Humphrey's Book of Summer Fun by Betty G. Birney

Humphrey's Book of Summer Fun

Written by Betty G. Birney

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Humphrey, everyone’s favourite hamster, has loads of fun puzzles and riddles for all of his friends. Enjoy a summer of fun away from the classroom with Humphrey to lend a hand!


Humphrey's Book of Summer Fun by Betty G. Birney

Dear friends,

I Love-Love-Love being the classroom hamster in Room 26, Longfellow School. I've learned a lot about reading, writing, maths and making friends...and I've had amazing adventures in and out of my cage, too. But I also love solving puzzles and riddles in the tiny notebook I keep hidden in my cage. They're not always easy but if I wiggle my whiskers and scratch my furry head for a while, I usually can solve them.

To keep you busy on your summer holidays, I'm sharing some of my favourites in this fun-filled book so you can find out if you're as smart as a hamster! (I'll bet you are.).

Your puzzle-loving pal, Humphrey.

About the Author

Betty G. Birney

Betty G. Birney worked at Disneyland for many years, has written several children’s television shows and is the author of over twenty-five books, including the best-selling The World According to Humphrey, which won the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club, Friendship According to Humphrey, Trouble According to Humphrey, Surprises According to Humphrey and More Adventures According to Humphrey. Her work has won many awards, including an Emmy and three Humanitas Prizes. She lives in America with her husband.

Betty Birney on Betty Birney:

I wrote my first "book" at age seven. It was called "Teddy Bear in the Woods" and was followed by a sequel. Luckily, my parents encouraged my writing and my sister, Janet, was a great writer and role model.

I didn't just write, however. When I wasn't roller-skating (my favorite pastime), I was riding my bike, playing piano, swimming, reading, playing cards and board games or just hanging out with my friends. I loved school, but I loved vacations, too!

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96 pages
Interest Age: from 7 to 9


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Faber Children's Books an imprint of Faber and Faber

Publication date

6th June 2013




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