Humphrey's World of Pets

Betty G. Birney - Author

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ISBN 9780147509536 | 224 pages | 03 Oct 2013 | Puffin | 7.51 x 6.25in | 8 - AND UP years
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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 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!

“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 —

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