Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

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Dutton, 1972 - Juvenile Fiction - 120 pages
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Living with his little brother, Fudge, makes Peter Hatcher feel like a fourth grade nothing.
Whether Fudge is throwing a temper tantrum in a shoe store, smearing smashed potatoes on walls at Hamburger Heaven, or scribbling all over Peter's homework, he's never far from trouble. He's a two-year-old terror who gets away with everything--and Peter's had enough.
When Fudge walks off with Dribble, Peter's pet turtle, it's the last straw. Peter has put up with Fudge too long. How can he get his parents to pay attention to him for a change?

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But this book was very good and easy to read. - Goodreads
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It was so easy to read and funny too! - Goodreads
Ava and I couldn't believe the ending!! - Goodreads
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Review: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing (Fudge #1)

User Review  - Angie Hendrix-elgazzar - Goodreads

I loved this book when I was in fourth grade and now my son in fourth grade loves it too. I want to find more books he loves to read and it doesn't feel like a job to him. I hope by writing this review I will get books like this so I can recommend to him Read full review

Review: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing (Fudge #1)

User Review  - Emily Wright - Goodreads

Personal Response - I remember reading this book in third and fourth grade and loved it! I was so excited to read a chapter book and and this series of books were always some of my favorites. Children ... Read full review

About the author (1972)

Judy Blume is considered one of the world's best-known writers for young adults. She was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, in 1938. She earned a degree in education. Blume has written over 20 books. Titles such as "Are You There, God? It's Me Margaret", "Then Again, Maybe I Won't", and "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing" are widely recognized. Her books have sold over 50 million copies worldwide and have been translated into more than a dozen languages. Blume has received more than 100 awards. In 1996, she received the American Library Association's Margaret A. Edwards Award for Lifetime Achievement. Her adult titles include "Wifey", "Smart Women", and "Summer Sisters". Young readers have always viewed Blume as someone who is in touch with their feelings. They write thousands of letters to her each year, a number of which were published in her 1986 book, "Letters to Judy: What Your Kids Wish They Could Tell You". Blume currently resides in New York. She has three grown children, speaks out against censorship, and continues to write.

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