Humphrey's Really Wheely Racing Day (Prebound)
Everyone's favorite classroom pet is now starring in chapter books
Humphrey is one happy hamster. He lives in Room 26 at Longfellow School. He has a big comfy cage with a wheel perfect for spinning and a room "full "of friends. But when Humphrey goes to Mandy's house one weekend, he learns that her hamster has something Humphrey has never seen before--a hamster car
Humphrey wants one, too, but school is not usually the place for toys. Then his teacher talks about bringing in something special for a project. Is Humphrey getting a really wheely surprise?
With adorable illustrations and an easy reading level, Humphrey's Tiny Tales are just right for emergent readers.
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. 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.
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