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Product description

Humphrey the school hamster’s spent so long observing the human species, he knows almost everything there is to know about people. So when trouble breaks out in the classroom, it’s Humphrey’s chance to lend a helping paw. From Pay-Attention-Art struggling with his schoolwork to Golden-Miranda getting into a mess, if anyone can help, Humphrey can! Another super-duper story starring Humphrey, the smartest school hamster in town!

Product Details






Faber Children's Books

Date published

April 3rd, 2008

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.3; Middle years; 5.0 points

Other details

  • 176 pages



UK edition


Betty G. Birney

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  1. Roodieroo
    on 8 March 2014

    I really love this book

  2. Sushi21
    on 7 March 2014

    We read this book in year 3 in class. It was fun and I read it at home too.

    5out of 5
  3. kicky105
    on 6 March 2012

    HUmphrey faces a few disasters in this book. He manages to escape from his cage and get back in before anyone notices and he always manages to survive whatever life throws at him. He is so funny and cute and he loves life in his classroom!

    5out of 5
  4. monathebunny
    on 17 November 2010

    Trouble according to Humphrey is the third book in a very good series of books.

    Humphrey is a classroom hamster that can talk. He goes home every weekend with one of his class mates or teachers and normally has to try and sort out his class mates problems or worries. One weekend Humphrey gets a bit stuck when trying to help two people make friends again. He ends up heading for water in a toy train!

    Find out what happens to Humphrey today!

    The first book is called The world according to Humphrey.

    5out of 5
  5. rockangel
    on 11 December 2008

    I loved it because it was a bit funny in some places and I liked the part when Ogg the slimy green frog jumps up and down so that he splashed water on Mrs. Brisbane’s chin!

    5out of 5
  6. princessbookworm
    on 12 August 2008

    This book is about a hamster called Humphrey who is a classroom pet. He has a next door neighbour who is a frog called Og. I love this book. When the hamster goes on the train ride is my favourite part. I would recommend this book to hamster lovers or for animal lovers in general.

    5out of 5
  7. CharlieGiraffe22
    on 24 May 2008

    This is a great book and Betty G. Birney is a great author.

    3out of 5