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Love your books and will definitely share them with my children, 5 and 2.5. Read then all when I was younger. Happy to have Googled you and to see you just celebrated your 77th Birthday. Happy Birthday. Peter
Thank you for your amazing books. I read my first one in 1990 when i was 13. I was so shocked when i found out that some of your books had been written 20 years earlier. I've read most of them and now my oldest daughters are 11 and 9 I'm lending my books to them. Shocked to realised that are you there god its me Margaret is 45 years old and my daughters can still really relate to it today. I'm going to keep forever back for another couple of years. Thank you Judy.
there are some books like deenie, places i meant to be, soupy saturdays, cool zone and especially here's to you rachel robinson. how do i get these books.
Dear Mrs. Blume,
I love your books. My favorite was Fourth Grade Nothing.
hi my name is Nicole and I am reading your book are you there god it's me Margaret and so far it's going amazing I was wondering if you can come to my school to talk about you if you cant give me a letter please get the letter by march 9 2015 or yourself at the some time and if you are coming to my school it's whithorn public school 5785 whitehorn avenue, Mississauga, on 905 819 9807 ppppppppppllllllllllllleeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaasssssssssseeeeeeee I love you
i like you
do you like the fudge books
I live in the UK and for my 16th birthday (I'm now 36) my sister bought me the original painting used for the front cover design of 'Then again maybe I won't'. She bought it from the artist who visited the London bar she worked in. She forgot to get it signed though and I'd dearly love to be able to contact the artist to get it signed. Cab you help me at all?
I was not interesting in reading as a child until I hit 6th grade and found YOU. I read your books over and over and eventually branched out into other authors, but it was because of you that I started reading.
I have been a 2nd grade teacher for 16 years, sharing some of your books with my students and now I'm somewhat changing careers and becoming a high school librarian.
I just want to thank you for all the books you've written and all the children you've turned into readers throughout the years. You are a wonderful inspiration!
Happy belated birthday, Judy! I am a third grade teacher at a small school in New Jersey. While reading started out as a challenge for my students this year, the tides quickly turned when I decided to switch to novels. Upon reading the Fudge series to my students, they discovered a new love for reading. We would love to share our success with you, if you are ever up for a visit to a tiny school in your home state!
I read your books as a child... grew up with you! Loved your books... they were such a part of my childhood (and my husbands)....sooo excited to start sharing them with my children! Especially my old original copies.
Thank you for all the wonderful stories!
I love your books. I have your book the pain in the great one. Im going to try to read it. I bet it is good. oh and before I forget HAPPY early VALENTINES DAY. make it sweet. BYE.
Happy Birthday to one of my favorite authors of all time! I am an avid reader, former book editor, and current travel blog writer and lawyer, and your books were instrumental in fostering my lifelong love for the written word. I live in NYC and have a home in Key West, and perhaps one of these days, I will be lucky enough to bump into you. Maybe I should start carrying around my well-worn copy of "Summer Sisters" just in case!
Happy Birthday Judy! I am a long time fan of yours. I grew up reading your books and loved all of them.
I just read in the paper today is your Birthday. Happy Birthday! When I read your name the first thing that popped into my head was your book, "It's Not The End of the World". In 1985 my ex and I split up, my son was 6 years old. We moved to a new area, first grade was at a new school. It was a very hard time. But one thing I remember is my son and I cuddled on the couch reading this book, we both laughed and cried together and your book helped. Thank You! Have a great Birthday.
I have a daughter in fourth grade that really enjoys reading Judy Blume books.She would most definitely have all of your children books if we can afford them. I as her mother do appreciate the books you have written she loves them so much and they keep her occupied.
Dear Judy, I was reading something today about Roald Dahl's daughter and thought about how fondly I loved James and the Giant Peach growing up. That immediately triggered thoughts of Peter and Fudge and Dear God it's me, Margaret. It made me look you up online and I see that I can leave you a message. My childhood was transported into another dimension because of people like you, who had the courage to put a pen to paper with their creative and wonderful stories and for that I will truly be forever in your debt. You have my gratitude for the day I got to hear my teacher read to us, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. And later, for all of your work. Keep up the good work!
Thank you for inspiring generations of people. You are appreciated.
Warmest Regards, Rhonda
Hi. I'm curious: in Blubber, was the name "Wendy" chosen deliberately to be ironic, as she's the opposite of the sweet lovable Wendy in Peter Pan?
What I pleasure to be able to tell you about your amaizing work! I just finished reading Summer Sisters and Im at a loss of words for your ability to keep a reader digging into the book.
I have to say the ending is wonderful as it can be interpreted in so many ways after all the adventure portrayed in the book.
I can not wait to acquire the rest of your books and read them all!
Thank you for sharing your work with the world!
what made you write novels
you made a impression on my mind that reignited in myself when my daughter entered fourth grade.
Hi,I like your books a lot. I am reading Blubber right now. You are an amazing writer/author. I hope you keep writing!
As a 39 year old woman, you have been a very big inspiration in my life, I thank you.I was addicted at a young age of your brilliance,all your books a new spectacular experience. My mother handed me Are you there God when I started. I am so excited about your new book. Thank you ma'am. Bless you
i love your books they are so awesome and mysteriouse that i half to read the next chapter or page even when it's bed time.
Hi! I was wondering how does your personal life affects your writing? By the way I love you fudge books! I think you should write about a girl in middle school who feels left behind when her friends develop before her. Thanks for considering. Also im writing a report on you so if you reply to that question with my email it would be a great help. Thanks again!
hey judy!,im a 12 year old who is a huge fan..um the other day at school I was reading your book 'just as long as we are together I loved that book so much I read it quickly in a few hour then about 3 months later I read 'God ,are you there,its me Magerat and I was down to earth with that book ,then I realized that you wrote both books I was soo amazed and shocked I just barged out screaming.Anyway..i was just wondering how you do it because when I was reading the books it was like your were writing about me but any way Judy you are amazing..xoxo
I like your books. a lot
hey, just want to let you know that I loved your tales of a fourth grade nothing book and superfudge book!I love to read so..... yeah! Byeeee!
YOUR BOOKS ARE SO COOL MY CLASS IS REAING SUPER FUDGE
hi Judy I'm in joying your books
Where did you go for elemtery school, middle school and high school
i like the movie tiger eyes it is a very good movie .i like the character in it and the owl story how she meets the Indian and becomes goods friends with him. i wish i could have read the book to to see if it relates to the movie or not
What made you decide to be a childrens book author?
Hi Judy Blume my name is Sara I have read SuperFudge 6 times and I read Tales of a fourth grade nothing 4 times I am going to tell my dad to buy Fudge a Manie, Otherwise known as Shelie the great, and Double Fudge.I love your Books soo much! Love Sara M
Hello Judy, I just perused your website as part of a research exercise in my creative writing class. One of the questions posed was "who do you admire and want to emulate." Since my daughter had read and loved many of your books when she was young, your name has always been at the top of my list of favorite authors. I think your site is wonderful, easy to navigate and inspiring with lots of good information.
I also read your personal experience with breast cancer in 2012. Very touching and transparent. Writing about everyday things gives a writer more than enough material, and through it God gives us more than enough grace when those things are life altering. No doubt you have found that to be true, as well. I pray your continued good health.
So, now that I am inspired on all levels, I can tackle my two children's books, For the Love of Big Balooka and Steggie The Needy Dinosaur, with less anxiety. Both fiction based on actual events.
Thank you again for the privilege of visiting your well-thought out website. It really was a pleasure! Godspeed, Kathy
I just finished reading Fudge-a-mania to my 2nd grade class. They are in love with the characters in the book! Fudge is such a funny little kid. We love him the MOST!
Our class has just finished reading tales of a fourth grade nothing and I really liked it I also love all your other books
Hi. I am in 3rd grade,and i just want to say that i like Tales of the Fourth Grade Nothing and Superfudge. We are about to read Fudge-a-Mania. I just want to say I like all your books so far. The end!
Hi I am in 3rd grade Hackler Inermeitiate daering win we read your books we have read all of your picture books .We just finished Super Fudge. We are about to read Fudge-a-Mania. I love your books so far! The end
Where can i buy your books? I have loved you books ever since i was younger, and now I want my kids to read your books.
Dear Judy Blume,
I truly enjoyed spending time reading your books trough out my childhood. I truly find you to be quite the inspiration to many of today's youth, including myself. I am currently in grade 10 and have taken the initiative to write a short children's novel to sell to a number of parents or teachers interested in purchasing the book. The profits will be donated to a children's charity which is yet to be decided, while the printed copies will be donated to the Montreal Children's Hospital. I would deeply appreciate any advice if you will be willing to share. Thank you for your time, sincerity Ashley R.
do you have any siblings?
Dear Judy Blume,
I love Fudge! He's so funny. I want you to make another book about Fudge. I hope you write back to me soon.
Dear Judy Blume,
My class has just finished reading Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing.I thought it was really funny. My favorite part was when Fudge ate Dribble.
Dear Judy Blume,
As you heard we are finished reading Tales Of A Fourth Grade Nothing. Well I loved it a lot, my favourite part was when Peter got a new pet dog. I think your a great author with lots of ideas and I'm looking forward to reading more of your books.
My class just finished reading Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. It was really exciting and extremely funny. I have also read Fudge-a-Mania and I am in the middle of Otherwise known as Sheila the Great! I heard that you have a book coming out, I can wait! Thank you,
i am reading Tales of a fourth grade nothing ..your book is great.Thank you Judy Blume
Hi dear Judy,
I read your books a long time ago and loved them dearly!
Now I just finished reading Soupy Saturdays to my 7 year old daughter. She really enjoyed it and urged me to get the next Judy Blume book which I surely will! Thank you Judy for your stories, for making us laugh and for making us feel special and loved! Warmest regards from Munich,Helen 😊
Are you ice cream? Because I love you<3. I'm good good at science,especially chemistry if you know what I mean;-). I know your not exactly my type, but I'm still in love with you.
Goodbye Judy Cutie(Love you with all my soul)
My class just finished Tales Of A Fourth Grade Nothing and it was a great book. we really enjoyed the book and it was an interesting book. I really hope you do another book like Tales Of A Fourth Grade Nothing.
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