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The twelfth book in the beloved and award-winning school hamster series!
Spring has sprung and everyone at Longfellow School, including Ms. Brisbane's class, are HAPPY-HAPPY-HAPPY! It also means Family Fun Night is coming up and all the students' families are involved in making amazing circus activities.
Humphrey helps in many ways, but he can't help but wonder about his own family. He doesn't know anything about them. But when he thinks about all of the wonderful friends he has made at school and at his friends' homes, he stops worrying.
Just like spring comes with lots of new things that grow and change, Humphrey's family of classmates and friends will always be growing. And that's just how he likes it.
About the Author
Betty G. Birney has won many awards for writing for television, including an Emmy, three Humanitas Prizes, and a Writers Guild of America Award. Her first Humphrey book, The World According to Humphrey, was chosen for the One Book One School program. In addition to the Humphrey series, she is the author of The Seven Wonders of Sassafrass Springs and The Princess and the Peabodys. She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, where her parents grew up as neighbors on Humphrey Street.
Find fun Humphrey activities and teacher's guides at www.bettygbirney.com.
“Humphrey, a delightful, irresistible character, is big hearted, observant, and creative.” —Booklist on The World According to Humphrey
“Humphrey is a witty, fun, and lovable character with great kid appeal.” —School Library Journal on Surprises According to Humphrey
“This thoughtful yet upbeat tale lends credence to the notion that actions and intentions can be misinterpreted while pointing out the benefits of looking at a situation from another’s point of view. Readers will find that seeing the world from Humphrey’s standpoint is mighty satisfying.” —Kirkus Reviews on Friendship According to Humphrey
“Narrated in Humphrey’s lively voice, the story is characteristically amusing and incorporates kid-relevant issues, such as being the last chosen for sports teams and the importance of respect, support, kindness, and appreciation. New and returning readers will enjoy the caring hamster’s unique perspective on everything from friendship to fire drills.” —Booklist on Surprises According to Humphrey
“Humphrey is just as lovable and sweet as he was in Friendship According to Humphrey. His escapades teach honesty, responsibility, and the consequences of actions.” —School Library Journal on Trouble According to Humphrey
Look for all of the books in the series! The World According to Humphrey Friendship According to Humphrey Trouble According to Humphrey Surprises According to Humphrey Adventure According to Humphrey Summer According to Humphrey School Days According to Humphrey Mysteries According to Humphrey Winter According to Humphrey Secrets According to Humphrey Imagination According to Humphrey Spring According to Humphrey