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Hometown: south korea - Posted February 2, 2016 7:22 am
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love love judy

Hello miss judy i wanted to do this guest book for a long time but i always failed i am a big big big fan of you .i especially love Are you there god it's me margaret I also want to do period because that's the sign that I am a girl.I really really want you to reply me back then I will be really excited please!!!!!!

Hometown: Bellmore NY - Posted January 31, 2016 6:31 pm
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Robin L

I am a reading teacher in New York I am doing an author study about you with a group of 4th graders and coming to Key West in a few weeks for vacation. Can't wait to visit the book store!!

Hometown: Los Angeles - Posted January 29, 2016 10:02 am
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Talia

What is your favorite book you've written? Can you write a nother Fudge and Peter book? How did you come up with the name Fudge and Peter ? Thank you Love Talia : )

Hometown: Ballarat - Posted January 29, 2016 4:52 am
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Mitchell

Dear Judy Blume,
I am a fan of your books - especially the ones about Fudge and Peter Hatcher. I like Fudgemania and Double Fudge the best. But I was wondering if you were writing another book about Fudge and Peter. I'd love that. I have a few ideas - ignore them if they are useless.
Peter, Fudge, Mum, Dad, Tutsi, Grandma Mureul Sheila, Sheila's grandfather, Henry the building manager, and Olivia Osterman all go down to Soho for the day for Beverley and Frank Fargo's wedding. It's a disaster, because Anita - Frank's ex - turns up and apologises to Frank, and explains why she had to leave. It's a good reason and Frank, Peter and Jimmy all feel really guilty for getting angry at her. Then Frank has to choose between Beverly and Anita. The decision is yours!
Soon afterwards, Olivia Osterman celebrates her 100th birthday, and Peter buys another dog. A smaller dog. Fudge wants to call it Mr Money, but Peter calls it Rufus George. Georgey or Rufus for short.
Mr Fargo's art career drops dramatically, and they can't afford their apartment anymore. So they move into Beverley's or Anita's home,which is near Peter's apartment.
And Jimmy accidentally lets Peter's crush he likes her, and they end up together, going on dates. But after time, Peter gets a crush on the new girl at school. And his girlfriend finds out...
Then there is Fudge. Fudge, Fudge, Fudge, Fudge, Fudge. He is in prep this year, and is flunking everything. Maths, English, the lot! Even P.E. It turns out "Rat Face" is his teacher, but nobody recognizes her. So, plotting revenge, she flunks him at everything he has. But when Parent/Teacher Interviews are organized, she accidentally slips some information about her old kindergarten, where Fudge went. Then Tutsi sees a mouse on a poster on one of the walls, and says "rat", just when mum says "you're face, it's looks like", meaning "familiar". Then it clicks.
Oh and Tutsi can speak sentences. And Grandma Mureul and Buzy Senior take a two-month long cruise on a very romantic ship. Each day, the Hatchers and the Tudmans get postcodes. One of which says that Buzy Senior had a heart-attack, but survived and will make a full recovery.
Then, when they return, the Hatchers, the Tudmans, and the Fargos all go to Florida and to all the fancy rainforest-y places with the Howies. And Mini Farley can speak too. And Howie and Udora are "TV vegetables", but have their outdoorsy activities keeping them fit. A LONG holiday too, into the next year and all.
On the trip, Tutsi turns five, or six, or four or something. And Peter celebrates his birthday too. He gets a Caramel Cake from the Howies, and from his parents he gets books, a new laptop, and a fancy bike. He turns 13. And from the Tudmans he gets the new dog - spoken about earlier... the one he calls Rufus George.
Oh, and Judy Blume, if possible, please don't make anyone die. I don't think I would be able to cope with such news. Not Mureul, not Buzy, not Olivia, nobody please.
Thank you,
P.S, you don't have to write another book, I just think it would be nice. Oh, and please don't make it your last, if you write one.
Thank you.
Goodbye, Judy Blume.

Hometown: Mountain View - Posted January 27, 2016 8:31 pm
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Joy Sweeny

,Dear Judy Blume.....Thanks for this book. I was born and raised in Elizabeth,attended Battin, shopped at Levy's and Goerke's. sledded on Wyoming Ave, skated at Dreamland and Twin Cities. I graduated Battin 1946 . Phylliis Kirkgaard and I were in dramatics ( she starred, I didn't) I remember the three plane crashes and the fear everyone experienced when a plane flew over Elizabeth afterward. It was something one does not forget. I am appoaching 87 and this book was perfect , reviving all the treasured memories of my home town.......Thank you again. Joy(ce) Paulmenn Sweeny

Hometown: liverpool - Posted January 27, 2016 3:54 pm
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Lynn

dear judy
i was wondering hwta jobs did you have ( if any) before writing?
and what are your interests/ hobbies

Hometown: tipp city oh 45371 - Posted January 26, 2016 4:48 pm
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kristy

When was judy blume double fudge published?

Hometown: Goshen - Posted January 25, 2016 5:04 pm
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Maerbear

Dear Judy Blume,
Hello! I cant believe I am writing to you. I love your books and so does my mom, I am a triplet so I am trying to get them to read your books to. My favorite book of yours is "are you there go it's me, Margret?". Right now I have read: sally freedman starring herself, are you there god its me Margret, Its not the end of the world, Iggies house, Blubber. Every time I would read a book I would decide that one was my favorite but it would change at the next book I read. I looked on your website and I recently had been inspired to start writing my own stories and maybe even take notes in a notebook. Thank you for bringing reality for some of the middle school books you have written, I wouldn't want to be reading abut fairies right now. Maybe I will email you again to tell you my progress on my stories. Sincerely Maeren (age:11)

Hometown: liverpool - Posted January 25, 2016 3:57 pm
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Kaylee

hello im writing a essay for school due febuary 2nd about you. if you could answer these questions that would be great!
Who influenced you to do what you do now?
where do you get your ideas from?
Who are some other authors you admire?
Why do you do what you do?
Whats your favorite thing about being a writer

if you could reply it would be amazing for my essay!
thanks,Kaylee

Hometown: Upper Saddle River - Posted January 25, 2016 3:26 pm
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Yeayoung

In Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, how could Fudge swallow a turtle at his age? Your book was not bad. I would thank you if you told me why you chose to write that in the ending.

Hometown: oakland CA - Posted January 24, 2016 1:13 pm
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Lola

Dear Judy Blume,I really like to read your books,today I finished "Starring Sally J. Freedman as herself"I also enjoyed "The pain and the great one" and "Other wise known as Sheila the great".Also you HAVE to make a sequel to"Starring Sally j. Freedman as herself".What happens in "Margret O' Brian meets the Crazy one?If you need help writing a new story tell me and every one else who absolutely loves you!

Hometown: israel, jerusalem - Posted January 24, 2016 3:20 am
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yiftach

hello judy,

my name is yiftach and i am 7 years old. i wrote in hebrew what i wanted to tell you and my mother translated it. i just finished reading your books about 'pain and great'. it was the most funny, interesting, great books i have ever read! the situation in jerusalem isn't easy these days and i spend a lot of time at home without doing much. your books made me laugh a lot, especially when i read about jake - 'the pain'- and his only-white food. when i finished reading the three books i asked my mom to take me to the library, so i could borrow another book of my favourite sister and brother, but my mom said there are only three books.that made me very sad. i want to thank you for the wonderful time i had reading your books and to request one thing: please, write another book of 'the pain and great'! i will be the first one to read it! thank you for writing for us,kids, about our life, home, family and feelings. i would also want to know, how do you remember so well what children think and feel. thank you and שלום shalom. yiftach

Hometown: Richmond - Posted January 23, 2016 8:05 pm
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Bree

Ms. Blume: I wanted to take the time to thank you for introducing me to the art of the written word. As a youngster, your children's books were the first novels I read, and I have been an avid reader since then. Because of your books, I developed a love for reading and writing, which has helped shape my career as an attorney. Reading your books opened me up to a magical and creative world that honestly changed my life. Again, thank you for sharing your gift with others. God bless you!

Hometown: Farmingdale - Posted January 22, 2016 2:11 pm
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Jeff Levy

Reading "Unlikely" and cannot help but remember all the events. My folks owned Levy Brothers,I remember seeing the crash at Janet from my bedroom window. My daughter lives in KW and we are here for the month visiting, as we do every year. Small world!

Hometown: Durban South Africa - Posted January 22, 2016 7:02 am
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Jenna Kay

Hi my name is Jenna i live in Durban i love to read your books they are super good we got told at school to do an oral on our favourite author and i picked you i just wanted to know some information i saw your website wrote down notes so how many children do you have and how old are they i really want to do well in my oral thank a lot love from jen xxx

Hometown: Oklahoma city - Posted January 22, 2016 12:22 am
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Holly

I'm so into ur book FOREVER... and I was wanting to know if there's a second book because of how it ended It really made me mad because of how it ended with Katherine's mom telling her that Theo called.I really want to know how Katherine and theos relationship is like now.

Hometown: New Britian - Posted January 21, 2016 2:14 pm
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Emily

Hi Judy I relly like your Fudge books!

Hometown: New Britain,Connecticut - Posted January 21, 2016 2:09 pm
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Kacper

I love your books!!!!!!! Our class Read The Fudge Series: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, SuperFudge, Fudge-A-Mania,and Double Fudge. We Read The Fudge Series For Read Aloud. Again I Love Your Books!!!!!!!!!!! A Also I Have A Question?, Is Otherwise Shelia Known The Great part of the Fudge Series?

Hometown: conneticut - Posted January 21, 2016 1:58 pm
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joshua

dear judy your books are so hilarious your books inspire me .double fudge was one of my favorite books it was so funny when the guy said you joined i.s.a.f. club that was so hilarious.every day i begged my mother to go to the library to get your books.thats why i like your books.

Hometown: New britain - Posted January 21, 2016 1:55 pm
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madgie

Can you make more fudge books please?I really love them.

Hometown: conneticut - Posted January 21, 2016 1:54 pm
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jehonathan

I love your books!My favorite book in the fudge series is double fudge.

Posted January 21, 2016 1:54 pm

JESSY

i love your books they are realy amazing i hope i can my own chapter books it must be realy cool making your own stories and was funny.

Hometown: new britain - Posted January 21, 2016 1:50 pm
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julianna

hi judy please text back soon i love your books my favorite charicater is fudge because he love money and he was a very funny kid cant wait to hear from you you are the best write back soon please i really love your books so that is why i want you to text back soon have a good year

Hometown: New britan - Posted January 21, 2016 1:47 pm
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olivia

I love your books !!!!!!!!!!!!! especially the one I just recently read double fudge I love the part when tooties is always saying lucky bird lucky bird

Hometown: New Britian - Posted January 21, 2016 1:28 pm
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Sandra

I am in love with the book you have wrote.Reason:because you make great emotions.and all characters! thank you

Hometown: Indonesia - Posted January 20, 2016 9:01 pm
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Diva

Dear Judy,
My name is Diva, I'm from Jakarta, Indonesia - wondering if you ever heard about my country. I know you already heard a lot of praise for your superb works but I just wanted to tell you ever since I read 'Are You There, God, it's me Margaret' til'In the Unlikely Event' that you are very inspiring. I love how the words flew to my mind when i read your books, made me not think about the time that passed and how I really wanted to tell stories like you, captivating the readers. Excuse my bad English, but I just really wanted to tell you that. I hope you have a very great life. With Love, Diva

Hometown: El Cajon, Ca - Posted January 20, 2016 12:49 am
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Drina

Hello Judy Blume!!!
I've been a fan of yours, well since forever it seems like, but really since I read my first Judy Blume book when I was 8 years old. Our teacher read us The One in The Middle is the Green Kangaroo out loud in class and then showed us where we could find more of your books in the library. I checked out Freckle Juice first and even tried to follow the recipe. I believe the summer between 3rd and 4th grade is when I really buckled down and read most of your books. My family moved overseas and the base library had all your books. We only had one English language tv channel and none of our toys had arrived yet, so all I could do was read every single day as it was the rainy season and we couldn't play outside in the rain, not too mention that we didn't have any friends yet as everyone was stuck inside. Anyway, yesterday I found myself at Urgent Care and the nurse practitioner was asking me questions about my mom's health history in the hopes that it may shed some light on my current situation. Unfortunately I didn't have any answers for him because my mom never ever talked about those things with me. I tried to explain to him so I said "No, she was a traditional Mexican mom and didn't even discuss puberty with me let alone things that happen later in life to us women. Everything I know, I learned from Judy Blume and now Google." He nodded sympathetically and said, " Well, we all need a best friend, don't we?" I just smiled at him. Clearly he never read the Fudge books or perhaps as a boy he didn't know your name by heart. It's true though, like many girls I learned most of what I needed to know from your books. I've read every single one and when I saw your most recent book at Barnes and Noble over the summer I honestly squealed with delight, I have witnesses!! I have all your children's books and young adult books in my classroom library too. You're such an amazing author, thank you for sharing your stories with all of us.

Hometown: Bronx,New York - Posted January 19, 2016 9:32 pm
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Alegria R

I am over whelmed with happiness! I have found you! Ever since I was about 7 years old I have been reading your books! Your books got me through a lot of hard times and punishments!(laugh) When I was a child I read till my eyes hurt,but it was your books Ms.Blume that gave me the desire to read! I went through a lot of abuse and reading gave me an escape . Put together so beautifully,so perfect! reading one of your books brings words to life (the imagination). Reading is like living it! I am now twenty years old and am in the process of writing my first book!! I also want to be an author for a variety of ages, I grew up reading your books and it inspired me and gave me life! Following in your footsteps I hope one day to meet you with book in hand! I thank you for your contribution to the literary world your mind is INCREDIBLE! I hope to meet you very soon Ms.Blume!

Hometown: Spring Grove, PA - Posted January 19, 2016 8:14 pm
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Dawn

Hello Judy! I am a few decades late in finally writing to you but I just had to let you know that I read all of your books as a pre-teen and teenager and your writing and stories mean as much to me today as they did back then. As a young girl, it was quite empowering to read one of your books and realize someone actually "gets" you. Please know the lasting power of your writing and thank you, thank you, thank you for your honesty, humor and sensitivity! You are unmatched in the literary world! All the best to you and yours!

Hometown: HONG KONG - Posted January 18, 2016 3:20 am

kylie

DEARMS.BLUME,
hi! ms.blume my name is KYLIE from hkugaps 3C(22),
you know i love to read your books beacause it is intersting ,i always go to the libary to browo some books that you write

i hope you have a healthy body ang good luck!
you can send me back!
love,
kylie

Hometown: Melbourne, Australia - Posted January 18, 2016 1:45 am
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Melissa

Dear Judy,
I hope you are well.
I just finished rereading Summer Sisters [for the fourth time in as many years]. Love this story.
There is something about Caitlin and Sharkey that just occurred to me. Their individual reactions to anything of a sexual nature makes me suspect that they were sexually abused as children. Nothing to this affect is mentioned in the story, but it is there in their behaviour. I can't help wondering, backstory: did something happen to them, perhaps by one of Phoebe's many boyfriends?

Happy new year Judy!

Hometown: Whittier - Posted January 17, 2016 8:44 am
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Karyn

You are one amazing person! Thank you for being so awesome and for sharing your talent with us. You are so inspiring! Thank you for being a great example to all of us...

Hometown: Maplewood, New Jersey - Posted January 16, 2016 7:53 pm
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Christine

"Are You There God? it's Me Margret" was one of my favorite books growing up. As an elementary teacher, I've seen loads of kids love books like Fudge too. I have never read any of the adult selections until now. I just finished In the Unlikely Event and loved it! I not only enjoyed the read, I grew up in Maplewood and some of my childhood haunts were mentioned like Papermill Playhouse and Grunings on the Hill (the best vice cream and an even better view). Thank you for a great read and a reminder of my youth.

Hometown: perris,ca - Posted January 15, 2016 3:12 pm
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breanna

can I help you make a new book?

Hometown: Idaho, USA - Posted January 14, 2016 7:24 pm
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Jordan

Dear Judy Blume,
I have been in love with your books as long as I can remember. The books I love and read over and over again is "Are you There God, It's Me Margret", and "BFF" Right now I'm actually reading "Bff" for the first time. Your characters are bright and funny, and I would read this book when I'm an adult. Thank you for writing these AMAZING books. I hope you write more. Please write back soon.
Sincerely,
Jordan

Hometown: San Jose, CA - Posted January 9, 2016 11:27 pm
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Ramya P

Ms. Blume,
I can't believe I'm actually (kind of) talking to you. You have no idea how grateful my family and I are for you existence (I know you probably hear this every day, but I'm still going to say this because you're really awesome). I love laughing at Fudge and my parents wish Peter's sensibility could rub off on me (it obviously doesn't ), but if my serious parents laugh at Fudge's antics, that's saying something (the fact that they read a children's book is also saying something, but I'm not going to go there). It's really cool how you know how kids think, and write books that they will understand. I am seriously addicted to your books, and would give anything to meet you in person. (*NOTE* You probably hear everything mentioned above, like, every day, but the fact that it comes from moi makes it more special. )
I LOVE YOU (in case I haven't implied it before)!!!!

Smiles and Love,
Ramya

Hometown: Hong Kong - Posted January 9, 2016 10:16 pm
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Hovan

Very good Books
10thJanuary,2016

Hometown: Hephzibah - Posted January 8, 2016 11:39 am
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Tina Kauffman

I have always loved your books! I read them to my children when they were little, and they have always inspired us. So much, in fact, that I have started writing books now for my own grandbabies! But, I really don't know what to do with them once I've got them done, lol. I printed them on Shutterfly to give to my own family, but would like to share them with others, so that they might be enjoyed by more people, as your books are! Any suggestions for me?

God bless you and all your future endeavors! You are a blessing to all of us already!

Tina

Hometown: perris,ca - Posted January 7, 2016 2:16 pm
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breanna

Are you going to make a sieres about the howies

Hometown: Lake Charles, LA - Posted January 7, 2016 1:52 am
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Jenni

Dear Mrs. Blume,

I really, really hope that you get the chance to read this message. I wanted to let you know how much I adore your new book, In the Unlikely Event. I have always been a huge fan of yours, and reading your books throughout my childhood is what sparked my love for literature. I was so excited to see that you published a new book for young adults, and while I'm on my Christmas break from college I finally had the chance to read it. For two straight days I could not put it down! I learned so much from this book, and it made me even more obsessed with the 1950's-my favorite decade. I am currently heartbroken that I finished the book, because I did not want it to end. You are incredibly talented and I thank you profusely for your work. Happy New Year!

-Jenni

Hometown: Los Alamos, NM - Posted January 6, 2016 10:41 am
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Marie-Louise

Hi Judy,
I just finished _In_the_Unlikely_Event_! I couldn't put it down, and now I can finally get to my chores.

I read most of your teen books growing up. You were definitely a favorite author among my friends and me.

I was going to ask you about Randy, but then I read about her being a commercial pilot. She may not remember me; we were in the same class in school when you lived here. In fact, I worked with the woman who bought your house. Small world! Please give Randy my best.

I'm looking forward to your next book!

Hometown: New York City - Posted January 5, 2016 4:54 pm
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Samantha R

Dear Judy Blume,
I love you books! You are so funny.
From,
Samantha

Hometown: hong kong - Posted January 5, 2016 3:50 am
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cedric m

Dear Judy blume

I love your books!!!!!!!!!


Cedric M

Hometown: Hong Kong,Tai Koo - Posted January 4, 2016 9:04 pm

Angelice

I have just watched my first Judy Blume book,and I love it.Hope you can write more fantastic books!



Yours,Angelice

Hometown: hong kong - Posted January 4, 2016 9:04 pm

Athena

hi!MY NAME IS Athena.I love your books so much that I read them every day 10 times! Love you!

Hometown: Long Beach, CA - Posted January 3, 2016 5:30 pm
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Sydney

Hi Ms. Blume,
I am so excited to get to write to you, because I love your Fudge books sooooooo much!!!!! I read them just about everyday. I know them by heart.
I am really hoping you decide to write another story about Fudge and his family and that you talk about them getting older. I want to learn who they will become as grown ups.
Please let me know if I can give you some suggestions or help. I would also love to meet you someday. Do you ever come to Southern California?
Thank you and Happy New Year!

Hometown: SF Bay Area, CA - Posted December 29, 2015 11:02 pm
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Maya (Piggie Lover)

Dear Judy Blume,
I'm your biggest fan. I know A LOT of people say that, but who else would read "Are You There God, it's Me, Margaret at 7 years old and use it for a school book report? Hehe. I love your books SO SO SO much,and I've read them around 5 times.(Yes, really.) I've read everything except the adult books, like Wifey. My favorite book by you would have to be "Are You There God, it's Me, Margaret", "Deenie", "Blubber" or "Here's to you, Rachel Robinson." It's funny, nobody in my grade has heard about you. Crazy, I know. You are my favorite author by FAR and I feel like your books kind of grow with me. I bet when I'm 12 I'll think "Ohhhh, now I get Judy's books!" I can't explain what I feel when I read your books. Your wonderful books have inspired me to write my own short stories.

Keep On Writing, and I'll keep on Reading!!

Love, Maya (Piggie Lover)

Hometown: Queens - Posted December 27, 2015 6:55 pm
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Kev

Over the summer, my teacher (who now works for pre-school, and I now got a new teacher) assigned us 3 book reports. For the second one I chose Tales Of a Fourth Grade Nothing. It was hilarious!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! They could've chose a boring book like The Hobbit (no offense J.R.R Tolken),or To Kill a Mocking Bird (that's actually a good idea,but a boring book whoever wrote the book),but they chose THIS?!?!?!?!?! THANK YOU SCHOOL AND JUDY BLUME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hometown: Queens - Posted December 27, 2015 6:43 pm
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Kev

Over the summer,my old teacher told us to do a book report on 3 books. For the second one I did Tales Of a Fourth Grade Nothing. It was hilarious.😃👍😃👍😃👍😃👍😃👍😃👍😃👍😃👍😃👍😃👍

Hometown: Fruitport, mi - Posted December 27, 2015 10:54 am
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colby

I really liked your book Sheila the great. i enjoyed the part about her being afraid of dogs and that she kind of got over that. my mom and i cant wait to read the Fudge books. my mom read your books when she was young and loved them and now i do too.

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