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To celebrate his tenth birthday the whole Humphrey series has a smart new livery, repositioning him alongside perennial favourites such as Winnie-the-Pooh and Paddington. Humphrey enjoys surprises as much as the next hamster, like his brand new hamster ball or a surprise part, but sometimes surprises can be bad... Like coming whisker to whisker with a cat (EEK!) or having an alien from another planet move into Room 26! All this and LOTS-LOTS-LOTS more happens in Humphrey's new book of adventures, Surprises According to Humphrey. Praise for Humphrey: 'An effective exploration of the joys and pains of making and keeping friends, which will strike a chord with many children.' Daily Telegraph 'A charming, feel-good tale.' Irish Times 'Humphrey's matter-of-fact, table-level view of the world is alternately silly and profound and Birney captures his unique blend of innocence and earnestness.' Publisher's Weekly 'Humphrey, a delightful, irresistible character, is big hearted, observant and creative.' Booklist
|Publication date:||7th July 2016|
|Author:||Betty G. Birney|
|Publisher:||Faber & Faber|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Betty G. Birney worked at Disneyland and the Disney Studios, has written many children's television shows and is the author of over forty books, including the bestselling The World According to Humphrey, which won the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club Award, as well as a further nine books in the According to Humphrey series, and eight books in the Humphrey's Tiny Tales series. Her work has won many awards, including an Emmy and three Humanitas Prizes. She lives in America with her husband.More About Betty G. Birney