176 pages, 7.75 × 5.13 × 0.5 in
October 3, 2013
Penguin Young Readers Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0142427594
ISBN - 13: 9780142427590
From the Publisher
It’s the HAPPY-HAPPY-HAPPY holidays!
The holidays are coming and Humphrey is unsqueakably excited. He loves to hear about all the different ways his friends in Room 26 celebrate and to watch them make costumes and learn songs for the Winter Wonderland pageant. (He even squeaks along!) But with so much to do, will the holidays go according to plan? Do-It-Now-Daniel is having trouble practicing, Helpful-Holly can’t stop worrying about making presents for her friends, and Humphrey still has to find a gift for Og! Good thing Humphrey is one smart hamster who can help them all fill the season with JOY-JOY-JOY!
Nominated for twenty-four state awards and the winner of seven, the Humphrey series is a hit across the country. And he's becoming a one school/one book favorite!
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, and she won the Christopher Award for Friendship According to Humphrey. In addition to the Humphrey series, she is the author of The Seven Wonders of Sassafrass Springs and The Princess and the Peabody's. She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, where her parents grew up as neighbors on Humphrey Street. Her website, bettybirney.com, is full of fun Humphrey activities and information.
“Humphrey is a witty, fun, and lovable character with great kid appeal.”—School Library Journal Humphrey is on 24 state lists and counting!The World According to Humphrey Winner Children’s Crown AwardWinner Iowa Children’s Choice AwardWinner Rhode Island Children’s Book AwardWinner Pennsylvania’s Keystone to Reading Book AwardWinner Maryland’s Black-Eyed Susan AwardWinner Oklahoma’s Sequoyah Book Award Winner Washington State’s Sasquatch Reading Award Winner Golden Sower Award (NE)Maud Hart Lovelace Award 2nd Place (MN)Massachusetts Children’s Book Award Honor Book Nevada Young Readers Award NomineeSunshine State Award Master List (FL)Louisiana Young Readers Choice Award Nominee Pennsylvania Young Readers Choice Award NomineeSouth Carolina Children’s Book Award NomineeNorth Carolina Children’s Book Award NomineeBeehive Award Nominee (UT)Young Hoosier Award Nominee (IN)Bluestem Book Award Nominee (IL)Kennebec Valley Book Award Nominee (ME)Bank St. Children’s Book Committee Starred Best Book of the YearNorth Carolina Battle of the BooksFriendship According to Humphrey 2006 Christopher Award Winner, Winner Children’s Crown Award, Bank St. Children’s Book Committee Best Book of the Year, Iowa Children’s Choice Nominee, New York Library Association Best Book of the SeasonSub rights sold by agent: UK, Japan, Holland, Hungary, ArabicTrouble According to Humphrey A Bank Street Children’s Book Committee Best Book of the Year, Children’s Crown Award Nominee, Land of Enchantment Book Aw