The time had arrived to put my plan into action. I was in grave danger and I had no choice. I only had one weapon: a rubber band. It had taken me a long time to get it hooked around the edge of my food dish. Now I carefully pulled it back as far as I could, aiming directly at those big doggy nostrils. You can learn a lot about life by observing another species. That s what Humphrey was told when he was bought as a classroom pet for Room 26. And it s definitely true! In addition to his classroom escapades, each weekend he gets to sleep over with a different student like Stop-Giggling-Gail and Repeat-That-Please-Richie. Humphrey learns to read, write, shoot rubber bands and much more. With adventures galore, Humphrey s life would be absolutely perfect if only the teacher, Mrs Brisbane, wasn t out to get him . . .