Three decades after introducing young readers to peter hatcher and his. It was the first in a series of popular fudge books, which also includes superfudge 1980, fudgeamania 1990, and double fudge 2002. In chapter one, fudge ask peter a question about money and he becomes obsessed with money. Find out how many childrens books you can name just from the main character s name alone. His obsession with money, his twin cousins and their little brother nicknamed mini, along with their parents are another interesting twist in this story. Warrens longlost cousin in double fudge, both of whom were great friends.
Want to know how judy came to write each of her books. This led to two more books, fudgeamania 1990 and double fudge 2002. Double fudge 2007 read online free book by judy blume in. Asked in childrens books double fudge main characters.
Double fudge is the first fudge book judy blume has written in 12 years. His interest in money is a common theme throughout the story. The protagonist is a boy called farley drexel hatcher. Tales of a fourth grade nothing, the first book about fudge hatcher and his family was originally published in 1972. I set the book in new york city, in the building where my best friend, mary, lived with her family. Later in the book, he goes on strike, according to henry, and will not talk at all, but all that changes when he has a neardeath incident thanks to minifarley, which causes him to start talking again.
Two is a crowd when peter and his little brother, fudge, are in the same room. Now, at the urging of larrys 11yearold son, elliot, as well as thousands of fan letters, grandmother judy blume has given a new generation of young readers another warm and funny book to treasure. Otherwise known as sheila the great, a children s novel with characters from the fudge series, was published in 1972. Fudge is the collective name for a series of childrens books by judy blume, and.
At the end of double fudge, by jude blume, the character mini swallows the baby tooth of the main character fudge. Judy blume has a knack for knowing what children think about. Fudge is the collective name for a series of childrens books by judy blume, and also the name of the principal character. Part of the classic fudge series from judy blume, bestselling author of tales of a fourth grade nothing. In the television series fudge, he is played by jake richardson. Double fudge is the fifth and final book in the hilariously funny fudge series from the bestselling author and household name judy blume, featuring cover art from picture book star, emily gravett. In one chapter he gives a lecture at fudge and peters school. She based the original character of fudge on the antics of her son, larry. Can you guess this childrens book from the main characters. In addition to the fudge books, judy blume is the author of such childrens classics as are. Farley drexel fudge hatcher peters brother, who is six or seven years younger. That summer i wrote the book, loosely basing the character of fudge on my.
Sep 30, 2002 the book i am read is the 4th book of farley drexel hatcher a. Pdf double fudge book fudge free download 224 pages. My favorite character is fudge or in other words farley drexel hatcher but dont call him that or he might freak out. Pete describes the family vacation in maine with the tubmans, highlighted by the antics of his younger brother, fudge. Double fudge is the fifth book in the fudge series. Adults as well as children will recognize more about judy blume. Judy s first book in the fudge series, tales of a fourth grade nothing, was published in 1972. Double fudge is a 2002 children s novel by judy blume and the fourth and final in the fudge series. It was the first in it was the first in a series of popular fudge books, which also includes superfudge 1980, fudgeamania 1990, and double fudge. Living with his little brother, fudge, makes peter hatcher feel like a fourth grade nothing.
Some of the greatest childrens books can leave a lasting impression, but just how much can you remember from these books. Peter struggles with the everyday trials of young adulthood, juggling the pressures of school, his friends, his parents and, of. But life gets really crazy when fudge and his older brother, peter, run into their longlost relatives, the howie hatchers. Hes making his own fudge bucks and has plans to buy the entire world. This book once again focuses on the books main character farley drexel hatcher b. The hatchers have three children, flora and fauna, farley drexel hatcher which is. That summer i wrote the book, loosely basing the character of fudge on my son, larry, when he was a toddler. Based on the book by judy blume south coast repertory. Peter warren hatcher is a fictional character created by american author judy blume. She is thrilled to be celebrating its 30th anniversary with the publication of double fudge. The final book of the series, double fudge 2002, was written for judys grandson, elliot, who shares fudges fascination with money. This book is in the contemporary realistic fiction genre because it is set in 2002, the year of publication of double fudge. But in the latest book, double fudge, fudge is still five years old well, almost six and his creator says that means she must still be the same age, too nevermind that she s a proud grandmother.
Jeff kinney, author of the bestselling wimpy kid series. In the first book, he is nine years old and in the fourth grade, and in double fudge he is. Published april 5th 2007 by puffin books first published september 30th 2002. Tales of a fourth grade nothing is a childrens novel written by american author judy blume and published in 1972. She followed this book with superfudge 1980, fudge amania 1990. Start at the beginning with tales of fourth grade nothing and continue the chaos with otherwise known as sheila the great and superfudge. With jake richardson, eve plumb, forrest witt, nassira nicola.
The main characters in the book double fudge are 7th grader peter hatcher and his younger brother, 5yearold fudge. She always does her best to be a mother to her children. Their names arent the only similarity, and before long, mini fudge is causing just as much trouble as fudge always has. He s making his own fudge bucks and has plans to buy the entire world. Based on the popular youngadults books tales of a fourth grade nothing and superfudge, by judy blume, this series follows the life of peter hatcher and his younger brother farley drexel, aka fudge. Peter hatchers younger brother farley drexel, a k a fudge becomes. Tales of a fourth grade nothing is a fairly short young reader s chapter book written by judy blume. Judy blume his younger brother s obsession with money and the discovery of longlost cousins flora and fauna provide many embarrassing moments for twelveyearold peter. To ask other readers questions about double fudge, please sign up. Double fudge, a childrens novel by judy blume, is the fifth and final book in the fudge series and centers on a young boys dream of buying new york city.
Brandnew covers adorn these perennial favorites, and will entice a whole new generation of fudgeand judy blumefans. And, thankfully for fudge fans, the irrepressible 5yearold hasnt aged at all in this new. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 224 pages and is available in paperback format. See more ideas about judy blume, freckle juice and book study. In double fudge, turtle likes to sing with him to fudge s theme song about money. Over the years, judy blumes novels have won many awards, including the national book foundation. The book was adapted for the stage in 1987 by bruce mason in a script commissioned by seattle childrens theatre. Grownups think fudge is absolutely adorable, but peter and his pet turtle, dribble, know the truth. List of fudge series characters project gutenberg selfpublishing. He lives with his older brother, peter, whos 12, and his parents. Just as generations of fans have loved the fudge books, generations of judys family have inspired them.
Free download or read online double fudge pdf epub fudge series book. Double fudge is a 2002 childrens novel by judy blume and the fourth and final in the fudge series. As a kid, judy blume was my favorite author, and tales of a fourth grade nothing was my favorite book. Double fudge book hennepin county library bibliocommons. The best part of the book is when fudge fed turtle his chewed up rice cake. The main characters of this childrens, fiction story are fudge hatcher, peter hatcher. Aug 12, 2002 dutton children s books will publish double fudge next month, when it will also reissue hardcover editions of the prior fudge tales, which in addition to the inaugural book are otherwise known. In 1972 judy blume published tales of a fourth grade nothing, and was the first in her fudge children s series. Read all these books featuring your favorite characters. Fans young and old will laugh out loud at the irrepressible wit of peter hatcher, the hilarious antics of mischievous fudge, and the unbreakable confidence of knowitall sheila tubman in judy blumes five fudge books. It was interesting to witness, even as fudge is living out his money obsession, his character and his little sister, tootsie actually seems to be growing up a little. Fudge by charlotte towner graeber goodreadsi liked this book.
Book 1 living with his little brother, fudge, makes peter hatcher feel like a. In her 1972 book tales of a fourth grade nothing, blume introduced nineyearold peter hatcher and his younger brother, farley drexel, nicknamed fudge. This led to two more books, fudgeamania 1990 and double. Peter s wry reactions to the sometimes outsize goingson, fudge s inimitable antics and the characters rousing repartee contribute to the sprightly clip of this cheerful read. Tales of a fourth grade nothing is based on judy blumes iconic childrens book published in 1972. It was published in 2002 by puffin books and won awards including the 2004 nene award and the 2004 golden archer award for intermediate. Just as generations of fans have loved the fudge books, generations of judy s family have inspired them. In this latest installment of the fudge series, fudge is. In fact, blumes grandson is the inspiration for the new adventure, in which fudge farley drexel hatcher to be precise is driving his older.
Dutton childrens books will publish double fudge next month, when it. The first edition of the novel was published in january 1st 2002, and was written by judy blume. He first appeared in the childrens novel tales of a fourth grade nothing and in several subsequent blume stories, most of which focus on his younger brother fudge. Hes only five years old, and he stays this age throughout the fudge series. A famous author in superfudge whose childrens books fudge likes. Jan 30, 2020 the title of the book is double fudge. But in the latest book, double fudge, fudge is still five years old well, almost six. His younger brother s obsession with money and the discovery of longlost cousins flora and fauna provide many embarrassing moments for twelveyearold peter. It is the first in the fudge series and was followed by superfudge, fudgeamania, and double fudge. Who are the main characters in the book double fudge answers. Fudge became the star with the 1980 sequel, superfudge. Judys first book in the fudge series, tales of a fourth grade nothing, was published in 1972. Peter hatcher and his younger brother, farley drexel, nicknamed fudge.
It is recommended for 3rd through 6th graders due to. The second book focuses more on the cute breakout character from the first book. Blume successfully set this book in 2002 with amenities such as cell phones, online messaging, mp3 players and elevator surveillance which. In this story, the hatcher family goes on a trip and meet up with some extended family. Judy blume is the author of numerous books for readers of all ages, from picture books to middle grade and teen novels, to fiction for adults. Thirty years on, judy blumes popular character is forever feisty, forever five.1084 375 580 27 1368 964 537 83 1513 352 1366 335 1116 112 277 699 285 1371 1482 1426 740 233 1090 226 1073 1103 679 133 1038 970 961 602 329 285 1133 585 1491 1143 411 347