Adventure According to Humphrey

Adventure According to Humphrey

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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.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 134 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 12mm | 180g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0142415146
  • 9780142415146
  • 111,817

About Betty G. Birney

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,, is full of fun Humphrey activities and information.
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Review quote

"Humphrey is a witty, fun, and lovable character with great kid appeal." -"School Library Journal"
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744 ratings
4.2 out of 5 stars
5 48% (354)
4 32% (239)
3 16% (116)
2 3% (20)
1 2% (15)
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