Freckle Juice

Freckle Juice

By (author) Judy Blume , Illustrated by Sonia O Lisker

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Nicky has freckles -- they cover his face, his ears, and the whole back of his neck. Once, sitting behind him in class, Andrew counted eighty-six of them, and that was just a start! If Andrew had freckles like Nicky, his mother would never know if his neck was dirty. One day after school, Andrew works up enough courage to ask Nicky where he got his freckles. And, as luck would have it, who should overhear him but giggling, teasing Sharon. She offers Andrew her secret freckle juice recipe -- for fifty cents. That's a lot of money, but Andrew is desperate. At home he carefully mixes the strange combination of ingredients. Then the unexpected happens...

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 129.54 x 187.96 x 10.16mm | 68.04g
  • 01 Aug 1986
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Inc
  • New York
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0440428130
  • 9780440428138
  • 13,515

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Judy Blume is known and loved by millions of readers for her funny, honest, always believable stories. Among her hugely popular books are Superfudge, Fudge-a-mania, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, and Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great, all available in Dell Yearling editions. Judy Blume lives in New York City.

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" Spontaneous humor, sure to appeal to the youngest reader." -- "The Horn Book Magazine"

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Nicky has freckles -- they cover his face, his ears, and the whole back of his neck. Sitting behind him in class, Andrew once counted eighty-six of them, and that was just a start! If Andrew had freckles like Nicky, his mother would never know if his neck was dirty. One day after school, Andrew works up enough courage to ask Nicky where he got his freckles. When know-it-all Sharon overhears, she offers Andrew her secret freckle juice recipe -- for fifty cents. It's a lot of money, but Andrew is desperate. At home he carefully mixes the strange combination of ingredients. Then the unexpected happens...

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