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Best-selling class hamster Humphrey finds out many fascinating things as a new term begins in Room 26. It all begins when the words ‘pharaoh, papyrus, pyramid and hieroglyphics’ appear on the classroom blackboard… Suddenly, Humphrey finds himself caught up in all kinds of secrets from far-off Egypt. And, like many others, he finds that keeping secrets isn’t a good idea! ~ Julia Eccleshare
In Room 26 Humphrey’s friends are learning all about the secrets of the Ancient Egyptians and Humphrey is happy-happy-happy to be listening along. But then he overhears the teachers mention that a member of the class will be leaving. It’s another secret, but Humphrey is determined to find out who’s going.
In this delightful new adventure, Humphrey learns not just about Ancient Egypt, but about different kinds of secrets. Usually, it’s a bad idea to keep a secret, but they can be UNSQUEAKABLY good!
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|Publication date:||6th February 2014|
|Author:||Betty G. Birney|
|Publisher:||Faber Children's Books an imprint of Faber & Faber|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Recommendations:||eBooks, Reviewed by Children|
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 ...More About Betty G. Birney