More Adventures According To Humphrey
Ahoy, maties! As a classroom hamster I’ve had many adventures. My biggest was when my boat almost sank to the bottom of Potter’s Pond. And that was before I met up with some scary pirates! My paw was still shaking when I first scribbled the tale in my notebook.
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.
When Humphrey hears about a sailing competition on Potter’s Pond, he longs for a BIG-BIG-BIGGER adventure. And believe us, he gets one . . . but it isn’t all smooth sailing. He helps out his classmates, takes an unsqueakably dangerous voyage of his own, and even comes face-to-face with a pirate!
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
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