Rest in Peace - Humphrey the Camel - 2000 to April 3, 2020
Humphrey being friendly
with a 4-H visitor.
Humphrey is
very friendly and
loves people.
Stop by to visit
him sometime.
Humphrey visiting with his
new neighbors.
Humphrey visiting with Roger
Davis, driver for Fed Ex Freight.
Humphrey and Ashley
Humphrey really enjoys his Spring brushing to remove all of his winter wool
Humphrey and I attended the 2006 Missouri Camel Training Clinic to learn basic riding skills
Val and Humphrey
Humphrey at Nativity Scene -
Cumberland Presbyterian
Church, Owensboro, KY
Humphrey recieving his 'Spring' Bath, not a happy camper at all. Humphrey does not like getting wet..
Nativity Scene with several animals working with Humphrey at Cumberland Presbytarian Church, Owensboro, KY
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"We've all heard the story of the three wise
men who brought their gifts of gold,
frankincense, and myrrh to the baby Jesus.
But what about the camels who carried
them? Here is the story of Humphrey the
camel and his long and cold journey to
In addition to an engaging text and gorgeous,
yet whimsical artwork, this story reminds
children of the importance of the Christmas
holiday and the true meaning of gift giving."

You can order copies of
Humphrey's First Christmas
directly from the publisher:
Ideals Children's Books at:
ISBN-10: 0824955595
ISBN-13: 978-0824955595
Order a Wonderful Children's Book: Humphrey's First Christmas by Carol Heyer
You can order the book from , or use the Booksense
website to locate your local independent bookstore
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and to learn more about Humphrey
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Photo by: Mark Stone
Information to order this book
below the photos.
Order "Humphrey's First Christmas" Online
Be sure to check out the Lazy JV Ranch Animals, in the end nativity scene
of the 2018 movie "Christmas Manger"
We really enjoyed the time filming, and our animals being a part of this wonderful movie!
More pictures of Humphrey the Camel
Behind the Movie Scenes....
Arriving at filming location, my two animal wranglers
with goats and donkeys.
Getting set up for night time filming
The cast and crew enjoyed visiting the animals before filming began.
Adjusting lighting to begin filming
Humphrey and the Sound Guy
All this filming wears a camel out
Last shot completed, time to head home.
To give everyone an idea of time spent. We had 5 hours of filming for the last few minutes of the nativity part on
screen! Plus several hours before hand with entire crew getting everything ready for actual filming, before dark. Well
worth it, we all enjoyed it!