Judy says:

Thank you, thank you for all your wonderful notes. I only wish I could respond to each of you personally. But in order to start a new book I need serious thinking time, which means less time for e-mail. Hope you understand. Just want you to know that my assistant and I read this guestbook every day, and that your continued love and support are a constant inspiration.


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Hometown: easton pa - Posted June 13, 2013 9:43 am


i loved your book double fudge and shela the great other wise knowed shela the great. stay safe judy have a good summer!!!

Hometown: Easton Pa - Posted June 13, 2013 9:43 am


hi judy are you going to write another book because I really like your character fudge and peter.I love your books because they are so good!are you coming up with a new book because my class has read all of your fudge books.your book can be called toostie grows up! I am a hudge FAN!

Hometown: Easton'PA - Posted June 13, 2013 9:42 am


Ms.Bloom I read your series. Are you writing another book? Peter Hatcher is hilarious. I'm impressed with how creative you can be. I like when you said Fudge ate Peter's turtle, Dribble. I love Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing. Your fabulous.

Hometown: easton - Posted June 13, 2013 9:42 am


i like you books a lot.i like Tales OF The Forth Grade Nothing it was hilarious.i hate when the dog dies it is so poor.we read all of the 4 books in your series.your series was fabulous.

Hometown: pennsylvania - Posted June 13, 2013 9:41 am


we read all four of your series my fav one was fudge a mania.

Hometown: easton - Posted June 13, 2013 9:38 am


you should make new book of the hatcher famliy

Hometown: charlotte NC - Posted June 12, 2013 11:28 pm


Hi, Mrs.Blume ! I just wanted to say I finaly read tiger eyes and it was amazing! It is my new favorite book, I love the way you used your words it was so detailed I could perfectly see the characters in my head! It was so sad to me because my dad died too so I could feel daveys pain through out the book. I know how hard it is to loose a family member that close to you, its much different than having your dog die or uncle.well anyways I'm still not sure if I want to see the tiger eyes movie because I have a distinguished way I imagined them from how you described the characters in the book, and I'm nervous if I see the movie I will be upset on how the actors/actress look. Buy I probably will and up seeing it one day. Ok that's all!

- love you,Lola

Posted June 12, 2013 4:24 pm


"Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret" was so important to me growing up. It helped me get through puberty. Any chance you'll update it to let us know how she deals with menopause? I need a trusted resource.

Hometown: Longmont - Posted June 12, 2013 1:54 pm


Hello, Judy Blume! I'm 12 years old, you've emailed me a few times, but I just wanted to send a message to you again! I'm in middle school, so I have summer homework, and I need to read a book with a lexile of around 1200. Do you have any books that would be appropriate but harder that I could read? Let me know, and I'm a big fan of you, and you have inspired me to want to write a book when I'm older. So let me know if you have any ideas! Thanks!

Hometown: Hyannis,MA - Posted June 11, 2013 6:12 pm


I love Summer Sisters its my all time favorite book.I read it every year in May to get me pumped for summer xo Judy you rock !

Hometown: browns mills nj - Posted June 11, 2013 8:54 am


hi judy, i have been a teacher's aide in a kindergarted classroom for many years. i see many problems that children have with learning specific skills. i've been writing books to help overcome these problems and friends and family are encouraging me to get them published. i don't have the first clue as to how to do this. can you help? is it as simple as sending a copy of a manuscript to a publishing company? i want my books to reach all kindergarteners around the world. thanks

Hometown: Beverly Hills, California - Posted June 10, 2013 11:59 pm


Hi Judy; I just read the Los Angeles Times article about you, fascinating. I want to tell you, I grew up in LA and met the man I would marry in LA. He grew up in Elizabeth. We married a year later. And I lived in Elizabeth from '47 through 1955. If you cared to meet me - we could, I've a lot to share with you. By the way I'm writer too. We will meet at Shutters, or wherever... BW.

Hometown: Chandler, AZ - Posted June 10, 2013 9:05 pm


I am a longtime fan who is being re-introduced to your books through a college course on Banned and Censored Literature. I just finished Forever and am reminded of why I loved your books so deeply as a teen reader. I remember feeling that Are You There God? It's Me Margaret was written for me and me alone. It touched me so. Thank you for always being an inspiration and for your tireless efforts at protecting intellectual freedoms.

Hometown: clinton - Posted June 10, 2013 6:46 pm


i don't like freckle juice at all

Hometown: Prince Albert, Saskatchewan - Posted June 10, 2013 12:25 am


Hi Judy,

I just wanted to let you know I was a huge fan of your books growing up. I read them all them multiple times a a child. I recently borrowed some of the books you wrote from our local library and started to read them to my 8 year old daughter. We started reading tales of a fourth grade nothing tonight before bed and she laughed at some of it while I was reading. I forgot how much I loved your books as its been along time since I've read one.. I advised my daughter that I wrote you in elementary school and thought itd be cool to let you know that my daughter appreciates your writing as much as I do!!

Thought I would let you know how awesome of a writer you are!


Posted June 9, 2013 11:44 pm


Dear Judy Blume,
I love your books a lot. They are great. I have read Are you there god? It's me, Margaret, Just as long as we're together, Here's to you Rachel Robinson, Deenie and The Fudge Books. I think I am most like Margaret in Are you there god? It's me Margaret. What book are you writing now? I love writing books. Thanks for the great books!
Your #1 fan,

Hometown: Pittsburgh - Posted June 9, 2013 6:59 pm

Jill Jill

Congrats on the big screen version of Tiger Eyes! No pressure but please try to get more books to this point to! (such as blubber or are you there god it's me Margret)Thank you so much for your hard work and effort to the big screen and publishing!

-Jill Jill

Posted June 9, 2013 5:48 pm


I just saw you on CNN and looked you up, you are indeed a woman of virtue

Hometown: Glen Ellyn - Posted June 9, 2013 8:33 am


There are no words to completely explain what it was like meeting you yesterday. "Tiger Eyes" was a great film!!! So happy Larry (and all of you) were able to make it happen! Please congratulate him, as well. Your words remain timeless, as I am certain this film will, too! With much admiration and love, Tammy

Hometown: colrado sp - Posted June 8, 2013 9:16 pm

Zoey isabelle Garn

What if there was a girl who gets lost in Afrca then a tiger helps her fit in !

Hometown: Wheaton, IL - Posted June 8, 2013 7:14 pm


HI Judy! Just met you at the Tivoli in Downers Grove, IL. You are so sweet! Now I know why I loved your books so much as a kid! Spreading the joy of your books to my twin baby girls and my students. Also spreading the word on "Tiger Eyes", the movie. It was awesome. Good luck with the rest of the promotion tour!

Hometown: Kenya - Posted June 8, 2013 12:59 pm

Becca Waters

Hi JUDY! !!!!! LOVE your books read MARGRET its ausome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hometown: Harleysville - Posted June 8, 2013 9:36 am


Hi Judy!
I am reading your books for the first time (at age 53)! They are so wonderful.

Just saw your movie Tiger Eyes and wanted to share with you and your husband that it was a beautiful tribute to the novel.

Thank you for your moving words and visions on screen.

Hometown: Gaithersburg, MD - Posted June 7, 2013 7:25 pm


Thank you sooooooooo much Judy Blume for the sheer enjoyment of the magical summers of reading your books during the holidays from school. You introduced me to reading from "Are you there God, it's me Margaret" and I learned about the visual world that was there just by opening a book. You helped answer so many questions to a young teen mind, you just knew how to put all those emotions into words. The wonderful books and wonderful characters who enriched my life. I owe you a debt of gratitude; may you be forever blessed!!!!

Hometown: Greenville SC - Posted June 7, 2013 6:24 pm


love over due thank you. at the age of 7 I lost my dad. he had lots of health issues so it wasn't sudden, but to a 7 year old, its always sudden.
A couple of years later I read Tiger Eyes. I would love to say it made it all better, but it didn't. What it did do is probably more important. It showed me that I wasn't alone in my shock and pain. It showed me that I wasn't the only one who didn't understand the decisions made by my mother after the loss of my dad. It showed me it was ok to be mad and to hurt.
Thank you for letting me know what I was feeling was normal.

Hometown: Melbourne - Posted June 7, 2013 6:24 pm


Dear Judy Blume
I love your books we're reading them in class .
There really funny and fun to read.
I really like tales of fourth grade nothing and super fudge.
Your a real inspiration to me as you can do anything.
Can't wait to read the next book!
Regards Masha

Hometown: Clinton, NY - Posted June 7, 2013 5:07 pm


Are you there God was an important book to all of us. I know, I'm 50 years old. I'm sorry, I just wanted to say that when I saw a pic of you I thought you were much younger and can't believe how beautiful you are!!

Hometown: Pittsburgh (spelled wrong in Blubber) - Posted June 7, 2013 2:11 pm


I just went to a book store on Tuesday night. My mom wouldn't let me get Forever. She said I can have it at the youngest, 8th grade. I just turned into 5th. What should I do?

Hometown: PA - Posted June 7, 2013 12:02 pm


Hi Judy!

Our family went to the National Book Festival a few years ago and really wanted to see you, but the line was too long for us to catch you at the end! I saw that I could send you a message, so I thought I'd say hi here since I couldn't there.

I read the "Tiger Eyes" is going to be made in a movie. I'm going to read the book now so I can see it!


Hometown: Chicago IL. - Posted June 7, 2013 10:44 am


We are reading Double Fudge at school. It is a very funny book. My favorite character is Turtle. He reminds me of my friend's golden retriever.

Hometown: Chicago - Posted June 7, 2013 10:43 am

Vivien Bleck

Double Fudge is so funny. My favorite part is when Turtle licks Eudora's face. Turtle reminds me of my dog Wrigley!

Hometown: Chicago - Posted June 7, 2013 10:38 am


I love your fudge books. I hope you write lots more. I have enjoyed Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing and Double Fudge. Next, I'm going to read Fudge-a-mania.

Hometown: Chicago - Posted June 7, 2013 10:36 am


Right now I am reading Double Fudge. It is very funny so far. My favorite part was when the Natural Beauties came to Peter's school. It would be embarrassing if my crazy cousins came to school!

Hometown: Chicago - Posted June 7, 2013 10:35 am


My reading class is reading Double Fudge right now.It is very good because it is so entertaining, especially when Fudge is bribing people to get money. I wonder what the story would be like without Fudge? It would probably be boring!

Hometown: Chicago - Posted June 7, 2013 10:31 am


I love The one in the Middle is the Green kangaroo! I read Tales from a fourth grade nothing and Double fudge. .You are awesome!

Hometown: Chicago il - Posted June 7, 2013 10:26 am


Hi Judy Blume- So far I love Double Fudge. I'm gonna keep on reading you're books as long as you keep on writing books!!!!

Hometown: Chicag,IL - Posted June 7, 2013 10:25 am


I love reading your books especially Double Fudge. I'm not done reading it but so far it's so funny!!!

Hometown: Houston, TX - Posted June 6, 2013 9:17 pm


I love all your books! The very first book I read of yours was Tales of a Forth Grade Nothing! When my daughter was in 4th grade, I gave the book to her and she loved it just as much as I did. Thank you so much for writing such wonderful books as this one!

Hometown: Sparta NJ - Posted June 6, 2013 9:07 pm


Dear Judy
Just wanted to let you know that I'm thinking about you. I wrote you when you were first diagnosed with breast cancer. I was diagnosed initially at 34 and had a recurrence 10 years later. I have been getting treatments for metastatic breast cancer for 18 months now and am stable although I've had a little progression. Hope all is well with you and wish you the best with Tiger Eyes the movie. I've read (and reread) all of your books and just love them and you. Hope all is well and wish you continued success and good health!! Sincerely, Lisa

Hometown: San Diego, CA - Posted June 6, 2013 8:21 pm


I have read and reread all of your "children's" books my whole life. I am excited for a few years in the future when I can share my copies, old as they may be, with my now 4 year old daughter. Thank you for adding to my amazing childhood.

Hometown: Seattle - Posted June 6, 2013 5:53 pm


I have kept my original tatter and torn copy of Tiger Eyes that Ive had since I was 10 years old because it was my favorite. I am sure I could quote you lines to this day. Thank you for all of the wonderful stories. Great memories from my childhood! Although I was always hoping for a Tiger Eyes follow up.

Hometown: Winter Park FL - Posted June 6, 2013 4:03 pm


Just wanted to say Thank you! for writing such thoughtful and meaningful books that were the background to my childhood. I remember reading Tiger Eyes as a teenager and thinking that maybe I did not have it so bad, my folks divorced but both my parents were still alive. That book made a tough time in my life a little easier. Thank you!

Hometown: Berwen - Posted June 6, 2013 3:30 pm


Hey Judy I love your books! I am reading Superfudge so far it is AWESOME!

Hometown: Henderson - Posted June 6, 2013 3:12 pm


Hello Judy and/or Judy's assistant ,

I just read that "Tiger Eyes" has been made into a movie. Congrats! I read this book at the age of 12 or so and it resonated with me then although I couldn't exactly relate. At age 30, I was with my fiance when he passed away in a similar manner to Davey's father. I found it incredibly difficult to find solace in most grief books. I stumbled across "Tiger Eyes" at a bookstore and re-read it, from my new perspective. I can't even begin to express how that book touched me and even comforted me. I apologize for this lengthy message, but as a longtime fan I felt that you should know (even for the millionth time) the impact you have made. Thank you for your work and I am so looking forward to seeing the movie!

Hometown: Ponsford - Posted June 6, 2013 3:00 pm


Judy! That's great news about Tiger Eyes coming to the big screen finally! I think we have all been holding our breath and now it's here and it's not just a rumor. It's really here. I bought your books for my children. You're absolutely wonderful! Just today I read about the passing of Esther Williams. My first thought was about Sally J. Freedman and how broken she must have been hearing the news. What I am trying to say is each and every one of your books has a character that we can all identify with and ficticious character's become real people with real feelings. That's how write. You make us believe. You're amazing judy Blume! Please don't ever stop writing.

Hometown: Charleston, SC - Posted June 6, 2013 2:18 pm


Hi Ms. Blume! I have read "Are You There God? It's Me Margaret", and I truly, truly enjoyed it, even if it was over 20 years ago! I will now purchase your adult books, and I know that I will find these quite enjoyable, as I found the wonderful book that I read as a child. My little girl is way more of a reader than I was at her age of 11, and she has read ALL of your books! Keep up the great work as an author! You ROCK!

Hometown: Fredonia, NY - Posted June 6, 2013 1:30 pm


I read your books as a child and then as a young adult. Your gift for telling a story is one of the great memories I have from my childhood.


Hometown: California - Posted June 6, 2013 2:07 am


Every year - I pull out my favorite read "Summer Sister" have your son adapt this to the big screen.

Hometown: Hughesdale - Posted June 6, 2013 12:18 am


To Judy I love your books and I have sent you a letter hope you receive it

Hometown: New Milford - Posted June 5, 2013 1:34 pm


Our 3rd Grade Class just finished reading "Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great" and we loved it. We are your friends from New Milford, New Jersey at Berkley Street Elementary.
Keep on writing

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