WorldCat Identities

Birney, Betty G.

Overview
Works: 204 works in 602 publications in 5 languages and 38,440 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Illustrator, Animator
Classifications: PZ7.B5229, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Betty G Birney
 
Most widely held works by Betty G Birney
The world according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humphrey, pet hamster at Longfellow School, learns that he has an important role to play in helping his classmates and teacher
Surprises according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While continuing to help his classmates solve their problems, Humphrey, pet hamster of Longfellow School's Room 26, faces many surprises, like rolling in a hamster ball, a substitute janitor who might be an alien, and the possibility of Mrs. Brisbane retiring
Friendship according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 1,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Humphrey the hamster returns to Mrs. Brisbane's class after the winter break, a new class pet and some other surprises give him an opportunity to reflect on the meaning of friendship
Trouble according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humphrey, the pet hamster of Longfellow School's Room 26, relates the ups and downs experienced by his human classmates as they begin a project to create a model town complete with houses and community services
Seven wonders of Sassafras Springs by Betty G Birney( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eben McAllister searches his small town to see if he can find anything comparable to the real Seven Wonders of the World
Adventure according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humphrey the classroom hamster has adventures going to the library, learning about the ocean, and sailing across a pond on a sailboat
Summer according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When summer arrives, Humphrey, the pet hamster of Longfellow School's Room 26, is surprised and pleased to learn that he will be going to Camp Happy Hollow
Mysteries according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After learning about Sherlock Holmes, Humphrey the classroom hamster follows clues to try and discover why Mrs. Brisbane is gone and Mr. E, a fun but not very educational substitute, is taking her place in Room 26 at Longfellow School
School days according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humphrey the hamster is puzzled when unfamiliar students fill Mrs. Brisbane's classroom at summer's end, but he soon learns that his friends from last year are fine and that the new class needs his special help
Winter according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humphrey the hamster and the students in Mrs. Brisbane's class get ready for the holidays and a special Winter Wonderland program
Secrets according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humphrey, the pet hamster of Longfelow School's Room 26, learns that his classroom is full of secrets, the most important of which is that a student will be leaving soon
Imagination according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During a creative writing unit at Longfellow School, the students in Mrs. Brisbane's class practice using their imagination with their very own writing journals--and Humphrey finds out that writing from his imagination is harder than it looks"--
Tyrannosaurus Tex by Betty G Birney( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tyrannosaurus Tex, a dinosaur cowboy, helps Cookie and Pete put out a prairie fire and scare away some cattle rustlers
Spring according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To Humphrey and the students at Longfellow School, spring seems impossibly late this year. Fortunately, planning a school Family Fun Night keeps the students (and classroom pets) busy as they look for signs of the changing seasons"--
Humphrey's playful puppy problem by Betty G Birney( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humphrey, the pet hamster of Classroom 26, is helping Richie with a science project, but Richie's feisty puppy gets in the way
Humphrey's really wheely racing day by Betty G Birney( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Mandy, one of the students from classroom 26, brings a special hamster-sized racecar to class, it means just one thing--Humphrey is going to be in a hamster race"--
Humphrey's creepy-crawly camping adventure by Betty G Birney( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Humphrey goes on a backyard camping adventure with his classmates and meets all kinds of outdoor creatures--even some scary ones"--
Pie's in the oven by Betty G Birney( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because so many people arrive to eat Grandma's pie, the plate is empty before the little boy gets any, but Grandma has a surprise in the oven
Oh, Bother! Somebody's grumpy! by Betty G Birney( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pooh and his friends discover that the cure for the Galloping Grumps is cheerfulness
The princess and the Peabodys by Betty G Birney( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a medieval princess appears out of a rusty box bought at a yard sale, fourteen-year-old tomboy Casey Peabody and her family are stuck with her royal snobbiness until the young wizard who had trapped her there figures out the spell to send her home
 
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The world according to Humphrey
Alternative Names
Birney, Betty

Birney, Betty G

バーニー, ベティ

バーニー, ベティ G

Languages
English (200)

Spanish (3)

Japanese (2)

Polish (1)

Dutch (1)

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Surprises according to HumphreyFriendship according to HumphreyTrouble according to HumphreySeven wonders of Sassafras SpringsAdventure according to HumphreySummer according to HumphreySchool days according to HumphreyTyrannosaurus Tex