019, Compact Disc)