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Product description

Jingle bells and dancing snowflakes! Christmas is coming – and Humphrey’s life is about to become unsqueakably exciting. The music teacher, Miss Lark, is spending heaps of time in Room 26, preparing the class for Longfellow School’s Winter Wonderland show. That means lots of FUN-FUN-FUN! Unfortunately, some of Humphrey’s classmates are stuck with BIG-BIG-BIG problems. Armed with only a cool red hat and lots of wise advice, can one small hamster help the season’s spirit to shine through? Maybe Humphrey can make it a Christmas to remember! Season’s squeakings, everyone!

Product Details






Faber & Faber

Date published

October 4th, 2012

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.2; Middle years; 4.0 points



UK edition


Betty G. Birney


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  1. lolypos
    on 15 March 2014

    I love this book because it is funny. I like the way the author made humphrey act like a human. loved it.

  2. Roodieroo
    on 8 March 2014

    I really loved this book

  3. lap312i
    on 6 March 2013

    recommmend it

  4. samcharlie123
    on 5 March 2013

    This book is amazing! I love Humphrey’s character – but who wouldn’t love a cute, little, fluffy hamster?!!

    I would recommend this book to anyone who loves animals, and loves to laugh when reading

    5out of 5
  5. TheMileLongBookshelfBlog
    on 4 March 2013

    This book is so sweet and the author is lovely too – she sent me a letter a couple of years ago! These books are exciting and perfect for younger children.

  6. cutedog
    on 15 November 2012

    im sure this book is going to be awesome cause im a great humphery fan!!!

    5out of 5
  7. stylequeen
    on 10 November 2012

    great book

    5out of 5