Humphrey B. Bear

Fact File

My favourite food

My dream car
A bus

My worst injury
I was climbing a tree to get some honey and I fell out of it! I landed with a thump and hurt myself.

My favourite colours
All the colours of the rainbow.

My favourite TV show
“Here’s Humphrey”

The funniest thing that’s ever happened to me
One morning, I got up and put my vest on back to front and didn’t know until I arrived at school!

One of my heroes and why
Phil Cummings because he wrote my favourite book – “Boom Bah”.

My favourite possessions
My honey pot, my vest, my hat and my tie.

If I didn’t live in the magic forest, where would I like to live

The most important things in life
Honey, honey and more honey! And, of course, hugs!

My Ambassador Reading Tip
Read a book before you go to bed every night (or ask someone to read to you).

More information about Humphrey B. Bear

Humphrey B Bear is a honey-loving bear who, like every kid, loves exploring, creating, playing, learning and giving anything a go. Humphrey is a friend to everyone and everyone is Humphrey’s friend.

From 1965 Humphrey’s TV program, “Here’s Humphrey”, has been one of the longest running children’s television shows in the world. Humphrey b Bear has received numerous national awards and commendations, including the “Citizen of the Year” Award at Australia Day celebrations and two Logies for “Best Children’s Series”.

Humphrey lives in a tree house in the magic forest. He has lots of fun and adventures with his friends.

And of course… Humphrey loves reading!

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