Adventure According to Humphrey

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Penguin, Feb 5, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 144 pages
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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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An Amazing Adventure.

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Another thrilling voyage with Humphrey the hamster is told in this next novel in the Humphrey series. Youth ages eight to twelve will be delighted once more in Humphrey’s amazing adventure with the ... Read full review

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We Set Sail for the Library
Sink or Swim
Portrait of a Hamster
A Golden Moment
The Trip to Treasure Island
Wright Is Wrong
An Unpleasant Discovery
Batten Down the Hatches
Secrets Secrets Everywhere
Anchors Aweigh
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About the author (2009)

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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