My Great Big Birthday Bash by Betty G Birney
Faber and Faber ISBN 9780571274413
Humphrey loves being the classroom hamster with such a wonderful crowd of children. In this story he learns about the importance of birthdays to humans and enjoys the unsqueakable excitement that surrounds birthday parties. When he hears about plans for a surprise party, he doesn't realise how much of a surprise it really is going to be. This is another super book in the Humphrey's Tiny Tales series. The life of this adorable character provides a lot of FUN-FUN-FUN for young readers on their own or reading together.