Surprises According to Humphrey (Hardcover)

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    Being a classroom hamster means having to be ready for anything?but suddenly there are a lot of big surprises in Humphrey?s world. Some are exciting, like seeing the playground during a fire drill and getting to roll around in a hamster ball. But ...

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    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 forFriendship According to Humphrey. In addition to the Humphrey series, she is the author ofThe 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.
    Being a classroom hamster means having to be ready for anything?but suddenly there are a lot of big surprises in Humphrey?s world. Some are exciting, like seeing the playground during a fire drill and getting to roll around in a hamster ball. But some aren?t so good, like a cat creeping around, a different janitor who might be from another planet, and the most shocking thing of all?the possibility of Mrs. Brisbane retiring.

    Even with all that?s going on, Humphrey makes time to help a few classmates with their problems. But could Mrs. Brisbane leaving school be one problem that?s just too big for this little guy to solve?

    Friendship According to Humphrey received a Christopher Award, and kids votedThe World According to Humphrey the winner of children?s choice awards in six states. Plus, it?s been nominated for ten others.

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    Dimensions 8.0x6.0x1.0
    ISBN 9780399247309
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, etc.
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 136
    Publisher Date 2008-02-28 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Putnam Pub Group
    Copyright Year 2008
    Height 8.5 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.56 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Humphrey
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Birney, Betty G.

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