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Friend or Fiend? with the Pain and the Great One

Written by Judy Blume & illustrated by James Stevenson
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Oct 12, 2010
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This dynamic bestselling author/illustrator duo captures the ups and downs of everyday life in this chapter book offering fun and perfectly narrated short stories—for kids who can already read, like the Great One, or for kids who are learning to read, like the Pain. Friend or Fiend? is the fourth book in a quartet of hilarious and warm-hearted stories that showcase the joys, the fun, and the frustrations of sibling rivalry and devotion, as seen through the eyes of those sassy siblings, the Pain and the Great One.
 
What’s the difference between a friend and a fiend? The Pain and the Great One are about to find out!

Jake is so embarrassed by a reading circle blunder, he vows never to speak in class again. Abigail believes she can no longer trust one of her best friends. And on the perfect snow day, who rescues Jake when someone jumps on him and washes his face in snow? Finally, Jake and Abigail decide to plan a birthday party to celebrate the date when their beloved cat Fluzzy first became part of their family. But only Fluzzy knows what really happened on that dark and stormy night a year ago. And he’s not telling—or is he?

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Who Wrote Friend or Fiend? with the Pain and the Great One

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Judy Blume

JUDY BLUME spent her childhood in Elizabeth, New Jersey, making up stories inside her head. She spent her adult years in many places, doing the same thing, only now she writes her stories down on paper. Her numerous books have won many awards, including the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

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Who Illustrated Friend or Fiend? with the Pain and the Great One

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James Stevenson

James Stevenson has written and illustrated more than a hundred books for children.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780440420958
Publication Date:
October 12, 2010
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0440420954
Lexile® Level:
550L

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