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Humphrey's World of Pets

Humphrey's World of Pets

by Betty G. Birney
     
 

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A fact book about animals and pet care hosted by Humphrey, everyone’s favorite classroom pet!

This nonfiction companion to the bestselling Humphrey series teaches readers all about animals and pet care. Filled with great facts about a variety of different animals, this book serves as a fun introduction to anyone interested in taking care of a pet. Also

Overview

A fact book about animals and pet care hosted by Humphrey, everyone’s favorite classroom pet!

This nonfiction companion to the bestselling Humphrey series teaches readers all about animals and pet care. Filled with great facts about a variety of different animals, this book serves as a fun introduction to anyone interested in taking care of a pet. Also featured are cool tips, trivia, activities, and, of course, Humphrey himself to lead the way through it all!

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!
 

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“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 Award

Winner Iowa Children’s Choice Award

Winner Rhode Island Children’s Book Award

Winner Pennsylvania’s Keystone to Reading Book Award

Winner Maryland’s Black-Eyed Susan Award

Winner 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 Nominee
Sunshine State Award Master List (FL)

Louisiana Young Readers Choice Award Nominee

Pennsylvania Young Readers Choice Award Nominee

South Carolina Children’s Book Award Nominee

North Carolina Children’s Book Award Nominee

Beehive 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 Year

North Carolina Battle of the Books

Friendship 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 Season

Sub rights sold by agent: UK, Japan, Holland, Hungary, Arabic

Trouble According to Humphrey
A Bank Street Children’s Book Committee Best Book of the Year, Children’s Crown Award Nominee, Land of Enchantment Book Award Nominee (NM)

Surprises According to Humphrey  
A BookSense Pick, Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List Selection, Iowa Children’s Choice Nominee, Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List, California Collection Selection.

Adventure According to Humphrey
Land of Enchantment Book Award Nominee (NM), Children’s Crown Award Honor Book

Summer According to Humphrey  
SCIBA Book Award Finalist, California Collection selection, Children’s Crown Award nominee

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780147509536
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
10/03/2013
Series:
Humphrey Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
85,479
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile:
1030L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Betty Birney is an Emmy-winning television writer. She grew up in St. Louis. As children, her parents were neighbors living on Humphrey Street. www.bettybirney.com has tons of Humphrey activities.

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