Freckle Juice by Judy BlumeFreckle Juice by Judy Blume

Freckle Juice

byJudy BlumeIllustratorDebbie Ridpath Ohi

Paperback | May 27, 2014

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What’s a guy gotta do to get some freckles? This perennial bestselling favorite from Judy Blume has a fresh new look!

More than anything in the world, Andrew Marcus wants freckles. His classmate Nicky has freckles—they cover his face, his ears, and the whole back of his neck. But when Andrew asks Nicky where he got them, Nicky just says he was born with them. Some help he is!

That’s when Sharon offers Andrew her secret freckle juice recipe—for fifty cents, she promises, Andrew can look just like Nicky. His freckleless days are over! He rushes home to whip up the concoction. Grape juice, vinegar, mustard…

But what starts out as a simple freckle juice recipe quickly turns into something disastrous. Andrew is still determined to get his freckles, and to show that pesky Sharon that she doesn’t know everything—and he has the perfect solution! Or does he?
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 recogniz...
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Title:Freckle JuiceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.2 inPublished:May 27, 2014Publisher:415231986Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1481411020

ISBN - 13:9781481411028

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stands the test of Time! Absolutely a Classic! I read this many times as a child and now reading it to a whole new generation - They are loving it just as much as I am!
Date published: 2018-08-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Judy Bloom is great for children Read it when I was nine years old, very funny and silly
Date published: 2018-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE this book! #plumreview My parents bought me this book when I was young - such a great story about loving yourself the way you are. I've just purchased it for my 7 year old because it's quirky and cute and relays such a great message.
Date published: 2018-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from loved it My mom got me this when I was growing up, seeing as I had freckles on my cheeks that I hated. This book made me like my freckles a little more, and now my daughter (who is also getting some freckles and LOVES them) loves the book too.
Date published: 2017-11-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great read when I was a child, still a great read for children today Classic story for children!
Date published: 2017-09-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Who doesn't love freckles! My daughter just read this for her monthly book review. It was a cute, quickly story about wanting a something he doesn't have. He learns that he's just great the way he is.
Date published: 2017-09-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great This book is silly and perfect for young readers!
Date published: 2017-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from a fun read! A must read for young readers!
Date published: 2017-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome! My grade 2 students really loved this book - gets them reading and laughing #plumreview
Date published: 2017-02-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loved it Timeless classic, a funny read. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LESSON WELL LEARNED AND HUMOR TO BOOT I enjoy books for the young ones that give them a good lesson on life and give them a chuckle or laugh while doing it. Be happy with the way you look, be satisfied with yourself and hidden in that message is one that well shows there are no free lunches in life. the 1971 edition I have has some very well done black and white drawings which are quite charming themselves. This is a great book to read to a class as it creates much discussion and allows the children to relate their own wishes and discuss them. This is one of those books that I hope does not go out of print as it has a timeless quality about it. Highly recommend.
Date published: 2009-08-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from sorta good i read this book when i was 8, its pretty good.
Date published: 2002-03-10