WorldCat Identities

Birney, Betty G.

Overview
Works: 221 works in 712 publications in 5 languages and 40,346 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Humorous 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 )

37 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,539 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 )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Surprises can be good for Humphrey, like his brand new hamster ball or better yet, a surprise party. But surprises can also be bad, like coming whisker to whisker with a cat or having an alien from another planet move into Room 26. All this and lots more happens in Humphrey's latest adventure with his little human friends."--Publisher details
Friendship according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 1,834 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 )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Polish and held by 1,822 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 )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 1,476 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 )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,461 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
Mysteries according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 1,351 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 1,288 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 )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,178 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
Summer according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,077 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
Imagination according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,031 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"--
Secrets according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,015 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
Spring according to Humphrey by Betty G Birney( Book )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 845 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 )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 826 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
Tyrannosaurus Tex by Betty G Birney( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tyrannosaurus Tex, a dinosaur cowboy, helps Cookie and Pete put out a prairie fire and scare away some cattle rustlers
Humphrey's really wheely racing day by Betty G Birney( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 679 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 )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 665 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 523 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
Humphrey's school fair surprise by Betty G Birney( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The students of Room 26 are so excited for Longfellow School's big school fair! Pet hamster Humphrey is too--but will he be allowed to march in the parade with his classmates?"--
The princess and the Peabodys by Betty G Birney( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 490 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 (230)

Polish (5)

Spanish (4)

Japanese (2)

Dutch (1)

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