After Humphrey's fur-raising holiday, he was looking forward to returning to Room 26. Mrs. Brisbane is still there, but Humphrey is shocked to find that the classroom is filled with strangers, like Rolling Rosie, Hurry-Up-Harry and Forgetful Phoebe. At first, all Humphrey wants to do is find his old classmates but he soon learns that these new students REALLY-REALLY-REALLY need a helping paw.
Betty G. Birney worked at Disneyland and the Disney Studios, has written many children's television shows and is the author of over forty books, including the bestselling The World According to Humphrey, which won the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club Award, as well as a further nine books in the According to Humphrey series, and eight books in the Humphrey's Tiny Tales series. Her work has won many awards, including an Emmy and three Humanitas Prizes. She lives in America with her husband.