Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

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9780330262118: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Peter finds his demanding two-year-old brother an ever increasing problem.

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Passed on from babysitters to their young charges, from big sisters to little brothers, and from parents to children, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing and its cousins (Superfudge, Fudge-a-mania, and Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great) have entertained children since they first appeared in the early 1970s. The books follow Peter Hatcher, his little brother Fudgie, baby sister Tootsie, their neighbor Sheila Tubman, various pets, and minor characters through New York City and on treks to suburbs and camps.

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing is the first of these entertaining yarns. Peter, because he's the oldest, must deal with Fudgie's disgusting cuteness, his constant meddling with Peter's stuff, and other grave offenses, one of which is almost too much to bear. All these incidents are presented with the unfailing ear and big-hearted humor of the masterful Judy Blume. Though some of her books for older kids have aroused controversy, the Hatcher brothers and their adventures remain above the fray, where they belong. (Peter's in fourth grade, so the book is suitable for kids ages 8 and older.)

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Fourth grader Peter Hatcher, a neighbor of Sheila Tubman of Otherwise Known As Sheila The Great, has a terrible problem -- his little brother! "Will bring a chorus of laughter from sympathetic readers." -- Publisher's Weekly. Winner of The Great Stone Face Award.

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