Humphrey's Corner by Sally Hunter

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A toddler and his favorite toy find the perfect place to play.

Humphrey and his favorite toy, Mop, are looking for a place to play. They set off to find somewhere cozy and interesting, but nothing seems quite right. Then Mommy comes to help, and Humphrey and Mop find a warm, secret place that is just perfect.

Humphrey's Corner introduces an endearing character who will remind readers of their own favorite toddlers, and will remind toddlers of their own cozy, interesting places.
 

About Sally Hunter

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Sally Hunter's own childhood memories and the antics of her three children were the inspirations that led her to create Humphrey and his friends. Ms. Hunter lives with her family in England.
 
Published June 1, 2001 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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As Humphrey happily splashes in the tub, snacks on supper, and hears a special story, Lottie is a miniature version of a parent figure, dutifully nurturing her “offspring” and refusing to join in.

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In the 8"" x 8"" Humphrey's Christmas by Sally Hunter, elephant siblings Humphrey and Lottie (Humphrey's Corner and Humphrey's Bedtime) enjoy seasonal delights, cozily depicted in hand-lettered text and small-scale vignettes.

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Precocious pachyderms abound in Sally Hunter's Humphrey's Birthday, which features the return of the little elephant from Humphrey's Corner;

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While Humphrey, from Humphrey's Corner, gets ready for bed, his big sister, Lottie, pulls rank: ""I am allowed to stay up very, very, late,...

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Though Humphrey enjoys his exploits—which include tossing bath beads into the toilet, draping himself with his mother's jewelry and donning her high-heel shoes—he decides that each play spot "wasn't quite right."

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"Sunny, pastel-toned pictures and an appealingly simple narrative introduce an elephant toddler," wrote PW of Humphrey.

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