Synopses & Reviews
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.
"Humphrey is a witty, fun, and lovable character with great kid appeal." -School Library Journal
"Another excellent book in a consistently entertaining series." and#8212;Booklist, ALA
"These lighthearted, easy-to-read tales are told from a stuffed animal's ingenuous point of view. . . . This fun-filled escapade will not disappoint fans of the other "Three Stories" books and may just win some new ones." and#8212;School Library Journal
"Miller's gently idiomatic prose is ideal for children just easing into early chapter books, and though Kelley's teddy bear is not as expressive as her "real-life" animals, her wiggly-lined watercolors do capture Teddy's unsteadiness on his feet." and#8212;Booklist, ALA
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.
The hilarious and long-awaited sequel to the popular, early chapterand#160;book Three Stories You Can Read to Your Cat, now in paperbackand#8212;a purrfect gift for cat lovers.
Kids and kitties will be happy to cozy up
for these comical adventures starring a cat
with attitude. Ideal for newly independent
readers and cat lovers everywhere.
Giggles galore in three easy-to-read stories told from a cuddly, but adventurous, stuffed teddy bear's point-of-view, by the creators of Three Stories You Can Read to Your Cat.
What does a cuddly stuffed teddy bear do
when no one else is at home? Chances are,
heand#8217;s not quietly sitting on the bed, staring
at the wall. Heand#8217;s out and about having
adventures like the teddy bear in this book.
Cats and dogs beware!
About the Author
Betty G. Birney has written episodes for numerous children's television shows, including The New Adventures of Madeleine, Doug, and Bobby's World, as well as after-school specials and a television movie, Mary Christmas. She has won many awards for her television work, including an Emmy, three Humanitas Prizes, and a Writers Guild of America award.
In addition to the Humphrey books, she is the author of The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs and The Princess and the Peabodys.
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Betty lives in Los Angeles with her husband, an actor.